A choose decided how a lot Tekashi 6ix9ine should pay to 2 theft victims, who received a default judgment in opposition to the controversial rapper.
Based on courtroom paperwork obtained by HipHop Exclusives, U.S. Justice of the Peace Decide Jennifer E. Willis beneficial Seketha Wonzer and Kevin Dozier every obtain a minimum of $30,000 in damages. Wonzer and Dozier sued 6ix9ine for his involvement in a 2018 theft perpetrated by 9 Trey Gangster Bloods members.
“This Courtroom respectfully recommends the next: Wonzer is awarded $15,000 in compensatory damages with out go away to amend for her Medicare lien and $15,000 in punitive damages; and Dozier is awarded $30,000 in compensatory damages with out go away to amend for his Medicaid lien, $30,000 in punitive damages, and $7,500 in treble damages beneath RICO,” Decide Willis wrote.
Wonzer and Dozier had been in search of more cash in damages, citing psychological well being points and accidents. However Decide Willis discovered a scarcity of proof to award a much bigger sum. She additionally famous 6ix9ine’s function within the theft wasn’t as vital because the plaintiffs claimed.
“[6ix9ine] pled responsible to committing the theft, which each Plaintiffs allege induced them psychological hurt and Dozier alleges additionally induced financial hurt,” Decide Willis wrote. “Robbing Plaintiffs actually evinced an indifference or reckless disregard to Plaintiffs’ well being and security and resulted from greater than a mere accident. Nevertheless, the theft was an remoted incident as to Plaintiffs during which Defendant was not bodily concerned.”
The choose continued, “There’s additionally no proof within the report to assist Plaintiffs’ declare that ‘Defendant induced Plaintiffs to be violently robbed at gunpoint by harmful gang members.’ Defendant was outdoors the constructing the place the theft befell in a automotive videotaping the incident. The report doesn’t point out Defendant uploaded the video of the theft to social media, and there’s no proof Defendant took the gadgets seized through the theft for himself.”
6ix9ine and the plaintiffs have 14 days to file objections to the choose’s suggestion. Wonzer and Dozier get 30 days to file a movement for attorneys’ charges as soon as the order for damages is entered.