DMX ordered to pay $240,000 in civil suit

Rapper is fined for impersonating an FBI agent

DMX was finally arrested on Tuesday (December 9) after a warrant was issued for him following a missed court appearance. The rapper, real name Earl Simmons, was taken into custody in Miami and will now be taken to Phoenix, Arizona, where he faces charges of drug possession, identity theft and animal cruelty. Pic: PA Photos
DMX has been ordered by a New York judge to pay $240,000 in damages in a civil lawsuit.

The judge ordered the rapper to pay the fine in a suit brought by Sergei Priporin, who claimed that the he impersonated an FBI agent five years ago.

DMX whose real name is Earl Simmons, allegedly used a siren to pull over Proprin's car in a parking lot at New York's JFK Airport.

Priporin accused DMX of assault, battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress during the incident, reports He originally sought $4 million in damages from the rapper.

--By our Los Angeles staff.
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