A former president
of Bad Boy Records has been charged with laundering $1 million dollars in drug
money through a bogus company.
who filed a $25 million dollar lawsuit against Sean “P. Diddy” Combs
last year, is accused of depositing proceeds from cocaine sales into the bank
account of a company known as Gutter Keys.
was unsealed in Manhattan Federal Court last week. The documents revealed that
Burrowes cellphone was tapped and authorities caught him talking to a New Jersey
man about using the proceeds to fund the operation of Gutter Keys.
In addition to
the wiretaps, the man Burrowes had the conversation with is now acting as an
informant for the government.
Burrowes is now
the president of another company, Plan B Entertainment. He is free on a $250,000
bond and according to reports, cannot leave his Harlem, New York residence.
attorney Alexander Eisman told the New York Daily News that his client was being
in this case is a person who is facing a very lengthy jail sentence and apparently
sees the fabrication of a case against my client as a way out of his own problems,"
against Combs claimed that he had been forced out of his stake in Bad Boy by
bat wielding thugs.
His lawsuit also
created a sensation in the Hip-Hop community when he claimed that Combs and
a group of men known as the “The Enterprise” helped orchestrate
the murder of Tupac Shakur in Las Vegas, Nevada.
denied the charges, saying Burrowes hadn’t worked for Bad Boy in seven years.
In November of
2003, a judge tossed the entire lawsuit, citing a “limitless number of