|Posted on February 7, 2012 at 9:45 PM|
Cop Pleads Guilty To Running $1 Million Gun Running Ring. Is He and 8 Other Cops Responsible for The Guns on The Streets in the Black Community?
NEW YORK-William Masso, a veteran NYPD officer has plead guilty to conspiring to sell M-16 rifles and other guns. Masso was part of a group of 28 people, including eight former and current NYPD officers charged with operating a gun-running ring.Aside from selling guns Masso also admitted to selling stolen cigarettes and conspiring to transport them in slot machines.
NBC New York reports:
William Masso, of the 68th police precinct in Brooklyn, was arrested in October on charges of conspiring to sell M-16 rifles and guns in exchange for cash payments.
Twelve people were charged in the ring, including eight current and former NYPD officers. The FBI said the ring also sought to transport stolen goods like slot machines in exchange for payments.
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