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Feds indict seven Baltimore cops in racketeering conspiracy

Feds indict seven Baltimore cops in racketeering conspiracy

Seven Baltimore police officers, all part of a vaunted unit tasked with getting illegal guns off the streets, were indicted today on federal racketeering charges. 

According to the indictments, the police stole thousands of dollars by falsely claiming overtime, in addition to robbing drug dealers of money and drugs, advising a drug dealer on how to avoid law enforcement surveillance, and even in some cases selling drugs themselves. 

The indictment charges the officers with robbing at least three working people of money they earned in legitimate jobs. 

"They're 1930s-style gangsters," Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said at a press conference...

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