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Sean Kingston Booked in Florida on Fraud and Identity Theft Charges

Kingston and his mother, Janice Turner

Singer and rapper Sean Kingston is back in his home state of Florida, where he’s accused of committing more than $1 million dollars in fraud.

The singer, born Kisean Anderson, was extradited from San Bernadino County, California to South Florida and booked into the Broward County Jail on Sunday, June 2, online inmate records show. Florida authorities also posted Kingston’s booking photo online.

He faces a total of nine charges alleging fraud, grand theft, and criminal use of personal identification information without consent, plus a probation violation. His bail was set at $100,000 — $10,000 for each of the nine counts, plus another $10,000 for the probation violation.

Kingston and his mother, Janice Turner, 61, were both arrested on May 23.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office alleges Kingston and Turner have a history of bouncing checks and scamming businesses and banks for furniture, electronics, jewelry and a Cadillac Escalade.

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