Cops Accused of Protecting Drug Deals

Officials say 10 current and former metro Atlanta law enforcement officers are accused of accepting thousands of dollars to provide protection during drug deals. U.S. Attorney Sally Yates said the arrests Tuesday came from a undercover federal investigation of an Atlanta-area street gang in August 2011 Agents learned from someone associated with the gang that officers were accepting cash payments to provide drug deal protection. Authorities say the payments were generally several...Full Story
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