2 Live Crew Rapper Accuses Ponzi Schemer Of Defamation

Law360, New York (September 22, 2011, 6:10 PM EDT) -- Former 2 Live Crew member and current Miami-Dade County mayoral candidate Luther Campbell added his voice to the clamor against Nevin Shapiro on Tuesday, filing a Florida state court suit accusing the imprisoned Ponzi schemer of defamation.

Campbell takes issue with references the businessman and University of Miami sports booster made to him in an Aug. 16 Yahoo Sports article in which Shapiro puts Campbell in league with his own admitted behavior in lavishing gifts on the school's athletes.

“These statements were made by defendant maliciously...
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