R. Kelly Found Guilty of Racketeering and Sex Trafficking

R. Kelly could not escape the long arm of the law this time.

According to The New York Times on Monday (Sept. 27), following weeks of testimony and nine hours of deliberation, a jury of seven men and five women found the disgraced crooner guilty of racketeering and eight violations of sex trafficking charges in a Brooklyn federal courtroom today.

NPR reported this afternoon that Kelly faces between 10 years and life in prison.

The 54-year-old singer, born Robert Sylvester Kelly, was arrested in 2019 and accused of orchestrating a criminal enterprise where he recruited underage girls and woman and subjected them to vile treatment, according to witness testimony. Specifically, he was charged

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