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Porn star hires hitman to kill boyfriend to get his life insurance

By Tanya Clark 12:43 PM January 15, 2018
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A porn star who wanted to get rich quickly decided to hire a hitman to kill her boyfriend in order to cash in on his life insurance, according to police in California.

Federal authorities arrested the Bellflower woman after she hired an FBI informant to kill her boyfriend in exchange for a portion of the proceeds she expected to collect from her lover’s life insurance policy.

Rasheeda Johnson Turner, 37, was arrested Wednesday evening and was charged with use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder for hire.

Turner, who has used the online names of “Fiesty” and “Mz. Fiesty,” made her first court appearance on Thursday afternoon and was ordered held without bail.

The criminal complaint filed in United States District Court alleges that Turner sought assistance in murdering her boyfriend – who was identified in court documents by the initials L.G. – so that she could collect the proceeds from his life insurance policy.

Turner told the informant she was the beneficiary of a $150,000 life insurance policy and that she would pay the killer $50,000.

During a series of conversations over the past two weeks, Turner told the informant that she initially planned to kill her 55-year-old lover by herself and she had obtained “pure acid” as part of the scheme.

In the days after their initial meeting and discussion of the plot, Turner called the informant and made statements such as “that fly needs to be swatted,” which the informant interpreted as meaning Turner wanted the murder to occur soon.

During a meeting in a Lakewood park, Turner told the informant that she wanted the boyfriend killed before he could take her off the life insurance policy and cut off her access to his bank accounts, according to the affidavit.

Turner labeled the murder plot “Operation Dumbo,” and told the informant that she wanted the man killed this week.

Turner had shown the informant an app on her mobile phone, which allowed her to track the location of the victim’s phone.

On Wednesday, the informant called Turner and asked where the victim was located at that moment.

Turner provided the location of the intended victim and confirmed that the informant would be paid for the murder.

The FBI then contacted the victim and arrested Turner.

If convicted of the murder-for-hire charge, Turner would face a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.