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Da Brat

Trial Derailed by Fraudulent Juror

YOU'RE NOT A U.S. CITIZEN!

2/26/2014 12:45 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Da Brat just got swept up in the immigration mess ... because a juror in her civil trial LIED about being a citizen and now the trial has been derailed and the fraudulent juror is in jail.

The rapper is being sued for allegedly cracking a rum bottle over the head of a former Atlanta Falcon's cheerleader. 

One of the jurors is a legal resident of Atlanta but NOT a U.S. citizen.  But the dude lied to the judge and swore under oath 3 TIMES he was a full-fledged American.

The judge was LIVID ... berating the juror as he declared a mistrial and then holding him in contempt and then ordering him hauled off to the slammer.

BTW ... the bogus juror cost the county $25K. 

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Stay tuned for Cheerleader vs. the Rapper ... round 2.

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