Cardi B's best friend Star Brim was hit today with federal RICO charges. Star, who is currently pregnant, now faces up to 25 years in federal prison.
Star Brim, real name Yonette Respass, was charged in a sweeping drug raid on the 59 Brims. Police call them a "violent Bloods street gang".
Star Brim is expected to give birth in less than a week - and federal agents have agreed to let her remain free, until she gives birth.
Star was one of 18 defendants named in a sweeping federal indictment of gang members in the Southern District of New Yorky. The feds say that Star is the highest ranking female member of the gang. She was charged with slashing a person and participating in a racketeering conspiracy.
If convicted, Star faces 25 years in prison
The next question is - will Cardi B be charged next?
Cardi is an open and proud member of the 59 Brims. While she claims to be "inactive", she has explicitly stated that she's a member of the gang and has “put in work” for the gang.
It's not clear whether the Feds targeted Cardi - or whether any of the members charged will snitch - and reveal any possible crimes Cardi committed while associated with the gang.