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Update: Rapper 6ix9ine is Facing Life in Prison

Update: Rapper 6ix9ine is Facing Life in Prison

6ix9ine Arrested by the FEDs

 

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Update two (11/20:) 6ix9ine’s lawyer, Lance Lazzaro, tells TMZ that the Brooklyn rapper will not be in protective custody. 6ix9ine will be in general population at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center.

It’s a place the U.S. Justice Department called “extremely dangerous, violent, or escape-prone.”

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Update one: News site TMZ has obtained the 17-page indictment. It is not looking good for 6ix9ine. The Brooklyn rapper is facing six counts; the most serious count is a discharging a firearm while committing a crime charge.

6ix is facing a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison. He could potentially get life in prison.

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6ix9ine is in a deep hole.

Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine was arrested Sunday night by ATF agents in NYC, according to TMZ. The rapper, his ex-manager Shottie — who he literally fired last week — and two former associates were arrested on racketeering and firearms charges.

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According to TMZ one of the people arrested was Faheem Walter, also known as Crippy. (Walter made headlines a couple of weeks ago when he was shot during an altercation with a Tekashi associate.)

According to TMZ, the crackdown was a joint effort by ATF, NYPD and Homeland Security.

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This latest update makes it seem certain that 6ix9ine, real name Daniel Hernandez, will be going to prison. Tekashi is currently on probation;  in 2015 he pleaded guilty to the use of a child in a sexual performance.

Just last month, a New York judge gave 6ix9ine four years of probation; one of the stipulations is that he had to avoid future arrests.

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6ix9ine’s debut album, Dummy Boy, drops on Friday (November 23rd).

Source: TMZ

 

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