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R. Kelly attends a proceeding  successful  Chicago, successful  2019. R. Kelly attends a proceeding successful Chicago, successful 2019. (Erin Hooley/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)

R&B vocalist R. Kelly has been convicted of racketeering and enactment trafficking charges by a national assemblage successful Brooklyn, New York.

In this national lawsuit successful the Eastern District of New York, Kelly faced a full of 9 counts — 1 number of racketeering, with 14 underlying acts that included intersexual exploitation of a child, kidnapping, bribery, and enactment trafficking charges and besides faced 8 further counts of violations of the Mann Act, a enactment trafficking law.

The jury, made up of 7 men and 5 women, began deliberating on Friday afternoon.

In all, Kelly could look decades successful situation astatine sentencing.

The verdict comes 13 years aft Kelly, whose afloat sanction is Robert Sylvester Kelly, was acquitted of kid pornography charges astatine an Illinois authorities trial.

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