Skip to comments.Chicago man freed from prison, given $25 million. He spent his 2nd chance rebuilding his old gang
Posted on 03/09/2017 5:13:51 PM PST by SJackson
Chicago man freed from prison, given $25 million. He spent his second chance rebuilding his old gang
The top was down on Thaddeus Jimenez's shiny Mercedes convertible and opera music blared on the stereo as he and a gang associate drove around Chicago's Northwest Side looking for someone to shoot.
Just three years earlier, Jimenez had won a staggering $25 million verdict for his wrongful murder conviction. But instead of building a new life, he used the windfall to rejuvenate his old gang, paying recruitment bonuses, buying guns and fancy cars, and even giving cash prizes to members willing to tattoo their faces with the Simon City Royals insignia.
Cruising the Irving Park neighborhood on that muggy Monday morning in August 2015, Jimenez carried a sapphire blue, custom-plated pistol and had Gucci luggage bags crammed with extra ammunition stowed in the back seat, court records show. His passenger, Jose Roman, held a .22-caliber Mossberg semiautomatic rifle at his side as he filmed their travels with his iPhone.
Shortly after 11 a.m., Jimenez pulled the Mercedes up to an ex-gang member who knew the two men and greeted them warmly. As the camera rolled, Earl Casteel, 33, was startled to hear Jimenez threaten him.
"Why shouldn't I blast you right now?" Jimenez declared.
"Blast me, n----?" Casteel replied, according to a transcript of the video in court records. "You my brother, man! I ain't got nothing against you."
Without hesitation, Jimenez nonchalantly aimed his pistol at Casteel's legs and opened fire, shooting him once in each thigh.
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You can take the hood out of the ghetto but you can’t take the ghetto out of the hood...
But remember, we are not allowed to pass judgement on the lowest elements of our society and their degraded culture.
Chicago Progs and this thug deserve each other.
As if that loser would have ever earned 25 million in his lifetime not including selling drugs or other criminal behavior.
He thought he was Al Capone reincarnated.
You can take the thug out of the hood, but you can not take the hood out of the thug.
But he only got the gang back together so he could “earn” enough money to retire with a couple a million bucks, yo. It was the long game to put together enough scratch to go straight. That $25 million? Shiiiit, you don’t want to talk about that, not with the old gang hanging around listening to everything. they might get some funny ideas. best go bust a couple o caps in some fool’s legs.
So what law firm deserves the credit for this guy?
He will be dead very soon.
Some folks given a few dollars become millionaires.
Others given millions become broke over night and in jail.
Let me guess...Son of Obama?
This reads like a comedy.
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Damon Runyon could have written it.....
I would say a low I.Q. and and a lot of cash usually ends up with a body count.
He’s white with a Hispanic last name.
So I guess “white Hispanic” is actually a “thang”.
Freakin’ savage. Case Closed.
It is actually :)
I’m “Hispanic” and pretty darn white due to my Basque/Spanish ancestry. So is the wife, though she’s Cuban. She’s whiter than Jorge - snowflake white and natural blonde.
Most Latin American nations are aristocratic. Ruled by whitey.
The way this crap unfolds it was probably $25 mil — TAX FREE
Proof positive that it isn’t “poverty” that makes them behave this way.
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