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Reports: Grand Jury Indictment Could Be Coming In Bronx Ticket Scandal

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A proposed task force could help cut down on the number of parking tickets given out in the Big Apple (credit: CBS 2)

A proposed task force could help cut down on the number of parking tickets given out in the Big Apple (credit: CBS 2)

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Published reports say a grand jury could indict as many as 17 members of the New York City Police Department over an alleged ticket-fixing scandal in the Bronx.

The New York Post says that between nine and 12 cops could be indicted for bribery and obstruction, while the Daily News reports it could be as many as 17. However, the Bronx District Attorney’s office will not officially confirm the indictment vote.

The cops in question are accused of taking liquor, expensive meals, cash and other bribes for making tickets disappear for friends and family members and even an executive with the Yankees, 1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon reported.

1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon Reports

The accused cops will reportedly be given a chance to turn themselves in.

The Daily News quotes a source as saying “it’s going to be the biggest scandal this department has seen in a long time.”

Some of the cops have already reportedly been disciplined by the department by having their pay and vacation days docked.

The investigation into the alleged scandal began three years ago.

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