Jussie Smollett Indicted on 16 Felony Charges

March 11, 2019 GEG 2

Authorities claim the two attackers, who are black, have confessed to their role in the hoax after Smollett paid them $3,500 to stage the incident. Smollett may also face federal charges for mail fraud on allegations that he mailed a hate speech letter to himself.