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CrimeLMPD officers indicted in fraud scheme plead not guilty

19:06  20 may  2019
19:06  20 may  2019 Source:   wlky.com

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Officials say the officers were involved in a scheme where the officers worked and were paid for private security jobs, while on duty with LMPD . Officer Miller was also indicted on one count of Tampering with Physical Evidence. “There's always some people that think they're smarter than the

Tanner and Davenport were indicted on four counts, including conspiracy to commit wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. They entered their not guilty pleas before U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in Manhattan. Both men and their lawyers declined to comment after the hearing.

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Six LMPD officers indicted in a work fraud scheme pleaded not guilty in court on Monday.

The officers were charged last week after a sweeping months long investigation.

Prosecutors said these six officers were paid for private security jobs while still on the clock for their regular patrol shifts.

That security company was created by one of the officers who officials said tried to destroy evidence when it appeared he'd been exposed.

Michael Abernathy Jr., Dontae Booker, Cortez Ernest, Jackie Miller, Ashley Spratt and Roniqua Yocum are charged with theft and criminal syndication.

Louisville police officers charged in private security 'scheme'

Louisville police officers charged in private security 'scheme' Six Louisville Metro Police officers were indicted Monday on theft charges for allegedly working private security jobs during patrol shifts.

Tuesday marked the first federal court appearance for more than a dozen Irish Travelers.

Both men were first indicted in October and pleaded not guilty . The plea agreement was part of a flurry of recent activity by the special counsel’s team. Last week, 13 Russians were indicted on charges relating to a carefully planned scheme to incite political discord in the United States in the months

Miller is also charged with tampering with evidence.

All officers have been re-assigned while the investigation continues.

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After striking down first deal, judge sentences LMPD officer in Explorer case.
Shortly after rejecting one deal, a federal judge has accepted a new deal in a sex abuse case involving a former Louisville Metro officer. Brandon Wood is one of two officers charged accused of sexually abusing minors while participating in LMPD's Youth Explorer Program. Wood pleaded guilty to enticement earlier this year in exchange for five years behind bars. A federal a judge struck down his deal without explanation. A new deal was then presented and Wood was sentenced to 70 months in prison. A week ago, a federal judge rejected a plea deal for the other officer accused in the scandal, Kenneth Betts. The judge said he found the deal too lenient.

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