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.
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.
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.
New court papers detail the conversation between a Brooklyn businessman accused of bribing cops for expedited gun permits and the feds who busted him.
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.
A Borough Park community leader bragged on a taped phone call how he pulled some strings to get future top cop James O’Neill to transfer a friendly lieutenant back to the neighborhood.
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.