Tekashi 6ix9ine's former supervisor is sitting behind bars together with the rapper and different alleged members of the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods. The trial for gun and racketeering fees is predicted to begin in September, however a number of of the defendants have been having bother with their authorized illustration together with Shotti. However, it seems to be like he is discovered a brand new lawyer who occurs to be representing one of many greatest alleged drug lords on this planet.
According to Complex, Shotti will likely be represented by El Chapo's lawyer, Jeffrey Lichtman in his ongoing trial for racketeering and weapons fees. Shotti, together with 6ix9ine and different alleged members of Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods, has been accused of drug trafficking in addition to committing armed robberies. Lichtman has beforehand represented John Gotti Jr., The Game, Fat Joe, and Shannade Clermont of the Clermont Twins.
The addition of Lichtman comes a couple of weeks after Shotti relieved his former lawyer, Scott E. Leemon, of counsel. Leemon requested to be faraway from representing Shotti after claiming he by no means acquired a retainer price for his providers.
Lichtman is predicted to seem in courtroom on Jan. 22nd with Shotti the place the previous supervisor and his co-defendants -- together with 6ix9ine -- will try and get launched on bail, according to DJ Akademiks. Towards the top of 2018,
El Chapo's Narco Trial: Witness Says He Paid $100 Mill In Bribes To Ex-President
A star witness took the stand with some startling revelations concerning the Narco Kingpin.
El Chapo is alleged to have operated with an innumerable bankroll on the top of his Narco-career. The newest inference of his wealth and energy involves us within the wake of Alex Cifuentes's grandstand testimony. El Chapo's former "right-hand man" alleges that he offered former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto with over $100 million in bribe cash.
The report was researched and revealed by Alan Feuer of the New York Times, of which is included a body by body account of the in-court questioning. "Mr. Guzmán paid a bribe of $100 million to President Peña Nieto?” requested Jeffrey Lichtman, considered one of El Chapo's legal professionals with Mr. Cifuentes queued up for his cross-examination. "Yes," he responds, plain and easy.
According to Feuer, this is not the primary time Cifuentes broached the topic of a $100 million purse. Back in 2016, Cifuentes had the Peña's purse at an estimated $250 million earlier than narrowing it down the entire present complete. As startling as it could appear, Cifuentes' incrimination of an elected Mexican official really lends itself to El Chapo's probability of acquittal. His boss' lawyer Jeffery Lichtman received the race for his testimony, in concern the prosecution may entice him to turn into a turncoat. Cifuentes labored with El Chapo between 2007 and 2013 when the latter was hiding out within the Sierra Madre mountains with indictments-a-plenty on the horizon.
Old R. Kelly Video Disproves His Lawyer's Defense Concerning Marriage To Aaliyah
He has since recanted his claims, in line with stories.
The allegations made by the ladies who appeared on Surviving R. Kelly have fashioned a authorized scenario for the R&B icon. While he's reportedly underneath investigation because of the data that got here to mild within the documentary sequence, the singer could also be planning to take authorized motion in opposition to the community that produced the controversial content material. His lawyer, Steven Greenberg, has lately appeared on ABC News in his protection. During the interview, Greenberg made claims that now seem to have been false.
When requested whether or not R. Kelly was married to Aaliyah when she was underage, the legal professional cited Kelly's ignorance. "He was married to her when she was fifteen. Elvis was married to Priscilla," he stated. "My understanding is that she didn't declare to be 15 and with a view to get married, she needed to lie about her age." He additionally acknowledged,"Well, hopefully, he'll sue Lifetime [...] for defamation as a result of individuals should not have the ability to do that to somebody."
A video of R. Kelly boasting about his musical protégée debunks this situation, nonetheless. It exhibits the starlet and the producer in a recording session throughout which Kelly says, "Right now I am producing a really proficient girl -- a younger girl. She's 14, Aaliyah. She's actual avenue."
According to TMZ, Greenberg now says that he "misspoke throughout the ABC interview, and possibly should not have put phrases in R. Kelly's mouth, as he says he by no means spoke to Kelly about Aaliyah particularly." He additionally added, "That was 20 years in the past. I did not know him 20 years in the past, I did not symbolize him 20 years in the past. And, I wasn't invited to any marriage ceremony."
