Dallasblack.com: Report: FBI Investigating Judge That Handed Down Meek Mill's Prison Sentence


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:55 AM

Report: FBI Investigating Judge That Handed Down Meek Mill's Prison Sentence

By: Monya Fleming

Report: FBI Investigating Judge That Handed Down Meek Mill's Prison Sentence
The FBI is reportedly investigating the Philadelphia judge that sent Meek Mill to prison for two to four years over a probation violation. Many of the rapper's fans felt the punishment was much too severe and it appears they are not alone. Now, the FBI is looking into the judge that doled out the harsh sentence. 

Judge Genece Brinkley is being investigated by the FBI for an alleged relationship she may have with Meek's former manager, Charlie Mack. 

The investigation is looking into a possible extortionate demand, with a source stating, "Undercover agents have been in the courtroom monitoring the Meek proceedings since April 2016." 

The insider adds, "Mack had previously told Meek how he 'knows the judge and he could help him with his case." Mack has denied the claims.

Meek's lawyer, Joe Tacopina, claimed that last year the same judge asked Mill in her private chambers to record the Boyz II Men song (On Bended Knee) and give her a shoutout in the lyrics.

The rapper's attorney stated that when Meek laughed off the request that Judge Brinkley said she was "not kidding." Mill reportedly refused the request and the judge allegedly replied, "suit yourself."

They are claiming that Meek's harsh sentence of two to four years came as a result of him denying her request.

Meek's attorney Tacopina believes Judge Brinkley went against prosecutors recommendation for no prison sentence. 

The judge also reportedly showed up while Meek was doing community service, which is not a common thing to happen. 


Tacopina has publicly claimed Brinkley showed "enormous bias" against the the rapper and acted "inappropriately" by repeatedly asking the rapper to drop his current management, Roc Nation, and sign with Philly manager Charlie Mack, whom Meek worked with early in his career.

Tacopina told Billboard he believes Brinkley is 'enamored' with his client, calling her actions 'totally inappropriate'.
Some experts in the legal field tell Billboard that Brinkley's actions could be considered 'vindictive prosecution'.

A rep for the FBI Philadelphia field office said in a statement, "Per Justice Department policy, we neither confirm nor deny the existence of investigations."

Judge Brinkley recently ruled that Meek's two newer arrests had violated his probation. 

Mill pleaded with the court, saying, "I'm human. I'm not perfect. I'm asking for mercy. You gave me the ladder to do what I have to do to prevail in my struggle. I made it this far, I can't really go back and start over."

Judge Brinkley told the 30-year-old hip hop star he had been "thumbing his nose" at her after she had given him numerous chances to get himself straight.

Do you think Judge Brinkley simply had it out for Meek?

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