50 Cent Says Secret Service Asking About 'Prop' Money | NBC Bay Area

50 Cent Says Secret Service Asking About 'Prop' Money

The rapper, whose name is Curtis Jackson III, went to court this week to answer for Instagram photos he posted showing stacks of cash.

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    Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson arrives at court for a federal bankruptcy hearing, Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Hartford, Conn. Jackson has been ordered to explain Instagram photos, with one depicting him next to piles of cash arranged to spell out "broke." Jackson filed for bankruptcy last year after a New York City jury ordered him to pay $7 million to a woman who said he posted her sex tape online.

    50 Cent says the Secret Service is now asking him about the wads of "prop" money that drew questions from the judge in his Connecticut bankruptcy case.

    The rapper, whose name is Curtis Jackson III, went to court this week to answer for Instagram photos he posted showing stacks of cash. His lawyers said the bills were props.

     

    Buckets of Love ����no big deal this short paper. Lol #EFFENVODKA #FRIGO #SMSAUDIO

    A photo posted by 50 Cent (@50cent) on

    On Thursday night, 50 Cent wrote in an Instagram post that the Secret Service has asked if the fake money was counterfeited. He says he doesn't know.

    He also complained about being treated unfairly by the court system and said he was quitting Instagram.

    Secret Service officials and Jackson's lawyers and representatives didn't immediately return messages on Friday.

    His court filings in the Chapter 11 case list $36 million in debts and less than $20 million in assets.