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Shomrim Leader Shaya Lichtenstein Gets 3 Years In Prison For NYPD Gun License Scam

NEW YORK – A Borough Park Shomrim member who pleaded guilty to bribing New York City police officers to get gun permits has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison. 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

Shomrim Leader Shaya Lichtenstein Was Drunk While Chatting With FBI Agents

New court papers detail the conversation between a Brooklyn businessman accused of bribing cops for expedited gun permits and the feds who busted him. Read more

Shomrim Leader Shaya Lichtenstein Can’t Strike Plea Deal In NYPD Corruption Probe

The NYPD insider charged in a $1 million scheme to illegally obtain scores of pistol permits failed to strike a plea deal and is turning his efforts to suppressing statements he made to authorities, a court hearing revealed Thursday. Read more

66th Precinct Lieutenant Stripped of Badge, Gun Over NYPD Scandal

A high-ranking Brooklyn cop has been stripped of his badge and gun over ties to a key figure in an alleged $1 million NYPD bribery scheme. Read more

Shomrim, Hookers and Guns Take Spotlight As NYPD Corruption Probe Widens

Three New York City police commanders and a business consultant were arrested on Monday as part of a wide-ranging federal corruption probe that has also been examining Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fundraising. Read more

4 NYPD Officers, 2 Others Charged In Corruption Probe

Three members of the NYPD were busted Monday morning for taking payoffs including a free hooker — in exchange for doing favors for a deep-pocketed fund-raiser for Mayor de Blasio. Read more

4 NYPD Officials Busted In De Blasio Fundraising FBI Probe

Four NYPD officials were busted Monday morning as part of the sweeping federal corruption probe rocking the police department and Mayor de Blasio’s office, law enforcement. Read more

Brooklyn’s Private Jewish Patrols Wield Power

The call went out as a Code 100, a sex crime: A man was masturbating in a gray Hyundai near some children on a street in Borough Park. Read more

NYC Grants $35,000 To Borough Park Shmira Civilian Patrol Group

A civilian patrol group that had its funding frozen over ties to the NYPD corruption scandal is getting $35,000 more in taxpayer grants from City Council members, budget documents released Monday show. Read more