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R. Kelly found guilty of racketeering
2021-09-27

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On Sept. 27, a federal jury in Brooklyn convicted embattled R&B singer R. Kelly of racketeering by a federal jury in Brooklyn, the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York said, according to CNN.com .

Kelly has been on trial in New York for one count of racketeering, with 14 underlying acts that included sexual exploitation of a child, kidnapping, bribery and sex-trafficking charges. He was also charged with eight additional counts of violations of the Mann Act, a sex-trafficking statute.

The jury, composed of seven men and five women, began deliberating Sept. 24.

The verdict came 13 years after Kelly was acquitted of child-pornography charges at an Illinois state trial.


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