Buju Banton's Appeal Pisses Off DOJ, Causes Government to File Its Own Appeal
On Friday, the Department of Justice filed an aggressive response to Buju Banton's appeal and continued to write off the fact that the drug case was built by a deceitful snitch with tremendous financial incentive to entrap people -- as detailed in last week's cover story.
Last February, a Tampa jury found Buju guilty on three counts, including possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offense. The gun in question was hidden in the car of James Mack, a man Buju had never met or spoken with, at a drug deal that Buju was hundreds of miles from. It's unclear if Buju had any knowledge that the drug deal was even taking place.
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