Brooklyn Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Arrested On Federal Racketeering Charges

Tekashi 69 Is Reportedly Arrested And Taken Into Custody For Unknown Reasons

Tekashi 6ix9ine Arrested For Racketeering & Firearms

Tekashi 6ix9ine may be taken off the scene as quickly as he blew it up. 69 himself is suspected of committing an armed robbery against a rival gang on April 3 along with two other members of the Nine Trey Bloods set and his ex-manager, Shottie.

The 22-year-old performer and five other gang members were indicted on racketeering and firearm charges in Manhattan federal court on Monday. 6ix9ine was arrested Sunday night by ATF agents in NYC, and the agents also hauled in his ex-manager, Shottie, at the same time. Faheem Walter, aka Crippy, Jamel Jones, aka, Mel Murda, Jensel Butler, aka Ish and Fuguan Lovick, aka Fu Banga, have also been charged.

Longyear also said the rapper was a threat to flee because of his worldwide connections, hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and the knowledge that a conviction would bring a mandatory minimum sentence of 32 years in prison and as much as life. Those acts could include murder, robbery, extortion and drug distribution, the court papers said.

Tekashi 6ix9ine has been arrested on racketeering and firearms charges.

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They ended up shooting an innocent bystander instead, near Fulton Street and Utica Avenue.

"As alleged in the indictment, this gang, which included platinum-selling rap artist Tekashi 6ix9ine, wreaked havoc on New York City, engaging in brazen acts of violence", U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman said in a statement.

As TMZ previously reported in late October 2018, Tekashi69, who found fame in 2017 with his song "Gummo" (via NBC 7), received four years of probation after pleading guilty to one count of Use of a Child in a Sexual Performance in 2015.

In a 2015 case in NY, 6ix9ine was sentenced to probation for his involvement in a sexually explicit video of a 13-year-old girl.

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