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YFN Lucci Agrees to Plea Deal in Atlanta RICO Case

In January 2021, YFN Lucci was charged with homicide and accused of killing a 28-year-old man named James Adams in Atlanta. A couple of months later, he the homicide cost grew to become a part of an enormous indictment that focused alleged Bloods gang members. The Atlanta rapper has now reached a cope with prosecutors and agreed to plead responsible to 1 depend of violating the Road Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, The Related Press stories.

YFN Lucci’s legal professionals have mentioned that the homicide cost was amongst 12 counts within the indictment that have been dismissed with the plea settlement. The attorneys (Drew Findling, Gabe Banks, and Marissa H. Goldberg) wrote in an e mail to Pitchfork:

After three years of pretrial litigation, greater than two weeks of jury choice and three years of incarceration ready for his jury trial, right now, the prosecution lastly relented and dismissed the homicide and RICO prices towards Rayshawn Bennett [aka YFN Lucci]. After the dismissal of 12 of the 13 counts towards him, Mr. Bennett entered a plea to 1 gang associated depend. As he has maintained for 3 years now, Mr. Bennett will NOT cooperate in some other case. By getting into into this decision, he will likely be eligible for parole in as early as 4 months from now. The prosecution has additionally agreed that he needs to be launched early on parole and it will permit him to get again to his kids, household and profession.

In keeping with Atlanta’s WSB-TV, prosecutors proposed a 20-year sentence for YFN Lucci, with 10 of the years being served in jail and the opposite 10 served as probation. Lucci would additionally get credit score for time served, and he has been incarcerated since turning himself in to authorities in January 2021. He’s eligible for parole in three and a half months, and, if the parole is granted, he could be eligible to serve the remainder of his sentence on probation.

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