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Corrupt NYPD Crime Cops Busted

Posted by invizweb on July 11, 2008

Dave Hogarty wrote for the Gothamist:

Two members of the NYPD’s Organized Crime Control Bureau were relieved of their badges after videotape of a raid on a downtown club made its way to the Internal Affairs Bureau. According to the Post, in one segment, a veteran sergeant is seen bending down over an open cash register (some money was reportedly stolen). His supervisor was taped urinating in the establishment’s kitchen sink. One of their OCCB co-workers, a detective, was suspended earlier this year when he was accused of acting as a pimp for teenage girl prostitutes.

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Culture Jamming: Ad Remixer Takes A Shot At NY’s Finest, Will Ferrell

Posted by invizweb on July 11, 2008

Thanks to Greg @ Disinfo

Courtesy of Animal New York:

The subway ad pranking bandit is at it again. After emasculating Iron Man, bombing Army Wives and countless other revisions, the vandal targeted killer cops with this activisty ‘MY NYPD Killed Sean Bell’ alteration, complete with gun wileding anti-hero Hellboy. Will Ferrell’s new upcoming, probably not funny comedy Step Brothers was also put on blast with the help of equally stupid movie The Mummy—it received a slight, but not as significant modification as you can see after the jump.

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