Fugees' Pras Accused Of Helping Launder $73 Million Into The U.S.

Fugees’ founder Pras stands accused enjoying a distinguished half in a billion greenback embezzlement scheme managed by Jho Low, a shady Malaysian enterprise tycoon. But Pras is not alone; he allegedly labored hand-in-hand with a former Justice Department ficial named George Higginbotham, who used his affect to assist Jho Low evade an inevitable FBI sting, regarding his 1Malaysia Development Berhad cash laundering operation.

Pras, née Prakazrel Michel, was not charged for his involvment within the scheme, however the Justice Department maintains that each one the variables within the case, together with Pras’ potential indictment, are alterable all through the course their “ongoing investigation.” Pras’ accomplice in crime Higginbotham was certainly charged one felony depend “conspiracy to make false statements” to a financial institution, to which he pleaded responsible at a pre-trial listening to on Friday.