Sean Kingston was accused of a $1 million fraud and grand theft conspiracy; he was extradited and lodged in a Florida jail.

The New York Post reports that on Sunday, June 2, Kingston—real name Kisean Anderson—was checked into the Broward County prison. This is said to have happened after the musician was extradited from California.

According to reports, Kingston and his mother, Janice Turner, 61, are facing many accusations. This includes “conducting an organized scheme to defraud, grand theft, identity theft, and related crimes,” the outlet continues.

The two are charged with stealing jewels valued at about $500,000 and “hundreds of thousands” of dollars in cash from many institutions. Kingston and his mother are also charged with pilfering items valued at over $80,000 and a vehicle worth $160,000.

According to TSR, the mother and son’s “fraud scheme” has not yet revealed its “exact details.” But according to reports, the authorities think their crimes happened between October 2023 and March 2024.

Kingston first gained attention on May 23. Reports of a raid on his Southwest Ranches, Florida, residence first appeared at the time.

It was also disclosed that his mother had been taken into custody and was facing many accusations of theft and fraud.

Moreover, there were rumors circulating at the time that Kingston’s failure to finish paying for a home entertainment system was the reason behind the raid. In December 2023, the artist allegedly spent $30,000 installing a “robust sound system” and a “colossal 232-inch TV” at his house. Kingston, though, is said to have fallen short of paying the whole $150,000. Following the emergence of stories, Kingston shared on social media that he and his mother were “good” and that the accusations, the raid that followed, and the detention were being handled by his attorneys.

But Kingston was apparently taken into custody in California later that night. CNN stated at the time that arrest warrants had been filed for the May 20 arrest of Kingston and his mother.

It was purportedly the suspected million-dollar fraud plan that generated the arrest warrants. At the time, Kingston’s mother had already entered a guilty plea to bank fraud in 2006, according to AP News. The source also said that Kingston was on a two-year probationary period for trafficking in stolen goods when he was arrested.

Sources: (CNN, TSR, 2024.)

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