Black Mafia Family Kingpin Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Drug Charges

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The leader of the Black Mafia Family (BMF) plead guilty yesterday (November 20) to heading a criminal enterprise including drug distribution and money laundering.
BMF honcho Demetrius Flenory, also known as Big Meech, entered his guilty plea in United States District Court in Detroit, the city from which he hails, before Judge Avern Cohn, according to the Drug Enforcement Administration's official website.
The 39-year-old drug king pin said that from 1990 through 2005 he led BMF in large scale distribution of controlled substances, mainly cocaine, collecting millions of dollars in cash off the sales of narcotics.
He washed the money in real estate purchases and bought vehicles and jewelry with the cash
According to the terms of the plea bargain, Flenory agreed to pay back $270,000,000 and faces 30 years in prison. A sentencing hearing has not been set.
Flenory's brother, Terry Flenory and five other defendants are still scheduled for trial on November 26. 41 defendants have been indicted along with the brothers and 32 have pleaded guilty.

Jacob the Jeweler (born Jacob Arobov) was arrested on charges of conspiring to commit money laundering of reportedly up to $270 million for BMF through his Jacob & Co. business. He plead to a lesser charge.

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