Snitches might get stitches, but they get off easier, too!
According to court proceedings obtained yesterday by XXL, federal prosecutors are recommending that ex-gang affiliated rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine be given a lighter sentence in lieu of him testifying against his former associates in the Nine Trey Blood gang.
Prosecutors say that 6ix9ine provided “substantial assistance” in helping them bring down at least five Nine Trey Bloods in a RICO conspiracy case, including his former manager Kifano “Shotti” Jordan, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison in September.
Prosecutors say that Tekashi should be sentenced according to “18 U.S.C. § 3553(e) and the factors set forth in Section 5K1.1(a)(1)–(5) of the Guidelines” and given a lighter sentence for his cooperation. These guidelines suggest that a judge can sentence you to less than the mandatory minimum, depending on the importance of the information you provide for the United States government.
Tekashi, whose real name is Daniel Hernandez, was originally facing a mandatory minimum of 47 years in the federal slammer when he was indicted.
Hernandez will face his sentencing on December 18, 2019.