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FBI raids New York police union headquarters


Just The Newshe New York City police officers union, the Sergeants Benevolent Association, was raided Tuesday by the FBI, along with the home of its leader Ed Mullins, according to reports.

According to WTOP, an FBI spokesperson said agents were “carrying out a law enforcement action in connection with an ongoing investigation.”

Just The NewsThe leader of the New York City police union has resigned following FBI raids Tuesday of his Long Island home and the group's Manhattan headquarters.

Ed Mullins, the leader of the Sergeants Benevolent Association, the country's fifth-largest police union, announced his resignation hours after the raids. He is purportedly the target of a federal investigation band had led the group since 2002.

In a letter to union members, the executive board of the SBA wrote, "The nature and scope of this criminal investigation has yet to be determined. However, it is clear that President Mullins is apparently the target of the federal investigation. We have no reason to believe that any other member of the SBA is involved or targeted in this matter."

Though the parameters of the investigation remain unclear for the moment, members of the public corruption unit of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York were also involved in the raid.

The New York Police Union endorsed Trump in 2020. This obviously put a political target on their back.

This entry was published Mon Oct 18 22:00:01 CDT 2021 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2021-10-18 22:00:01.0. [Tweet]

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