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Pretty Ricky’s Baby Blue Receives PPP Loan Scam Prison Sentence!!!!!

Pretty Ricky’s Baby Blue Receives PPP Loan Scam Prison Sentence!!!!!

Pretty Ricky’s Baby Blue Receives PPP Loan Scam Prison Sentence!!!!! Diamond “Baby Blue” Smith is a rapper of the famous rap group, Pretty Ricky and reality TV star who has gotten himself in a whole lotta trouble.

Diamond “Baby Blue” Smith: Musician and Gunshot Victim

Pretty Ricky's Baby Blue Receives PPP Loan Scam Prison Sentence!!!!!

Musicianship

Baby Blue is a member of the hit R&B/Rap Group, Pretty Ricky, who consisted of members Marcus “Pleasure P” Cooper, Corey “Slick Em” Mathis, and his brother, Spectacular Smith. Pretty Ricky had hits like “On The Hotline”, “Push It Baby”, and my personal favorite, “Grind With Me”. They most recently starred on the hit VH1 reality TV series, Love and Hip Hop Miami.

Gunshot Crime

According to xxlmag,com, from a report from TMZ on Wednesday (April 21), the Florida native, formerly known as Baby Blue of the R&B Pretty Ricky, was shot on Monday (April 19) around midnight while in the parking lot of SpareZ bowling alley in Davie, Fla.

Blue and a male friend were reportedly standing next to their cars when they were approached by two armed male suspects. The victim was transported to a nearby hospital. As of reporting time, he remains in critical condition.

The two suspects fled the scene before law enforcement arrived. The Davie Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating the suspects currently at-large.

Diamond “Baby Blue” Smith: PPP Loan Crime and Sentencing

Pretty Ricky's Baby Blue Receives PPP Loan Scam Prison Sentence!!!!!

According to bet.com, Baby Blue of the famed group, Pretty Ricky, has been sentenced to almost two years in prison on one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud after the singer was accused of filing false loan applications for financial assistance as part of America’s Paycheck Protection Program, through the CARES Act.

Smith was given a 20 month sentence after he falsified paperwork to obtain PPP loans totaling $24 million. He admitted that he lied on the application to gain a loan worth $426,717, and when it was processed, he applied and got another loan for $708, 065 for his companies, Throwback jersey.com, LLC and Blue Star Records, LLC.

The Miami native has been ordered to surrender “at the institution¬† designated by the Bureau of Prisons or the US Marshals for this district of Florida or a facility near Atlanta, before 2pm on February 7, 2022. He must also pay $1,111,345.23 in restitution and $1,134,782 in forfeiture as well as a $100 assessment fee.

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MissDani

I am a true fan of all kinds of music, but I love 90s R&B the best. I also love to write and I am currently working on a screenplay and/or TV show script. My favorite rap group is Bone Thugs N Harmony, my favorite singer is Mary J Blige, and my favorite group is New Edition. I am born and raised in New Jersey!!!!!

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