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Feds tell judge Baltimore rapper YGG Tay offered $20,000 bounty on witness — but he hasn't been charged

Feds tell judge Baltimore rapper YGG Tay offered $20,000 bounty on witness — but he hasn't been charged

A federal prosecutor and an FBI agent say the popular Baltimore rapper known as YGG Tay offered $20,000 for the murder of a police informant who was gunned down last June.

The informant, Guy Coffey, 28, was supplying information on a West Baltimore street gang of alleged hit men and heroin dealers known as “Trained To Go.”

A trial for eight men accused of running the violent gang began this week in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.

In the days preceding the trial, prosecutors and defense attorneys had argued whether Coffey’s grand jury testimony should be admitted as evidence. During these arguments, the rapper, whose real name is Tay Harrison, was identified as offering...

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