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Homeland Security agents raid L.A. mansion associated with Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs



Homeland Security agents raid L.A. mansion associated with Sean 'Diddy' Combs
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A mansion within the Holmby Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles related to music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs was raided by U.S. brokers with the Division of Homeland Safety on Monday.  

Footage of the raid captured by Sky5 confirmed a number of SWAT autos in addition to brokers in bulletproof vests transferring out and in of the house within the 200 block of South Mapleton Drive. Federal brokers had been additionally seen questioning a number of folks, who gave the impression to be at the very least quickly detained simply exterior the house.  

In response to reporting by the tabloid outlet TMZ, the rapper’s L.A. and Miami properties had been each raided this afternoon, and whereas there are reviews that these are tied to sex-trafficking allegations geared toward Combs, federal legislation enforcement officers haven’t confirmed that.  

When requested for remark, officers at Homeland Safety Investigations offered KTLA with the next assertion:  

“Earlier in the present day, Homeland Safety Investigations (HSI) New York executed legislation enforcement actions as a part of an ongoing investigation, with help from HSI Los Angeles, HSI Miami, and our native legislation enforcement companions. We are going to present additional data because it turns into accessible.” 

Together with brokers from HSI New York, there have been additionally brokers from the division’s L.A. and Miami places of work, as nicely native legislation enforcement on the scene.

Homeland Safety brokers encompass a Holmby Hills mansion related to rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs on Monday, March 25. (KTLA)

An legal professional for singer Cassie Ventura, who has accused Combs of rape, bodily abuse and forcing her to have interaction in intercourse acts with different males earlier than reaching a settlement a day after she filed her lawsuit, offered KTLA with the next assertion relating to the raids: 

“We are going to at all times assist legislation enforcement when it seeks to prosecute people who have violated the legislation,” Lawyer Douglas Wigdor stated. “Hopefully, that is the start of a course of that may maintain Mr. Combs answerable for his wicked conduct.”  

KTLA Authorized Analyst Alison Triessl believes it’s clear that federal brokers are searching for proof of crimes. 

“For instance, P. Diddy has been accused of sex-trafficking. He’s additionally been accused of nonconsensual pornography. The officers would’ve executed that search warrant to assemble any sort of proof to show or set up {that a} crime has been dedicated and he’s the person who dedicated the crime,” she defined.  

Triessl added that the execution of the search warrant was little question a really well-organized plan and that it’s customary process to detain everybody inside the home till the search is full.  

A neighbor of the Holmby Hills mansion, Ryan Mendelsohn, informed KTLA that he would usually see black SUVs, Uber drivers and different automobiles exterior the house late at night time, however that he by no means actually thought a lot about it.  

“Clearly this got here out and now it’s like, wow, that’s loopy. I didn’t know that,” he stated. “I’ve seen a celebration twice a month at the very least. I’ve seen women get out of limos, possibly 4 or 5, some standing exterior of the home within the driveway, some going inside the home. I’ve by no means seen them leaving as a result of I used to be by no means exterior of his home for longer than a 15 or 20-minute span.”  

Data confirmed that the house will not be owned by Combs however is related together with his manufacturing firm. A Mercedes-Benz G Class, sometimes called a “G-Wagon,” positioned on the property was registered to Dangerous Boy Productions Inc. 

Combs was reportedly noticed in Miami shortly after the raids executed, although it’s unknown the place the rapper is now and if he has spoken to legislation enforcement.

KTLA has reached out to Diddy’s representatives and is awaiting remark.  

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