Casanova has reportedly surrendered to authorities after his racketeering indictment.
New York Daily News reports that the rapper, whose real name is Caswell Senior, turned himself in at the Midtown South police precinct in Manhattan Dec. 2. This was after learning that he was named along with 17 other suspects that are already reportedly in custody.
On Tuesday, the FBI announced that Casanova and the other defendants in the case are allegedly members of the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation street gang.
In a collective statement issued by U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss and other officials, the gang members are accused of committing “terrible acts of violence, trafficked in narcotics, and even engaged in brazen fraud by exploiting benefits programs meant to provide assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic."
FBI Assistant Director William F. Sweeney Jr. said in the statement, “As the indictment alleges, the violence and drug activity committed by these gang members threatened the safety of our communities and placed innocent lives at risk.”
“But thanks to the partnership and hard work of all law enforcement agencies involved in this investigation, we were able to stop this violent criminal organization - and show that Gorilla Stone is actually not ‘untouchable,” he continued.
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