Farruko Held in Puerto Rico by Federal Agents Without Bond After Arrest
UPDATE -- On Wednesday morning (Apr 4), Farruko was accused of hiding around $52,000 undeclared cash in his luggage and shoes when arriving in Puerto Rico. The singer traveled from the Dominican Republic via helicopter on Monday and arrived at the private airport Isla Grande where agents found the money. According to Associated Press, the arrest warrant was issued on Tuesday and he was detained at his parents’ house in Bayamon. After the court hearing, the singer was released on $100,000 bond. If found guilty, he could face a maximum fine of $250,000 or up to five years in prison or both.
Federal agents arrested singer/producer Farruko on Tuesday (Apr. 3) shortly after he arrived Puerto Rico from the Dominican Republic while allegedly carrying $50,000 in unreported cash.
U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement officer Ivan Ortiz told The Associated Press that the popular reggaeton singer (born Carlos Efren Reyes) will appear in court Wednesday morning on charges that have not yet been made public. He is being held without bond.
According to local news, the “Krippy Kush” singer was arrested Tuesday afternoon (Apr 3). Billboard has reached out to the urban singer's office and a representative explained that there were no further details at press time. Las week, Farruko announced his 25-date U.S. tour with, including stops in New York, California, and Texas, among others.