An NYPD cop who allegedly was fixing tickets in exchange for stolen electronics has been charged with conspiring to hire a hitman to rub out the witness who ratted on him as reported by the New York Post:
José Ramos, a 17-year NYPD veteran, arranged the assassination from his Rikers jail cell with the help of his wife, Wanda Abreu, prosecutors said. * * * "They need him. Without him, they have no case," Ramos allegedly said of [the witness] in one of several taped calls with his wife.
The dirt spilled by the witness sparked an investigation into ticket fixing at the NYPD which resulted in the indictment of sixteen cops last October.
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