Rapper Jim Jones is listed as a federal informant in court documents in the case against Tekashi. In the original court transcripts that were previously released online, the conversation between individual 1 (Jim Jones) is listed as cooperating with federal agents in a conversation with Jamel “Mel Murda” Jones. Which would explain why Jim Jones has been able to have such a lengthy criminal record and avoid prison time in the past, if you recall earlier this year Jim Jones dodged jail time in a drug and gun case.
Criminal informants are used to obtain information which if you listen to the call. Jim Jones was clearly getting information for the Feds from his fellow Nine Trey Blood members about their plans to murder Tekashi.