Recently the rapper Daniel Hernandez a.k.a. Tekashi 6ix9ine was arrested and charged with federal racketeering charges.
Some of the charges 6ix9ine has reportedly pled guilty to include:
- multiple counts of racketeering
- firearms offenses
- narcotics trafficking
6ix9ine and three associates were arrested in November on federal weapons and racketeering charges. Authorities alleged that he “participated in the operation and management of” the New York City gang Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods.
“This gang, which included platinum-selling rap artist Tekashi 6ix9ine, wreaked havoc on New York City, engaging in brazen acts of violence,”
said, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman, in a statement at the time of the arrest. 6ix9ine was alleged to have taken part in gunpoint robbery and the shooting of a bystander in Brooklyn.
On Wednesday, three 6ix9ine associates were indicted with charges in connection to the June 2018 attempted shooting of Chief Keef in Times Square.