Boosie Badazz’s brother was arrested and booked for identity theft and fraud charges after allegedly stealing $361,000 from the rapper’s Capital One bank account.
Earlier this month, the Baton Rouge rapper said that his driver’s license had been stolen two years ago and that his information was used to access his account. Although he didn’t reveal the alleged perpetrator’s name, TMZ reports that it was his brother, Taquari Hatch.
According to the latest report, Hatch made several wire transfers to different people, who then gave him cash. The largest transfer was reportedly for $80,000.
Hatch reportedly tipped off Capital One’s customer service when he mentioned having a wife. Since Boosie is not married, the fraud department started looking into the case, according to the report. Hatch was arrested last week and booked for identity theft and fraud.
However, Hatch has taken to social media to deny these allegations. “This shit sad,” he explained. “This shit fucked up. Bad things happen to good people. I was out the first day of what they accused me of. Everybody knows I’ve been getting impersonated…Boosie’s been getting impersonated. People running scams. They’re accusing me of wiring all of this money out of the account and then claiming that it was fraud. They arrested me because the phone that was used to do it is in my name. Why the fuck would I do all of this shit only off a phone that was in my name? I’ma get cleared of this shit real fast.”
Then, he went on to pose a question. “Ask yourself,” he said. “Why would y’all favorite artist send this to TMZ?”