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NYPD Police Commissioner: More Than 200 Questionable Pistol Permits Under Review

New York, NY – More than 200 gun permits issued by three NYPD officers who are accused of taking bribes in exchange for gun licenses have come under scrutiny, with gun owners instructed to surrender any firearms in their possession to police while the investigation continues. Read more

NYPD Seizing Guns Linked To Shaya Lichtenstein Probe

New York, NY – Two weeks after wide scale NYPD corruption investigations revealed that three officers from the gun licensing division were reassigned for accepting bribes in exchange for gun permits, the city’s public advocate is calling on Mayor de Blasio to suspend all the permits in question and to force those gun holders to surrender their weapons to police. Read more

Toms River, NJ – Neighboring Townships Tell Lakewood Shomrim To Stay Away

Toms River, NJ – The culture clash continues in the Lakewood area, with officials in both neighboring Jackson and Toms River telling members of the Lakewood citizens patrol that their presence is unwelcome. Read more

Sprawling Corruption Case With Humble Beginnings Roils NYC; Orthodox Jewish Community In Spotlight

NEW YORK — After a successful attack on corruption in New York’s state government, the hard-charging federal prosecutor in Manhattan appears to have set his sights on New York City. Read more

Criminals vs Criminals: De Blasio Freezes Funds For Borough Park Shomrim

The city is withholding $35,000 in taxpayer funding from the group Borough Park Shomrim patrol following the arrest of one of its leaders in a nearly $1 million bribery scheme involving NYPD pistol permits. Read more

After Bribery Arrest, New Questions Emerge About Powerful Orthodox Security Patrol Shomrim

Now, a sprawling FBI investigation into corrupt relationships between Orthodox activists and the NYPD is drawing new attention to longstanding concerns about the group’s influence in the neighborhood, and its unusually close ties to the NYPD’s 66th Precinct in Boro Park. Read more

I Paid Shaya Lichtenstein $12K For Gun License and Wound Up With Nothing

So what if he greased some palms to get a gun license? That’s not stopping a Brooklyn landlord from fighting for his right to bear arms. Read more

More NYPD Officers Probed In Bribes For Gun Licenses Scandal

NEW YORK — More officers and the command structure of an entire police precinct – are under investigation in the NYPD bribes for gun licenses scandal, sources said Tuesday. Read more

FBI’s NYPD Corruption Investigation; 3 More NYPD Officers Face Administrative Charges

NYPD cops pocketed cash bribes to “expedite” pistol permits for members of the Orthodox Jewish community and a Borough Park Shomrim patrol leader offered another officer a near $1 million payday to keep the scheme going, the feds charged Monday. Read more

Shaya Lichtenstein, Shomrim Leader Busted In NYPD Corruption Probe

A leader of the Boro Park Shomrim private safety patrol was busted by the feds in a gun-permit scam tied to the widening NYPD corruption scandal. Read more