FBI files on Tupac Shakur murder show he received death threats from Jewish gang

Files state that Jewish Defense League had extorted money from 'various rap music stars' by making 'death threats' and then offering protection for a fee.

Tupac Shakur - AP
Murdered rap star Tupac Shakur. / Photo by AP
By Haaretz Service
Published 15:45 14.04.11

Files released Thursday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on the 1996 murder of rapper Tupac Shakur state that the star had received death threats from the Jewish Defense League, an organization that has been characterized as terrorist group.

Shakur was shot dead in Las Vegas in September 1996, in a murder case which remain unsolved.

"The JDL… have been extorting money from various rap music stars via death threats," the FBI file on the case states. The report then goes on to describe how the group would make the death threats, and then call the rap star and offer protection for a fee.

According to the documents, Shakur was a victim of this scheme, as was another late rapper, Eazy-E.

Although the documents refer to the JDL extortion scheme, they don't make a direct connection between the group and the murder of Shakur.

The FBI files were released as part of the Freedom of Information and Privacy Acts.

The JDL was founded by Rabbi Meir Kahane, who once served in the Knesset, but whose party was later banned for its extreme right-wing beliefs, which included transferring Arabs out of Israel. Kahane was murdered in New York in 1990 by an Arab-American gunman.


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  • 6.
    CIA killed Tupac
    There was never an East/West coast rap fued as he like Biggie was killed by the ILLUMINATI.
  • 5.
    karma, instant and otherwise
    When are people going to start "dealing with" JDL, ADL, Mossad, CEO's, editors, etc., etc.? How do these demons in disguise always get away with perpetrating crimes on anyone, anytime, anywhere and there's never tit for tat? Isn't it time they started 'paying the piper'?
  • 4.
    Irgun started modern terrorism
    Irgun...the state was founded on terrorism. Not surprising at all to hear about another crime extortion racket.
  • 3.
    poor Topac
    most likely the Creeps or Blods or some other garbage got him, but who cares does anybody miss him, Hell mo
  • 2.
    and this organization is running freely in the US?
  • Are you talking about the FBI?
  • Yes and No
    Their parent group, Kach, is a registered terrorist organization here in the US.
  • their brothers also operate freely in france
    they are known from the police, but by some surnatural phenomenon no citizen can explain so far, they get away with their crimes....
  • Yes why not? Only beacuse it is Jewish?
  • Yes why not? Only beacuse it is Jewish?
  • France
    What crimes have they committed in France ?
  • nope because they are terrorists.
  • 1.
    Every Group Has It's Scum...
    They're scum. Just another gang. They should be banned.