R. Kelly convicted of racketeering

R. Kelly attends a hearing in Chicago, in 2019.
R. Kelly goes to a hearing in Chicago, in 2019. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa U.S.A.)

R&B vocalist R. Kelly has actually been founded guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking charges by a federal jury in Brooklyn, New York City.

In this federal case in the Eastern District of New York City, Kelly dealt with an overall of 9 counts — one count of racketeering, with 14 hidden acts that consisted of sexual exploitation of a kid, kidnapping, bribery, and sex trafficking charges and likewise dealt with 8 extra counts of infractions of the Mann Act, a sex trafficking law.

The jury, comprised of 7 guys and 5 ladies, started pondering on Friday afternoon.

In all, Kelly might deal with years in jail at sentencing.

The decision comes 13 years after Kelly, whose complete name is Robert Sylvester Kelly, was acquitted of kid porn charges at an Illinois state trial.

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.