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Six Philly Cops Indicted For Kidnapping, Extortion, Robbery – 31 July 2014

RT logoSix Philadelphia police officers have been arrested on charges – including conspiracy, robbery, extortion, kidnapping, and drug dealing – for a six-year racketeering scheme during which the group netted $500,000 in drugs, cash, and personal property.

The indictment of the officers, formerly part of the city’s narcotics field unit, comes after a two-year joint investigation by the FBI, federal prosecutors, and the Philadelphia Police internal affairs unit, said US Attorney Zane David Memeger.

“I have been a police officer for more than 40 years, and this is one of the worst cases of corruption that I have ever heard,” Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey told reporters on Wednesday.

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