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Lawyers pay heed to R. Kelly record of payoffs : In sex abuse case, records of alleged payments shared

May 08, 2019 - Chicago Tribune

R. Kelly's alleged history of making quiet cash payouts to women accusing him of inappropriate sexual conduct could play a role in the criminal sexual abuse charges pending against him.

During a brief and largely uneventful court hearing attended by Kelly on Tuesday, the R&B singer's attorney, Steven Greenberg, said prosecutors had turned over to him stacks of documents -- including records on "supposed ... extortion efforts, settlement agreements and so forth."

Kelly was charged in ...