Nuke Bizzle Wiki – Nuke Bizzle Biography
Fontrell Antonio Baines aka, Nuke Bizzle is an American Rapper and Musical artist. He is from Memphis, Tennessee, but now lives in the Hollywood Hills in California. He was arrested on September 23 in Las Vegas and charged with access device fraud. Prosecutors say he used stolen identities to file for $1.2 million in benefits. He appeared to boast of the scam in a music video released on September 10.
Nuke Bizzle is 31-year-old old as of 2020.
Earlier Life and Education
Nuke lives in Las Vegas, Nevada. he attended Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis and that he studied at the University of Memphis. In a Facebook post a few hours before his arrest was announced, Baines wrote about how he sends money to his friends who are currently in prison. Baines has close to 5,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel and over 30,000 followers on his Instagram page.
Nuke Bizzle’s rap career may be about to fizzle after the hip-hop artist who bragged on a track about getting rich by committing unemployment fraud was arrested Friday on federal charges that he ripped off more than $1.2 million in pandemic unemployment assistance.
Nuke Bizzle Fraud
He is accused of exploiting the government program through third parties including the stolen identities of persons in the Koreatown and Beverly Hills neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Investigators say that Baines and others accessed $704,000 in cash withdrawals using government-issued debit cards.
In total, he had access to 92 different unemployment debit cards with 1.2 million dollars stored on them, the press release said. One cash withdrawal took place in Las Vegas, according to investigators. Baines was arrested in the city on September 23 and was in possession of eight unemployment debit cards, the statement says.
Nuke boasts in a YouTube music video about a scheme to steal unemployment benefits and displays what appears to be dozens of benefits letters and bank cards that he raps paid for his swag.
But that fictional tale was true to life, prosecutors for the U.S. attorney’s office in Los Angeles allege. Bizzle, whose real name is Fontrell Antonio Baines is accused of using a series of stolen identities to fund his lifestyle in the Hollywood Hills, court documents said.
Nuke allegedly exploited the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance provision of the CARES Act, which is designed to expand access to unemployment benefits to self-employed workers, independent contractors, and others who would not otherwise be eligible, according to the affidavit filed with the criminal charges.
Arrest & Charge
Nuke is charged with three felonies — access device fraud, aggravated identity theft, and interstate transportation of stolen property. If convicted on all charges, he could face a statutory maximum sentence of 22 years in federal prison.
was taken into custody by Las Vegas police last month when he was a passenger in a speeding Cadillac Escalade. According to the affidavit, he consented to a search.
He was arrested by Las Vegas Metro police in connection with possession of eight EDD debit cards in seven different names without the owners’ consent, the affidavit said.
The Vegas police also found $49,734 under the third row of seats where Baines was seated, the affidavit said. Baines pleaded not guilty to charges related to the arrest and was released on bond.
In Friday’s announcement of federal charges, prosecutors said at least 92 debit cards were “pre-loaded with $1.2 million in fraudulently obtained benefits” mailed to addresses associated with the rapper.
Nuke Bizzle Statement
In the video for the song, Baines says at he does “My swagger for EDD.” When holding up a bunch of envelopes from the department, Baines said, “Go[ing] to the bank with a stack of these.” The press release says the lyrics are “presumably a reference to the debit cards that come in the mail. A second rapper in the video intones, “You gotta sell cocaine, I just file a claim….”
According to his Instagram page, Baines launched the song on September 11. Baines wrote in the caption, “Just last night I was selling P’s till I woke up to 300 G’s.”