Mystikal Could Be Released On Bail By Next Week, According To Lawyer
Mystikal is presently in jail whereas he awaits the trial dates for his kidnapping and rape prices.
As reported this previous week, Mystikal has his bond set at $three million, and till the prospects of leaving his containment cell have been trying grim. But as TMZ is reporting, Mystikal's legal professional Joel Pearce is rounding up monetary contributions from the rappers' family and friends. Pearce can be relying on the proceeds from a recently-signed document deal which requires Mystikal at hand over three separate albums he'd already accomplished.
Pearce fell in need of a greenback quantity estimate of the place they presently sit within the donation. That stated, Pierce stays assured his shopper will likely be out on bail by the tip of subsequent week. For added context, Mystikal was awarded a brand new choose within the case over his first-degree rape and second-degree kidnapping prices. This previous week, Joel Pearce echoed his shopper's persistence with a PR message of types.
"I don’t assume that anybody ought to be made to face trial for primary, one thing they didn't do,” Pearce informed the media. "And quantity two, one thing that’s caught up on this political motion, the #MeToo motion. Michael shouldn't be responsible of something."
Mystikal's different legal professional Tim Yazbeck confirmed that whereas a document deal is in place, his launch subsequent week is contingent on the distributor forwarding a financial advance in a well timed method. If not, Mystikal aka Michael Tyler is not going to obtain a pardon, it is so simple as that.
R. Kelly Denies All Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct: Report
Kells maintains that he isn’t responsible.
Surviving R. Kelly turned the nation the wrong way up. Old pals, collaborators, colleagues, and friends have rebuked R. Kelly because the documentary dropped. Although the person’s music catalog is not up for debate, his historical past of manipulating and sexually seducing younger ladies is inexcusable. What makes the accusations even worse is the indisputable fact that the media has been poking enjoyable at Kelly’s alleged tendencies for many years. Huey from The Boondocks mentioned it one of the best (shout out Regina King).
On Friday (January 11), one among R. Kelly’s attorneys, Steve Greenberg, was interviewed by the Associate Press. He claimed that his consumer denies all allegations of sexual misconduct involving ladies and underage women. Kelly is even denying all of the allegations from the Surviving R. Kelly docu-series, though neither Kells or his lawyer have watched your entire film. “The allegations aren’t true as a result of he by no means knowingly had intercourse with an underage girl, he by no means compelled anybody to do something, he by no means held anybody captive, he by no means abused anybody,” said Greenberg.“Now, some producer went working round and solicited all these individuals, did a Jerry Springer-esque present and there may be all this uproar. It’s disgusting.” Greenberg is utilizing an identical argument as different attorneys who’ve defended purchasers within the latest wave of the #MeToo motion. He is questioning the credibility of the ladies, the timing of the complaints, and the actual fact probably the most of those accusers by no means notified police and even complained.
Mystikal's Lawyer Thinks His Rape Case Is A #MeToo Sham
Mystikal hires a brand new lawyer to bolster his protection.
Mystikal is again to addressing his rape and kidnapping case after a brief interval of recess. Mystikal, nee Micheal Tyler, was joined by his lawyer Joel Pearce in court docket on Tuesday morning in a successful effort. Pearce was profitable in his try at including two key witnesses to the cross-examination schedule. A second listening to will happen on March sixth regarding the prosecution's demand that social media information be tried in court docket. Pearce spoke to the press after Tuesday's session was adjourned.
"I don’t assume that anybody ought to be made to face trial for primary, one thing they didn't do," Pearce told the press. "And quantity two, one thing that’s caught up on this political motion, the #metoo motion. Michael is just not responsible of something."
Pearce's consumer Mystikal plead "not responsible" to charged levied in opposition to him regarding an alleged sexual assault at a Shreveport on line casino. The rapper is been held in at Caddo Parish Correctional Center since turning himself in, greater than 16 months in the past. After the March sixth listening to involves move - the ultimate selections rendered, as to the procedural order, the precise trial will start May 20th, 2019, barring any hiccups. Mystikal will reside within the Correctional Facility until his bond is secured at a premium of $three million.
