Detroit rapper Selfmade Kash also deals in credit card fraud and identity theft.
Everyone (and the authorities) knew this because he bragged about his swipe game in his bars, and he posted videos on Twitter and Instagram in which he flexed his exploits as a scammer.
"He also includes emojis for credit cards and a goat to represent the 'greatest of all time' and hashtags such as #Bins, #Bitcoins, #cvv, #dumpswithpin, #ScamLikely and #swipegoat," court documents state.
But his life as a scammer was somewhat of a scam. In 2017, Kash started selling pin numbers online. The numbers were either useless or fakes. But the Feds know of four instances in which he was wired between $400 and $600 for the bogus digits.
He is now being charged with four counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.
Rappers have a long history of glorifying their criminal life. But the difference between drug dealers and those who dabble in wire fraud are the easy to find receipts the latter tend to leave ...