According to a Rolling Stone report, the previously unidentified victims of extortion by FSU's Elgin James were Maverick-signed pop-punk outfit Mest.
As originally reported here, James is the alleged founder of infamous punk/hardcore gang FSU. He is also of Righteous Jams and appeared in the Boston Beatdown DVD series, National Geographic's documentary on Straight Edge and also shot a film Goodnight Moon with Pete Wentz of Fall Out Boy . Authorities allege James started the FSU street gang in Boston the 1990s to establish control over the punk rock scene there.
According to the original complaint, Mest was attacked in Boston and was told they could stop further attacks by making a $5,000 "donation" to FSU, according to the court.
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