Maybach Music Group’s Fat Trel has stepped forward to put some context behind a publicized Maryland arrest for possessing counterfeit money.

Trel hopped onto his Twitter page yesterday (March 28) to distance himself from the story.

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Check out details about Fat Trel’s arrest on the next page…

Details of Trel’s arrest went viral Monday (March 28) afternoon.

According to the police report … Trel, who’s signed to Rick’s Maybach Music Group, was at a Maryland casino early Easter Sunday morning when he handed over nine fake $50 bills to a pit boss. Cops say the easy tell was matching serial numbers on 8 of the 9 bills. Fat Trel insists he’s innocent … telling police he got the money from a 7-Eleven ATM in D.C. (TMZ)