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Artist Sean Kingston is imprisoned in Florida

Artist Sean Kingston is imprisoned in Florida

Bail to the 34-year-old singer for $100,000 USD.

Imprisoned: Police released this photo of Sean Kingston in their custody. Photo: Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP

He was arrested after a search of his Florida home in May.

Photos of the 1,300-square-foot Fort Lauderdale mansion showed police officers collecting large amounts of property.

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According to the channel CBS He is Sean Kingston, who became world famous with his hit song “Beautiful Girls” in 2007, and is accused of stealing expensive jewelry, money, a Casillac car and several pieces of furniture.

Sean Kingston during the American Film Awards in 2017. He became world famous with his song “Beautiful Girls” in 2007. Photo: Jordan Strauss/AP

Kingston, who was born in Jamaica, was arrested at a military base in the Mojave Desert in Los Angeles where he was scheduled to perform at a concert. He has now been extradited to Florida and was jailed Sunday in the Broward County Jail, he writes. AP.

During the bail hearing, the judge filed ten charges against the artist.

He is accused of being behind a fraud conspiracy with his mother, who was arrested during a home search in May. Together, the two are said to have defrauded values ​​worth more than $1 million, or more than ten million Norwegian kroner.

Papers in the case show that they are accused of, among other things, the following thefts, write AP:

  • Jewelry worth $500,000.
  • $200,000 from Bank of America.
  • $160,000 from a car dealer.
  • $100,000 from First Republic Bank.
  • $86,000 from the bed manufacturer.

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Sean Kingston performing with Justin Bieber in 2010. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters/NTB

The artist's lawyer, Robert Rosenblatt, previously spoke AP Kingston and his mother are looking forward to facing the charges in court in Florida, and they are confident of reaching a “successful outcome.”

Kingston was on probation following a previous conviction for reselling stolen property, and is also accused of violating the terms of his parole.

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