Georgia gang member arrested for concentrating on the house of Mariah Carey, one other superstar

That ruthless street gang targeting houses Rich athletes and celebrities in the Atlanta area — including Mariah Carey — have been charged with more than 200 crimes in Georgia, prosecutors announced Monday.

Twenty-six members of the drug gang face charges that include kidnapping, home invasion, shooting and armed robbery for a series of crimes that are also victims of social media influencers, according to Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis.

In some cases, gang members bragged about their illegal behavior in hip-hop songs, which Willis said his office would use when prosecuting the case.

Mariah Carey was among residents in Atlanta whose home was burglarized, according to Fulton County prosecutors.
Mariah Carey was among residents in Atlanta whose home was burglarized, according to Fulton County prosecutors.
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“What they’re doing is targeting people who show their wealth on social media,” Willis said.

“So I have a message for the public: Where it’s kind of fun to put your stuff on social media and show off, unfortunately these gangs are getting smarter, more sophisticated in how they target you,” Willis said during a press conference. press conference steamed by 11 Alive News.

Carey’s home was burglarized, as well as that of Calvin Ridley’s Atlanta Falcons, Marlo Hampton of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” and Atlanta United soccer player Brad Guzan, according to Fulton County prosecutors.

Most of the suspects were charged in connection with state racketeering and anti-gang laws in a 220-count indictment filed on Aug. 22.

Willis said their investigation was aided by lyrics in rap songs.

“You shouldn’t commit a crime in my area and then decide to brag about it, which you do it for a form of intimidation and to advance the gang and is irresponsible,” he said, referring to one of the lyrics that mentions kicking in. door and steal the car.

“I have some legal advice: don’t confess to crimes on rap lyrics if you don’t want them used,” Willis warns. “Or at least get out of my territory.”

Atlanta Falcons player Calvin Ridley's home was burglarized, according to Fulton County prosecutors.
Atlanta Falcons player Calvin Ridley’s home was burglarized, according to Fulton County prosecutors.
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Willis said efforts to bring down the drug gangs were among several law enforcement agencies and warned the suspects would face harsh penalties.

“We will find you, we will punish you and we will send you to prison for the rest of your days,” Willis said. “And I don’t apologize for that.”

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