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Supreme Court affirms ex-Baltimore officer’s extortion-conspiracy conviction (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld the conviction and 18-month prison sentence of a former Baltimore police officer for his role in a towing company kickback scheme. The high court agreed with lower courts that Samuel Ocasio violated a federal anti-extortion law’s conspiracy provision in alerting Majestic Auto Repair to cars involved in collisions so ...