Tag: Plea bargaining

Tekashi 69 to Testify Against Former Crew in Federal Court

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The rapper and Instagram star known as Tekashi 6ix9ine has had multiple run-ins with law enforcement and is no stranger to courtrooms. But on Tuesday, standing in a navy blue prison jumpsuit in federal court in Manhattan, he took […]

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Critic of China’s Detention Camps Is Free, but Silence May Be the Price

HONG KONG — An activist who drew attention to the plight of Muslims held in Chinese indoctrination camps has been freed after months of detention in Kazakhstan, but his lawyer refused to sign his plea deal, saying she believed he had been threatened into accepting it. The activist, Serikzhan Bilash, walked out of a courtroom […]

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United States v. Jeffrey Epstein

Listen and subscribe to our podcast from your mobile device: Via Apple Podcasts | Via RadioPublic | Via Stitcher Prosecutors in New York have accused the billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls and of asking them to recruit others. We spoke with our colleague about what happened in a similar […]

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The Very American Case of Robert Kraft and a Florida Prostitution Sting

Before February, Robert Kraft was mostly known for two things: winning six Super Bowl rings as owner of the New England Patriots, and losing one of them to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Then Florida prosecutors charged the 77-year-old with soliciting prostitution after secretly videotaping his encounters with masseuses at a day spa in Jupiter, Florida. […]

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