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Undercover cop and 10 others
indicted in biker mob attack

New York Daily News, by Shayna Jacobs

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 11/9/2013 7:10:47 PM

A veteran undercover cop busted in a motorcycle mob attack has been indicted for gang assault and other serious felonies by a Manhattan grand jury, the Daily News has learned. NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok, who faces up to 25 years behind bars if convicted on the top counts, is one of 11 bikers formally charged in a 14-count indictment over the Sept. 29 attack on Range Rover driver Alexian Lien that went viral when footage of the beatdown taken from a helmet-mounted camera was posted online. Braszczok, 32, who was deep undercover during the height of the Occupy Wall Street

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I never believed his story.

Article still contends that Lien (the Range Rover driver) rear-ended biker Cruz, but several earlier reports said the video showed Cruz cutting in front of Lien´s vehicle and slowing to a stop while looking back over his shoulder. They have a name for this maneuver that slips my mind.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 11/9/2013 7:19:22 PM     (No. 9606246)

Well, he had to protect his cover and just go along with the outlaws who were trying to kill the driver. Or, how about this: He had to get to the fore of the attack so he could just give the guy a "little" beat down to stop the otehrs from outright killing him. A fancy lawyer will know how to defend this "paragon of the law enforcement society".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 11/9/2013 7:41:18 PM     (No. 9606267)

FTA: Cruz — who was seen on the video getting rear-ended by Lien and is accused of stopping short in traffic on purpose . . .

If the prosecutor takes this to trial, it will be up to a jury to determine if Cruz stopped short on purpose. I don´t know how anyone can look at that video and determine it was anything other than a purposeful act.

And this: Braszczok, 32, who was deep undercover during the height of the Occupy Wall Street . . .

It makes me wonder if Braszczok stood around doing nothing when women were being raped in those tents.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: StuartL, 11/9/2013 7:53:05 PM     (No. 9606276)

OP -- The racetrack version of this maneuver, which consists of abruptly decreasing one´s speed directly in front of a competitor who is failing to keep safe distance, is known as "brake-testing."

It´s hardly ever -- no, hardly ever at all -- used on the street or freeway.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 11/9/2013 8:06:43 PM     (No. 9606288)

It´s used on the streets as an insurance scam, #4. Years ago in California it was really big business for illegals. They´d buy an old clunker car, fill it full of illegals, and pick out a high-dollar vehicle to stop short in front of, figuring the driver was prosperous, and didn´t want his insurance rates to go up because of a fender bender, and would pay off in cash to keep from making an insurance and/or police report --which was exactly what the drivers of the nice vehicles usually did: paid off.

[I´m sure it went on in many other cities, but California is the one I know about.]

The cops finally got onto it and broke it up when the Mexicans took the scam to the freeways and people started getting killed.

And I can´t remember what the maneuver is called either, OP.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 11/9/2013 8:10:12 PM     (No. 9606290)

Funny how all the faces I´ve seen are black....

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bohallx, 11/9/2013 9:25:39 PM     (No. 9606335)

STOP & SQUAT

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Reply 7 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 11/9/2013 9:33:39 PM     (No. 9606337)

It´s called bumper cars.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Emerson, 11/9/2013 10:24:49 PM     (No. 9606361)

Cutting in from another lane:

Swoop & squat.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: HalfNorsk, 11/9/2013 10:44:12 PM     (No. 9606375)

If Braszczok goes to prison, the inmates will not take well to a former undercover cop in their midst. He may get rear-ended far more than he´d ever imagined.

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