G Herbo Looking at Prison Time After Agreeing to Plead Guilty in Federal Fraud Case (UPDATE)

Herbo and his associates are accused of using stolen credit cards and IDs to make personal purchases to the tune of about $1.5 million.

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UPDATED 7/20, 11:30 p.m. ET: G Herbo took to his Instagram Stories early Thursday morning to express confidence that those close to him will not snitch on him, unlike Young Thug.

"I know foenemmm wont tell on me lik n***azzz told on Thug," he wrote in all caps.

Herbo's message comes just after the news that he's agreed to enter a guilty plea in his federal wire fraud case.

As for Thug, at the forefront of the snitching allegations involving the YSL RICO case is Gunna, who accepted an Alford plea. This meant he maintained his innocence but also pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to violate the RICO Act. He received a time-served suspended sentence and was released after seven months behind bars. 

Gunna has since addressed snitching claims throughout his latest project A Gift & A Curse, seemingly alluding to taking an Alford plea on “Bread & Butter.”

“Never gave no statement or agreed to take no stand on ’em/On whatever you n****s on, then trust me I’mma stand on it,” Gunna rapped. “Lawyers and that DA did some sneaky shit, I fell for it/On my P’s and Q’s because this time I be prepared for it.”

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G Herbo has agreed to enter a guilty plea in his federal wire fraud case in Massachusetts. He and several others are accused of using stolen credit cards and IDs to make personal purchases to the tune of about $1.5 million in an ongoing scheme.

The Chicago Tribune reports the 27-year-old will "likely face a [sentence] in the two- to three-year range” due to federal guidelines. Wire fraud ordinarily carries a sentence as high as 20 years.

Herbo’s plea hearing before a U.S. district judge is “tentatively” set for July 27. He and five associates were charged back in December 2020 with using identity theft to accumulate up to $1.5M in charges for—per the Tribune—“goods and services, including private jet trips, a personal chef, a vacation at a Jamaican villa,” and a pair of “designer puppies.” 

Herbo—born Herbert Wright III—is accused of lying to a federal agent back in 2018 about his ties to one of his associates, rap promoter Antonio Strong, the "alleged mastermind of the identity theft scheme.” The new plea agreement includes a series of texts between them as evidence, and states Herb will pay $140,000 worth of restitution to “a variety of alleged victims.”

G Herbo had to appear in court on Wednesday, also in Massachusetts, over his July 9 gun possession arrest in Chicago. Herb, who was on probation, was pulled over in a vehicle police said contained four guns and 248 grams of cannabis. He made bond the next morning.

The “PTSD” artist released the 12-song, GloRilla-featuring Strictly 4 My Fans 2 in April, shortly after declaring “I really feel like I’m the best rapper alive." In October 2022 he put out the double album Survivor’s Remorse boasting features from Young Thug, Future, Gunna, Kodak Black, Offset, Benny the Butcher, and more.

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