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Drug Gang Sues NYPD Multiple Times, Settles for $500K

October 13, 2009  | 

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Sunday defended city bureaucrats who handed out half a million bucks to members of a violent Brooklyn drug gang who sued the Police Department.

"The city gets sued 200 times a week," Bloomberg told the Daily News. "We take as many cases to trial as we possibly can, but we would [go] bankrupt if we tried to defend every one of them."

The mayor was reacting to a front-page News exclusive that exposed a city practice of settling most lawsuits instead of facing expensive jury verdicts.

Accused crack dealers in Brooklyn's East 21st Street Crew collected more than $500,000 from more than 20 lawsuits that never went to trial.

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Topgun1 @ 11/16/2009 11:13 AM

This story is assinine. Maybe I will just sue New York for the "emotional pain and suffering" I just experienced reading this article. Paying cash to drug dealers to go away...ridiculous.

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