BOSTON (AP) — The former second-in-command of a Boston-based chapter of the violent Almighty Latin Kings gang has pleaded guilty to racketeering charges, prosecutors said.

Alexis Peguero, 29, pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs through a pattern of racketeering activity, more commonly referred to as RICO conspiracy, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston.

He faces 20 years in prison at sentencing scheduled for Dec. 15.

Peguero, a member of the the Devon Street Kings, produced music videos touting his allegiance to the Latin Kings, distributed controlled substances and threatened rival gang members, prosecutors alleged. Peguero was also present during meetings where members were beaten and violence against rival gangs was discussed and decided upon, according to authorities.

He was one of 62 purported people associated with the gang indicted last December.

Federal prosecutors describe the Latin Kings as a violent criminal enterprise with thousands of members across the nation, which distributes drugs to generate revenue and engages in violence against rivals.

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