El Chapo Is The Reason Shannade Clermont's Sentencing Was Pushed Back
The “Bad Girls Club” star’s sentencing has been pushed again till April.
Last 12 months, Shannade Clermont plead responsible to wire fraud after she was a featured mannequin in Kanye West‘s Yeezy Season 6 marketing campaign. The mannequin allegedly spent over $20Okay on a deceased man’s debit card. The case has been happening for months and simply when it got here time for her sentencing, one thing got here in the way in which to push again the choice. Curiously sufficient, that one thing is El Chapo.
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It’s not daily that El Chapo and Shannade Clermont grace the identical headline. Seriously, we by no means thought the day would really come. At final, it is right here and the state of affairs is much less absurd than you seemingly think about. The Clermont Twin was initially anticipated to seem in courtroom for sentencing on February 13 however her lawyer requested that the assembly is pushed again. Jeffrey Lichtman is presently working as a part of El Chapo’s trial and he can not start Clermont’s sentencing till that is completed.
The decide granted the request, pencilling in a brand new date for the Yeezy mannequin to seem in courtroom: April four. She is dealing with a most sentence of twenty years behind bars, which means that each thousand she stole is leading to one 12 months in jail. Seems a bit harsh however I am not a lawyer… What do you consider this case?
Here’s The First Photo Of Tekashi 6ix9ine Since He’s Been Locked up
It's exhausting to be a troll once you're locked up.
But Tekashi 6ix9ine nonetheless managed to take a playful swipe at his haters in his first picture for the reason that Feds took him away on six RICO and federal gun prices.
In the picture, posted by his girlfriend Jade, 6ix9ine -- who's rocking pig tails -- is grabbing Jade's butt.
A put up shared by Snap👻 So_youjad3 (@__ohsoyoujade) on
"He’s good luv , get pleasure from 😉❤️ #FreeDanny🌈," Jade captioned.
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6ix9ine's Ex-Manager's Lawyer Wants To Represent Mel Murda: Report
Shotti's lawyer says his shopper believes there is no battle if he represents Mel Murda.
Tekashi 6ix9ine and different members of the Tr3yway camp are nonetheless awaiting trial which is about to start in September. While 6ix9ine's lawyer is making an attempt to get his shopper on bail, one of many rapper's co-defendants remains to be searching for authorized illustration, however he is perhaps in luck. Complex reports Scott E. Leemon, the previous lawyer for 6ix9ine's ex-manager Kifano "Shotti" Jordan, is searching for the decide's approval to signify Mel Murda a.ok.a Mel Matrix within the case.
Scott E. Leemon is trying to signify 6ix9ine's former supervisor's co-defendant Mel Murda within the ongoing. He requested that the courtroom holds a listening to for his proposal to signify the Dummy Boy rapper's co-defendant.
"At that listening to, it's my understanding that each Mr. Jordan and [Jamel] Jones will waive any potential battle because of my earlier, transient, illustration of Mr. Jordan and my new illustration of Mr. Jones," stated Leemon.
Court paperwork point out that Leemon spoke to Shotti about representing Murda in December whereas Leemon mentioned being eliminated as Shotti's authorized illustration. Leemon acknowledged that Shotti did not oppose the thought, however reasonably, "inspired" it.
Leemon beforehand requested to be faraway from representing Shotti final month after allegedly not receiving a retainer payment from 6ix9ine's former supervisor. The unpaid charges date again to Nov. 26th. Shotti has since discovered new authorized illustration.
Kodak Black To Face Rape Trial Involving High School Student
Some moderately slick lawyering, little question aided by Atlantic Records' largess, has tremendously minimized the period of time Kodak Black has spent locked up for the lengthy record of crimes he has dedicated in his residence state of Florida.
Now Kodak, his authorized group, and his label are going through one other critical prison problem in one other state.
Last yr, Black was indicted in South Carolina for first-degree sexual conduct after being accused of raping an underaged lady in a Florence lodge room after he carried out within the metropolis. The incident occurred in February of 2016 and was reported to the police after the sufferer informed her highschool nurse that Kodak had pressured intercourse on her. At the time, Black was 18.
Kodak's been banned from the state since, however might be allowed to (in reality, pressured to) return to South Carolina in April to face trial for his crime.
If convicted, he's going through as much as 30 years.