New York, NY – Tekashi 6ix9ine is cooperating with the feds in hopes of securing a lighter sentence in his racketeering case. As a end result, members of his crew are reportedly afraid the polarizing rapper will launch “intimate data” about their involvement with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods.
According to a letter obtained by The Blast, ex-manager Kifano “Shotti” Jordan needed the court docket to know 6ix9ine’s lawyer Lance Lazzaro has additionally represented Shotti in 4 earlier legal circumstances in addition to fellow co-defendant Faheem “Crippy” Walter.
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Shotti and his lawyer Jeffery Litchman (who additionally reps El Chapo) consider Lazzaro was aware of “privileged communications” that would jeopardize Shotti’s case.
Litchman believes as a result of Lazzaro has represented a number of from the identical entourage that “this illustration solely serves to intensify the aforementioned fears regarding conflicts of curiosity.”
The letter additionally revealed 6ix9ine approached Litchman shortly after his November 2018 arrest. Lichtman says a convention name was orchestrated by 6ix9ine’s girlfriend and Lazzaro was conscious of the decision. During the dialog, the Brooklyn-bred rapper allegedly mentioned Shotti would by no means be capable to afford an lawyer like Lichtman and was pondering of hiring Licthman for himself.
Apparently, 6ix9ine modified his thoughts and Litchman ultimately took on Shotti as a consumer.
Last month, a decide determined to briefly take away Lazzaro from his federal racketeering case because of the perceived battle of curiosity.
Judge Paul A. Engelmayer ordered Lazzaro to ship detailed letters detailing his earlier dealings with Jordan and Walter by January 28. If he didn’t ship or if was found there’s certainly a battle of curiosity, Lazzaro may very well be completely faraway from 6ix9ine’s case.
It’s unclear if the letters have been submitted. Dawn Florio, 6ix9ine’s different lawyer, has retained her present position.
6ix9ine lately copped to 9 federal counts and faces no less than 47 years in jail if convicted. His sentencing is predicted to happen subsequent January.