Kareem “Biggs” Burke /and 50 others were nabbed in a federal drug sting called “Operation Green Venom,” which targeted dealers responsible for moving most of the pot in the city.
From the NY Daily News:
A former Jay-Z business partner who invested in Roc-A-Fella Records pleaded guilty Thursday to participating in a massive marijuana trafficking ring, federal prosecutors said.
Kareem (Biggs) Burke, 38, faces five to six years in prison during his sentencing May 18 for conspiring to distribute more than 100 kilos of marijuana, said Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
Under the plea deal, Burke agreed to forfeit cash, his house and a BMW, Bharara said.