NEW YORK, June 20 (UPI) -- Four officers with the New York City Police Department and two businessmen were charged in a federal corruption probe, according to court records unsealed Monday.
The officers include Deputy Chief Michael Harrington, 50, Deputy Inspector James Grant, 43, and Sgt. David Villanueva, 42, all high-ranking members of the police force, and Officer Richard Ochetal, who previously pleaded guilty to bribery charges in the investigation. The two businessmen identified in the court papers are Jeremy Reichberg, 42, and Alex Lichtenstein. A third, Jona Rechnitz, 33, pleaded guilty to bribery and has been cooperating with authorities.