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A Baltimore rapper billed himself as self-made music sensation. Feds say Chad Focus was built on fraud.

Baltimore rapper Chad Focus posed a question in February to his Instagram followers: How much would you pay to be famous? The answer could be his freedom, if federal prosecutors have their way. The aspiring rapper, whose real name is Chad Arrington, is facing more than 20 years in prison for allegedly spending about $4.1 …

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Baltimore Rapper Chad Focus Indicted For $4.1 Million Credit Card Fraud Used To Fund Career

Chad Focus could be heading to prison for $4.1 in credit card fraud. Focus, whose real name is Chad Arrington, 31, was indicted on credit card fraud charges following an FBI investigation. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI, the Baltimore rapper, who goes by the stage name Chad Focus, used a company …

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Rapper Chad Focus wanted people to know about his rising career. The feds say it’s a fraud

Image via Facebook. Six days ago, local rapper Chad Focus posted a video message to his 187,000 Instagram followers, a word of advice from the self-described “#BestMarketerOnEarth” about how to land at the top of the charts. The message: other aspiring rappers only need a marketing budget of $300,000 to reach the top. “A lot …

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Chad Focus: Who is the Baltimore rapper named in a federal wire fraud indictment?

Baltimore rapper “Chad Focus” was federally indicted this week for allegedly using an unnamed company’s credit card to rack up more than $4 million in unauthorized purchases — some of which went to products and services designed to create his music and then exaggerate its popularity. Here are four things to know about him: Who …

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Maryland Rap Artists ‘Chad Focus’ Facing Federal Indictment For Wire Fraud, Identity Theft – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A federal grand jury has indicted a rap artist for wire fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft. Chad Arrington, also known as “Chad Focus”, 31, of Randallstown was indicted on federal charges of conspiracy, wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with allegations that he used a company credit card to make …

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