Tekashi 6ix9ine's Federal Case Nearing End as Fifth Defendant Pleads Guilty

Tekashi 6ix9ine's federal racketeering case is nearing its end as Faheem "Crippy" Walter pleaded guilty in the case on Wednesday (April 3), the same day Jamel "Mel Murda" Jones entered a guilty plea. This brought the total number of guilty pleas in the case, as Tekashi, his former manager Shotti, and  Jensel "Ish" Butler also entered guilty pleas. According to DJ Akademiks, four more defendants are left to resolve their case.

Walter pled guilty to violent crime in the aid of racketeering and a firearms offense for a robbery that took place in 2018. The robbery involved Tekashi's former friend Scum Lord D!zzy, whose backpack was stolen and later retrieved from an apartment Tekashi was renting when it was raided in 2018.

Edward Sapone, Walter's lawyer, spoke to Complex about the guilty plea, stating, "Mr. Walter is to be commended for having the courage to honestly and publicly admit his wrongdoing. By his acceptance of responsibility, he has put the old behind him as he starts a new life that his children can be proud of. He looks forward to demonstrating to Judge Engelmayer the compelling reasons why the minimum sentence of 60 months is the right sentence."

Walter's sentencing is set for July 10. 

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