BMF Boss, Big Meech, Pleads Guilty To Running A Criminal Enterprise — Faces 30 Years

By Miles Bennett   /   Published 11/21/07

Black Mafia Family (BMF) kingpin, Demetrius Flenory (a.k.a. Big Meech) pleaded guilty on Monday (November 19) to operating a continuing criminal enterprise, which was responsible for drug distribution and money laundering.

According to the Detroit Free Press, the 39-year-old drug kingpin pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Avern Cohn in Detroit, admitting to heading his criminal enterprise from 1990 to 2005, which generated millions of dollars from the sale of cocaine.

The proceeds of the drug sales were laundered through real estate purchases and used to buy a slew of vehicles and jewelry. Under the terms of the plea bargain, he agreed to forfeit $270 million to the government.

He faces 30 years to life in prison. A sentencing hearing has yet to be set.

On Tuesday (November 20), Demetrius' brother, Tony Flenory, pled guilty to the same charges and faces the same consequences.

Five other defendants, which involved 58 defendants, are expected to go to trial next year.

Last month, celebrity jeweler, Jacob The Jewelry (real name: Jacob Arabov) pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents and falsifying records about the true ownership of jewelry agents seized from Terry Flenory and others. As a result of the plea bargain, he faces a 37 to 46 months sentence and must forfeit $2 million in cash.

BMF was also run as a record label. Their flagship artist, Bleu DaVinci, was indicted in early October for conspiracy to distribute cocaine.

  • greg

    leave him alone free big meech

  • CARM

    THIS IS A STAND UP SOLDIER HE TOOK HIS LIFE BY THE HORNS AND CARRIED EVERYONE IN HIS CIRCLE FOR GOOD OR BAD HE IS WITHOUT A DOUBT A MAN OF INTEGRITY, WISDOM,AND STRENGTH. HE MAINTIANED AN EMPIRE ONLY FEW COULD EVER DREAM OF HE IS A BOSS IN EVERY WAY. AND I PAY HOMAGE AND RESPECT TO A MAN THAT DESERVES NOTHING LESS. MAY GOD KEEP YOU MEECH. BMF 4 LIFE. FREE BIG MEECH!!!!

  • philly

    you can't keep a good man down it's a million way of come n up choose 1 meech is the last off a die n breed respect that. just cuz u don't under stand they way a man works doesent mean he is wrong cuz when it all boils down he is a nigga from the same tree just a different peace of paper ya dig.

    stay uip meech

    it's ya boy philadelphia philly

  • BLAQSMIFF

    FREE BIG MEECH!!!!!!!!!!

  • http://streetzizwatching M1

    watz good Meech cuz first and foremost i feel your pain but don"t let it get you discouraged homie let you say sorry is something you say when caught but you observed but in the end what dont kill us make us stronger make us stronger cuz keep ya head up big homie real niggaz do real thangz get at me
    FREE BIG MEECH

  • Major

    .....FR33 BIG M33CH!!!!!

  • Major

    ...R3@L NIGG@S DO R3@L THINGS!!!!!

  • http://ballerstatus.com jacquesmichael

    hey bro. just 2 let u niggas kno .BMF.wuz sum reel shit and still is,Big Meech is a tru as solider 2 bad a nigga had 2 git fuked in the game 2 realize u can't take care of bitch ass niggas.

  • http://deeznutz jp

    yal niggaz are so ignorant

  • lilrolex

    yea let a nigger hussle

  • keri piccolo

    real gentlemen free big meech