White Boy Rick The King Rat: Richard Wershe was a teenage drug dealer during the 1980's that became widely known as White Boy the age of 15, Rick was meeting with Detroit Police & federal agents at local restaurants to sell them info on crooked cops, city officials & big time drug dealers...during this time, White Boy Rick became one of the underworlds top prodigies associating with city officials like Mayor Coleman Young, & Detroit homicide detectives. Drug enforcement officials ended relations when there was no more info needed from the age of 17, he was convicted of drug trafficking and has been serving a life term since 1988.