Bad News All Around
- In the Operation Family Secrets mob trial today, a Chicago Police officer admitted that he had a year's-long relationship with top ranking members of the Chicago outfit.
- Former Chicago cop Anthony Doyle is one of the five men charged with outfit crimes in Operation Family Secrets. While many Chicago Police officers moonlight to supplement their city salaries, federal prosecutors say Doyle's side job was with the outfit as a loan shark and an informant, that he gave mob bosses inside police department information about evidence in a gangland murder.
The crooks knew just what to say to the young teller to get her to cooperate.
Two dirty Chicago cops had made sure of that.
Two corrupt Chicago Police officers -- Broderick Jones and Corey Flagg -- allegedly sold Upchurch the information, according to interviews and court records obtained by the Sun-Times.
The robbers would pay the cops $500 to $1,000 each time, Upchurch would later testify.
Anyone else sense the mysterious hand of mayor's office?