In stunning and emotional testimony, former Philadelphia police Inspector Daniel Castro admits he took part in a series of strong armed extotion attempts, and later lied about it when confronted by the FBI.
An FBI informant was undergoing cross-examination on Wednesday in the case of former Philadelphia police inspector Daniel Castro (left), charged with corruption.
Philadelphia police inspector Castro had lost $90,000 to a business associate, but informant Rony Moshe says Castro wanted to get $150,000 back for his trouble. And, says Moshe, they were using some muscle to get it.
A former Philadelphia police officer has pleaded guilty to corruption, and his partner is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday, after they were caught in a sting allegedly trying to rob a drug courier.
Major changes are planned to deal with a recent series of high profile corruption cases in the Philadelphia police department. The heat is on those who violate the oath of office and their badges.