Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Ex-Manager Shotti Pleads Guilty in Federal Racketeering Case
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The 6ix9ine saga continues.
Tekashi 6ix9ine’s ex-manager, Kifano “Shotti” Jordan, pleaded guilty to two federal weapons counts on Thursday, officials said.
Both Shotti and 6ix9ine, née Daniel Hernandez, and other associates were charged in a November 2018 racketeering case.
According to a report in Vulture, Shotti admitted to “using and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence” during his plea proceeding today. According to the Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s Office, he also admitted to “discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.” The two charges relate to two incidents an assault in Manhattan and a shooting in Brooklyn in Apri1 2018.
For the first count,6ix9ine’s former manager faces a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in federal lockup and a maximum of life in prison. For the second count, Shotti faces a minimum of ten years behind bars, and the maximum is also life.
During 6ix9ine’s plea proceeding, it was revealed that he was providing prosecutors with information on Nine Trey associates. He agreed to “truthfully and completely disclose all information of the activities of himself and others to the U.S. Attorney’s Office” and “cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies” for a reduced sentence.
He is currently facing 47 years to life in federal prison and is expected back in court soon.