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

Guerrilla Black


(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