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Diamond Dealer Files Suit After He Loses Gun Permit Following NYPD Bribery Scandal

A Diamond District jewelry dealer says the NYPD unfairly yanked his gun permit over the bribes-for-weapons scandal turning him into “a classic crime victim in the making” because he “routinely carries … a king’s ransom” through the city “with absolutely no protection.” Read more

Former NY Police, Lawyer Arrested In NYPD Gun Licensing Probe

Two NYPD cops conspired with a retired detective to “corner the market” on crooked pistol permits issued in New York City — because the bribes of booze, strippers and hookers they were getting weren’t enough, the feds charged Tuesday. Read more

Feds Push For Up To Six-Year Sentence For Shomrim Leader

Federal prosecutors want a Brooklyn businessman to serve four to six years behind bars for bribing a cop in exchange for expedited gun permits, according to court documents. Read more

Feds Find Audio Recordings Made By Shomrim Leader

The feds have uncovered a trove of audio recordings that capture “dealings of questionable legality” by members of the NYPD raising the specter of more arrests in a bribery probe. Read more

Shomrim Leader Shaya Lichtenstein Looks For Plea Deal In NYPD Corruption Scandal

A Brooklyn Shomrim patrol leader accused of paying NYPD cops cash bribes in order to expedite gun permits is in talks with feds over a plea deal, lawyers said Friday. Read more