On a June 2009 trial, Charly Wingate, better known in hip-hop as “Max B,” was convicted of felony murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and several other offenses, in which witnesses testified that he planned the September 2006 robbery at the Holiday Inn Fort Lee hotel on Route 4.
Max B was accused of: masterminding a deadly robbery at the Fort Lee hotel 6 years ago. His stepbrother received a life term plus 35 years for his part in the scheme.
Yesterday, August 30th 2012, a New Jersey appeals court upheld Max B’s 75-year conviction for his part in the 2006 robbery and murder of David Taylor in a Fort Lee hotel room. Max B is 34 years old.