N.J. Cop Indicted for Immigrant Shakedown

A New Jersey police officer has been accused of making unwarranted stops of Latino men, questioning their residency status, and threatening to report them to immigration officials unless they gave him money.

A New Jersey police officer has been accused of making unwarranted stops of Latino men, questioning their residency status, and threatening to report them to immigration officials unless they gave him money.

Elizabeth Police Officer Rocco Malgieri faces theft, attempted extortion, bribery and official misconduct charges, reports the Associated Press via NECN. Malgieri allegedly solicited payments from $30 to $250.

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