Sean Kingston’s Mother Bailed Out Amid $1M Fraud Arrest

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 09: Sean Kingston performs during the Hot Summer Nights Tour at Concord Pavilion on July 09, 2023 in Concord, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

Janice Turner, the mother of Sean Kingston, has recently been released on bail in connection with a fraud case involving both of them. Following a raid on Sean’s Florida mansion, Janice, aged 61, was detained for four days in Broward County jail. She faces a litany of charges, including conducting an organized scheme to defraud, grand theft, and identity theft. To secure her release, Janice posted a $160,000 bond, as reported by TMZ.

While Janice has been granted bail, Sean Kingston remains in custody at the San Bernardino County jail in California. His detention stems from the same warrant that led to his mother’s arrest, occurring shortly after a concert at Fort Irwin. An extradition hearing for Sean is scheduled for Tuesday, after which he is expected to return to Florida to face further legal proceedings.

Janice’s arrest unfolded during a raid on Sean’s sprawling 14,000-square-foot rented mansion in Southwest Ranches. Law enforcement officials seized various items during the operation, notably a colossal LED TV screen valued at $150,000. This TV purchase is central to the ongoing legal saga. According to Dennis Card, representing the seller, Ver Ver Entertainment, Sean obtained the TV on credit with a minimal down payment, allegedly promising that Justin Bieber would endorse the product. However, Card emphasized that Bieber is not implicated in the matter.

Robert Rosenblatt, the legal representative for Sean Kingston and his mother, has expressed their awareness of the allegations. He affirmed their readiness to address these accusations in court, expressing confidence in a favorable outcome for Sean and Janice. It’s worth noting that Sean is currently on probation for trafficking stolen property, while Janice has a prior conviction for bank fraud.

Sean Kingston, renowned for his chart-topping hits like “Beautiful Girls” and “Take You There,” notably collaborated with Justin Bieber on the song “Eenie Meenie.” The legal entanglements surrounding him and his mother underscore a tumultuous chapter in their lives, casting a shadow over their previous successes in the music industry.