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Usher's Mom -- Driving Force in Cop Investigation

11/19/2008 2:01 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Jonetta PattonUsher's mom has danced her way into the center of a real-life police investigation -- after allegedly pulling a stiff job during the BET awards.

One of the freelance limo drivers who worked for U's mama's Atlanta-based transportation company has just filed a complaint with the Dekalb County PD -- claiming she never forked over his $1,668 paycheck after he worked the awards.

Dekalb County detectives are currently on the case. A rep for the company tells us, "The drivers were hired as independent contractors and are paid 30-45 days net when working on special events of the magnitude of the BET Hip Hop Awards that took place on Oct. 18th. They were hired at the recommendation of an employee who was recently terminated by JCarr and are disgruntled that their services are no longer being used by the company as a result of the unprofessional nature of the fired employee."

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Just my opinion    

It was just an oversight, she'll pay.

2131 days ago
2.

Tim    

Didn't she die just recently?

2131 days ago
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Just my opinion    

That was Kanye's mom..........

2131 days ago
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R.Zimmerman    

Isn't this the one who is always trying to run the son's life and interfere in his marriage? Looks like she had too much else to do instead of running her business.

2131 days ago
5.

Adams    

OK. He worked the Hip Hop awards and was suprised that he did not get paid. I bet non of the wait staff go tiped either.

2131 days ago
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Tiaga    

I was one of 12 drivers who did not get paid for working for J. Carr Transportation. We were told we were getting paid every Friday since October 24, 2008. You tell me oversight, I tell you DISREGARD!!!!!!! Right is right no matter who you are or how much money you have.

2130 days ago

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