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Tue Nov 24, 2020, 04:56 PM

 

Apple's global security boss accused of bribing cops in exchange for concealed gun permits

Once again, 'may issue' laws are shown to be nothing more than an excuse for graft, as well as
a violation of the Fourteenth Amendment.

https://www.theregister.com/2020/11/23/apple_global_security_head_charged/


Apple's global security boss accused of bribing cops with 200 free iPads in exchange for concealed gun permits

Exec, two officers, one other charged

Chris Williams, Editor in Chief Mon 23 Nov 2020 // 21:17 UTC

..Thomas Moyer, 50, was last week charged with bribing senior officers in Santa Clara county, home to Apple's Cupertino headquarters.

According to prosecutors, between February and August last year, Undersheriff Rick Sung and Captain James Jensen refused to issue four concealed-carry weapon (CCW) licenses to Apple employees unless the pair got something in return. Moyer, it is claimed, promised to donate 200 iPads, worth about $70,000 at retail, to the sheriff's office in exchange for the permits, it is alleged.

The deal was scrapped by Moyer and Sung after the county district attorney stuck a probe into the sheriff's operations, and got a search warrant to obtain the office's CCW records in August last year, it is said. Sung, 48, and Jensen, 43, have been charged with receiving or asking for bribes...

...Insurance broker Harpreet Chadha, 49, was also charged with bribery. It is said he promised Sung, in exchange for a CCW license, $6,000 of box suite tickets for a San Jose Sharks ice-hockey game at Silicon Valley's SAP Center on Valentine’s Day last year. The suite was used by Sheriff Laurie Smith’s relatives and some of her biggest political supporters to celebrate her re-election as sheriff, prosecutors said. Smith has not been charged with any crimes...


Link to *.pdf copy of indictment:

https://regmedia.co.uk/2020/11/23/apple_undersheriff_indictments.pdf

Link to statement from the SC County DA's office:

https://www.sccgov.org/sites/da/newsroom/newsreleases/Pages/NRA2020/CCW-Undersheriff-Sung-.aspx

"County Undersheriff, Sheriff’s Captain, Local Businessman, and Apple’s Chief Security Officer Charged with Bribery for CCW Licenses"

Imo, those that support may-issue are either a) hopelessly naive or b) in on the graft

Shall-issue is the only way to go.

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Throck Nov 2020 #1

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Tue Nov 24, 2020, 08:46 PM

1. Sounds like the privilege of the rich.

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