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Archived stories and video on the corruption investigation in which Baltimore police are charged with steering motorists with broken vehicles to a garage in Rosedale in exchange for kickbacks.

A second Baltimore police officer was sentenced to federal prison Monday for participating in an extortion scheme that led to the criminal conviction of 16 city officials and the suspension of 14 others.

Officer David Reeping was sentenced to eight months in federal prison Tuesday for his role in a kickback scheme that ensnared more than 60 officers over two years, according to trial testimony, and led to 16 criminal convictions within the Baltimore Police Department and numerous suspensions

Documents reveal new names, allegations in Baltimore Police towing scandal

A 12th Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty to being involved with a towing kickback scheme, prosecutors said Thursday.

A Harford County resident who prosecutors say was actively involved in a towing scandal involving Baltimore City police officers entered a guilty plea Monday to extortion charges in U.S. District Court in Baltimore.

Leonel Rodriguez and Rodney Cintron, two Baltimore police officers assigned to the Northeast District, pleaded guilty this week to sending car customers to a Rosedale auto repair shop in exchange for bribes from the owners, bringing the total number of officers convicted in the federal case to 11.

Baltimore Police Officer Jhonn S. Corona pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges of conspiracy and extortion for accepting kickbacks from the owners of an auto repair shop in a scheme that spread throughout the department.

As part of a federal plea deal, Baltimore police officer Eddy Arias on Thursday admitted pocketing $1,500 in kickbacks from the owners of Majestic Auto Repair as part of an extortion scheme that may have involved more than 50 city officers.

The owners of Majestic Auto Repair, who admit bribing dozens of police officers to send car crash victims their way, pleaded guilty Monday as part of a deal cut with the feds.

A fourth Baltimore police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking kickbacks from the owners of Majestic Auto Repair as part of a lengthy extortion scheme that's ensnared more than a dozen officers.

A second Baltimore police officer has pleaded guilty in a towing scandal that ensnared more than a dozen of his colleagues.

Federal authorities who searched the towing company offices linked to an alleged kickback scheme in which 17 city police have been charged with corruption were seeking insurance files. It indicates that the probe may be broadening in scope.

Baltimore police officers indicted in towing scheme

The federal investigation involving more than a dozen Baltimore police officers charged with taking kickbacks in exchange for steering car accident victims to a single repair shop in Rosedale has now expanded to another state law enforcement agency.

Many Baltimore police officers have been charged in crimes over the years, but there have been few cases of systemic corruption

At least in the short term, the alleged scam involving city cops accused of steering accident victims to a Rosedale auto body shop seemed to benefit consumers as well

Baltimore police officers were caught in colorful and disturbing conversations on wiretaps as the FBI investigated alleged kickbacks in a towing scheme.

Police officials say the Northeast District will make up for the loss of officers who were arrested or suspended by shifting members from a community stabilization unit to fill patrol cars in the area. Northeast's gain, however, may be Southeast Baltimore's loss.

Federal authorities charge 17 city police officers in a corruption scheme in which they allegedly steered accident victims to a towing company which then gave them kickbacks in exchange

Towing scandals involving police an old scheme rooted in history

Paula Protani was posting signs in a parking lot on a hot day in August 2009 when she spotted a police officer arranging for a crashed car to be hauled away by Majestic tow company.

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