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Reggae star, Buju Banton’s attorneys are appealing his case and are claiming that he was entrapped by a government informant. Buju Banton, real name Mark Myrie, was convicted of conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

The government’s case against Buju Banton was based on the testimony of Alex Johnson a former cocaine seller turned government informant who earned $3.5 million from the DEA after he was caught trying to import 700 kilos of cocaine into Miami in 1993.

The Broward Palm Beach New Times reports:

Then Buju’s attorney, David Oscar Markus, appealed the drug charges on grounds that the Grammy-winning reggae artists had been entrapped by Alex Johnson, a Colombian coke transporter turned snitch who has earned more than $3.3 million in untaxed income for setting people up yet filed for bankruptcy in 2010. Markus raised numerous other points in the appeal, including speedy trial concerns and prosecutorial vindictiveness.

After nine pages of this type of systematic breakdown, Buju’s lawyers reiterate the arguments that a “nefarious government agent” entrapped Buju; that the government never proved anything indicating Buju’s guilt; that Buju had his constitutional right to a speedy trial denied; and that the original judge was right in tossing the gun charge.

Read More At The Broward Palm Beach New Times


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