Bout to Blow: 7 Hip-Hop Labels Accused Of Being Fronts For Illegal Drug Operations
In October 2005, the DEA arrested some 30 members of BMF including brothers Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory and Terry Flenory under the Continuing Criminal Enterprise statute. Authorities allege that the crew, who were affiliated with rapper Young Jeezy and backed artist Blu DaVinci, moved over 2,500 kilos a month and had made over $1 billion of cocaine profit.
Outcome: In November 2007, the Flenory brothers pled guilty to running a continuing criminal enterprise. In September 2008, both Flenory brothers were sentenced to 30 years to life in prison.