6ix9ine’s Current Racketeering Case Explained
6ix9ine is stacking up more legal issues than money these days. As he sits behind bars awaiting his sentencing after taking a plea deal, the Brooklyn native, born Daniel Hernandez, seems to have a plan to be released from jail by September. Yet, he's still got a long way to go before he's truly free.
Since he was arrested on racketeering conspiracy, firearms and drug trafficking charges on Nov. 19, 2018, related to his gang affiliation with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, the once chart-topping rapper has continued to make headlines for the various updates in the case.
Along with gang members Jamel “Mel Murda” Jones, Jensel “Ish” Butler, Fuguan “Fu Banga” Lovick, Faheem “Crippy” Walter and former manager Kifano “Shotti” Jordan, 6ix9ine was accused of partaking in gang activity and serving up drugs like heroin and fentanyl.
They were also implicated in various violent incidents around Manhattan and Brooklyn in 2018, including a shooting involving Chief Keef and his cousin Tadoe on June 3 of last year.
Following the Dummy Boy rapper's arrest, he's also pleaded guilty to nine criminal charges in his federal racketeering case, and admitted to paying a gunman, who 6ix9ine also identified in the plea, to try to shoot at Chief Keef to scare him. Four of his former associates have also pleaded guilty since 6ix9ine's initial arrest.
Watch a full explanation of 6ix9ine's complex racketeering case in the video above.
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