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Tow Truck Drivers

A tow truck in action. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Cop Convicted For Extorting Tow Truck Drivers

A Chicago Police officer who allegedly sought and received extortion payments from tow truck drivers for steering vehicle tows from accident scenes was convicted on Friday as part of the FBI’s Operation Tow Scam corruption probe.

05/10/2013

Gregory Garibay (Credit: CBS)

10th Chicago Cop Charged In Federal Probe Of Tow Truck Scams

A 10th Chicago police officer has been indicted in the FBI’s ongoing investigation of a scheme in which tow truck operators were paying bribes to cops who steered them work.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2012

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Harvey Cops Nab Robbers Who Targeted Tow Truck Drivers

In south suburban Harvey, a sting by police has ended with a robbery suspect critically shot, and another taken into custody. The two men are suspected in a string of tow truck robberies in Harvey and other south suburbs.

CBS 2–01/11/2012

Bobby Simms

Man Held Without Bond For Armed Robberies Of Tow Truck Drivers

A South Side man charged with at least eight armed robberies of tow truck drivers on the South Side is being held without bond.

06/12/2011