Judge In Young Thug Trial Orders Probe Tied To Evidence Leak
The judge presiding over the racketeering case of Young Thug has ordered a probe over the release of a video showing a possible evidence leak. The purported leak caused defense attorneys to file a motion for a mistrial, which the judge denied.
Fulton County Superior Court Chief Judge Ural Glanville ordered the investigation after a video was posted online where a witness was offering to provide information about the rapper for leniency. The footage was taken from an interview conducted in 2021. The highly publicized trial of Young Thug and 13 of his YSL associates for racketeering and other criminal activities is projected to take six to nine months.
Prosecutors claim that the group operated a criminal enterprise associated with the Bloods gang in Atlanta. There are rumors that the defense was responsible for the leak in the hopes of a mistrial being declared.