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EXCLUSIVE: Rapper Guerrilla Black Arrested For Role In Illegal, International Credit Ring ; Second Arrest Since July


(AllHipHop News) Los Angeles rapper Guerrilla Black is back behind bars, after being arrested for his role in another credit card scam this morning (January 16).

Guerrilla Black, born Charles Tony Williamson, was arrested by Manhattan Beach Police, for his role in a credit card operation that was earning him more than $20,000 per month.

According to Manhattan Beach Police, the rapper and five other people were arrested for their roles in the criminal operation, which used stolen information to manufacture phony credit cards.

Seven search warrants were executed throughout Los Angeles County to dismantle the criminal enterprise, which was investigated by the United States Secret Service Department, along with the Manhattan Beach Police Department.

In July, Guerilla Black was arrested and charged with numerous counts of identity theft and fraud, for his role in an illegal credit card manufacturing ring that operated out of Seattle, Washington. 

According to police, a number of banks in the United States suffered heavy losses due to the ring, since authorities believe the actual amount each individual was earning was well over the $20,000 per month that has been reported.

Banks in the United States that were targeted included Chase, Citibank, Bank of America, Capitol One and American Express, while international financial institutions in England, Switzerland, Nigeria, Mexico, Italy, Canada, Australia, Sweden, France, Norway, Ireland, Russia, Denmark and Germany suffered losses.

Guerrilla Black the others arrested could face new charges for Bank Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft and Fraud in Connection with Computers, Access Device Fraud, Use of Stolen Credit Card Accounts, Receiving Stolen Property and Conspiracy.

Below are the names of all of the suspects arrested with Guerilla Black:

Suspect #1 Charles Tony Williamson 06/23/1977 Torrance, CA
Suspect #2 Dwanna LaShaun Franklin: 02/05/1971 Torrance, CA
Suspect #3 Diana Lynn Waller: 12/22/1958 Hawthorne, CA
Suspect #4 Rhazon Zaki Smith: 07/22/1978 Hawthorne, CA
Suspect #5 Reiona Marie Cage: 09/21/1992 Inglewood, CA
Suspect #6 Myeisha Renee Leavell: 03/12/1989 Los Angeles, CA

  • Wish they would arrest the bankers who have been defrauding us.

    #IJS

    • Q.

      ^100%^
      Ol’ Hood Robbin’ azz mofos. That’s Robin Hood backwards.

    • atle fjeldstad

      Yeah! those guys where pardoned, living in austria making money raping africa!
      SMDH

    • Need proof.. they are a little bit smarter than Mr. Guerilla Black.

  • Guest

    That Rap money must have slowed up dude really is a one trick pony and couldn’t even do that all that well SMH

  • therealest1

    Wow, did this guy not learn from the previous similar transgression? Or was he that desperate for money to rehash a crime he already got busted for?

    • Q.

      The latter. Crime is a Risk/Reward endeavor. 20 K/mo. without having to risk your life in the streets is an excellent R/R ratio! Not co-signing these scammers…just saying.

    • It says he was arrested in July though. If the Secret Service was investigating him for this case, I’m thinking it started before July. Don’t think he got arrested for one than started on the next. He was probably involved in both (allegedly) rings simultaneously but the SS took their time on arresting him on this one

    • Jame Shivar

      dope boys do it everyday!

  • Six7

    MCHA!! PSSSST! ……smh… THIS! nicca….

  • Dadon850

    “Credit card scam, that was for the faggots”. – Sgt. William Rozay

    • Celz

      Lmao Ross is the biggest hypocrite ever

    • Terrance Goodman

      Shit $ knows no gender nor hustle . As long as a fool keeps they
      Ish to themselves n it’s $$ to be made let’s get it !
      Plus Rick fake ass ain’t never seen a brick

  • mike huffman

    How come the only one WITHOUT a hood ass name is Guerrilla Black???

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  • CanYouAllHearMe

    WHY CANT THEY CATCH YOUNG SCOOTER AND FUTURE FREE BANDZ

  • Its crazy how rappers have to survive out here in these days and times. Once rap dont work its back to crime…

  • Terrance Goodman

    Well we know he didn’t keep his weight up( all pun intended) off rap

  • Mike9130

    Dumb

  • This is the only time I agree with freeing a criminal…He ought to be free and clear of charges because all Banks listed above been robbing us for years.

  • Mike Swiff

    Here is the problem: Black is suppose to be from the streets right? Black is suppose to be a Hood Ni66a right? Black is suppose a rapper?? Listen these foolz all needed to get their asses caught by using things that can be tracked, These fools were using stolen information to manufacture phony credit cards. My Dude Guerrilla; Credit Cards? all trackable/ Feds are involved…Damn shame nobody in the click had a half a grain of rice as a brain to say “Yoooh naah we cant do that, shit is trackable!” Dummies deserve what they get! But it goes with hip hop though Black is right on point, this is what hip hop “rappers” do they use other people’s identity! smirk…

    • I would say if your really going to do it, do it once or twice..make some money, and then use that money to invest yourself in a business, whether it be illegal or legal.. they are going to catch you, it’s inevitable.

  • firehawk17

    I dont feel bad for the banks… they hate to see anyone getting over while they are shareholders of the federal reserve who make money.. basically they dont wanna be giving people free money not taxed lol… frauding the banks and the reserve you will be found.. they gonna get some harsh time though…sad but the business practices of the banks are sub par and out for profit…got pay their loan shark back…

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  • Jame Shivar

    First he stole Biggies identity….now he wants everyone elses! smh

  • Slaughtr

    Only if this could have been officer Rickey I’d be happy. No more fraud in the street.

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