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Flo Rida

I Got Jacked for $170K in Real Estate Scam

1/23/2014 12:20 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Flo Rida
got taken for a Rida -- at least according to new court docs -- the rapper claims he forked over $170,000 to purchase a house in the Sunshine State ... and the owners ran off with his money.

Here's the story -- Flo claims he attempted to purchase the home from Florida couple Pierre and Marie Malette in 2009 ... but the deal never closed.

Flo claims he handed over the money as a down payment, but the Malettes never signed over the house ... leaving Flo with no house and no money.

Sources close to Flo tell us he's not as upset about the house -- he wasn't going to live there ... it's more about the dough.

The Malettes have since filed for bankruptcy ... and now Flo has filed a claim in their case, demanding his $170K.

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28 COMMENTS

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Doodlebug    

I beat blue ugly

191 days ago
2.

BLUE UGLY 💩    

I just made 170k, what a coincidence

191 days ago
3.

Tarington    

Good luck, Flo, squeezing blood out of a turnip.

191 days ago
4.

ibbaby    

Some people ARE as stupid as they look. Another Florida child left behind dazed and confused.

191 days ago
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Clyde T.M. Nestra    

Was he buying the house directly from the owner? Always dicey. If he had used a realtor, that $170,000. would have been held safely in an escrow account. Good luck on the bankruptcy....pennies on the dollar, if that.

191 days ago
6.

billybob    

$170k... was it the advance for the garage or what?

191 days ago
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Dr. Cornelia J. Dogbarker PhD    

Hahaha.... One of the dumber things I've ever heard.

191 days ago
8.

She's baaaack    

$170K for an entire house? I'd love to see that.

191 days ago
9.

bob    

Stupid is as stupid does

191 days ago
10.

Yurra Knutz    

$170K you say? Nope. We don't know anything about it.

191 days ago
11.

BTDT    

Thick as a brick.
Lawyers and real estate brokers exist for a reason.

191 days ago
12.

toddpugz7111    

you know what they say about a fool and his money, I guess this proves it!

190 days ago
13.

Toilethead    

Dumbass.

190 days ago
14.

woolly -Bear    

Why can't these Talentless Douche Bags learn how to spell. Flo Rida. The F#CKING IDIOT 's name could be used for a Tampon. Useless Chicken F#CKER... ;)

190 days ago
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notalawyer    

The picture screams "I am an alien from outer space"...

190 days ago
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