Sean Kingston released from Broward County jail on $100,000 bond amid nearly a dozen fraud charges

Sean Kingston released from Broward County jail on $100,000 bond amid nearly a dozen fraud charges
Sean Kingston's family was there to receive him as he walked out of the jail (Getty Images)

BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA: Sean Kingston may have to pay off the transport costs after being extradited from California to Florida amid an ongoing fraud case.

As per court documents obtained by TMZ, the Broward County Sheriff's Office has asked the judiciary to make the rapper pay the taxpayers of Broward County the expense incurred.

In the latest development, Sean Kingston walked out of jail on bond of $100,000. 

Sean Kingston is facing multiple felony charges over defrauding several companies (@seankingston/Instagram)

How much did Broward County Sheriff's Office spend on Sean Kingston's extradition?

BCSO shared that $5,268.53 was spent on getting Kingston to Florida, which included commercial airline tickets, hotels, car rental and travel allowances for the US Marshalls and Broward County sheriffs deputies who were assigned to bring him to the Sunshine State. 

Sean's attorney Robert Rosenblatt told the outlet that their priority is to get Sean ‘freed on bond so the restitution matter is a bit on the back burner for them, at least for now.’

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The ‘Beautiful Girls’ crooner is slapped with 10 counts of fraud and theft following a raid on his Florida residence by law enforcement.

Kingston’s mother was apprehended while he was in California for a performance and later he was arrested in California on May 23, according to People.

According to warrants from the Broward County Sheriff's Office, the singer known for 'Me Love', is facing allegations, including an organized scheme to defraud, criminal use of personal identification information, grand theft exceeding $100,000, grand theft exceeding $20,000, and fraud.

The raid on Kingston's Florida property ensued after Ver Ver Entertainment filed a lawsuit in February against him, alleging non-payment for items purchased from them.

The complaint states that Kingston made several false claims to the company, including an ongoing collaboration with singer Justin Bieber.  


Internet shares opinion on Broward County Sheriff's Office seeking extradition bills

Netizens felt it would be too much for the rapper to return after financial crisis.

A person commented on Facebook, "Nah. If they can't get him there then they have to let him go. I wouldnt be paying anything to get extradited. They got jokes."

"He had one or two minor hits back in the day and was stealing to live like a baller 😂 He doesn't have any money to pay that. And probably gave his lawyer a bad check 🤣" another trolled the rapper.

One poked fun, "He broke tf how he paying."

"Dumb. Sheriff didnt play cards right . he could have waited for him to come back to Florida and then arrest him and MOM .. dumb," another opined.

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