R. Kelly convicted of racketeering

R&B singer R. Kelly has been convicted of racketeering and intercourse trafficking fees by a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York.

On this federal case within the Japanese District of New York, Kelly confronted a complete of 9 counts — one rely of racketeering, with 14 underlying acts that included sexual exploitation of a kid, kidnapping, bribery, and intercourse trafficking fees and likewise confronted eight extra counts of violations of the Mann Act, a intercourse trafficking legislation.

The jury, made up of seven males and 5 girls, started deliberating on Friday afternoon.

In all, Kelly might face many years in jail at sentencing.

The decision comes 13 years after Kelly, whose full title is Robert Sylvester Kelly, was acquitted of kid pornography fees at an Illinois state trial.

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