TAMPA-Reggae star, Buju Banton has been found guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and attempted possession with the intent to distribute cocaine.
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The Huffington Post reports:
Banton was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense and using the wires to facilitate a drug trafficking offense. He was acquitted of attempted possession with the intent to distribute cocaine
Much of the case hinged on meetings and phone calls that were video and audiotaped by the confidential informant, who was working with the Drug Enforcement Administration – and who made $50,000 in commission after the bust.