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The focus on TV soap operas has given way to an incredible tale of alleged intrigue, deceit and frame-ups, lighting up the dark recesses of corruption in the police, the judiciary and public administration.
We weren't spared anything: child abductions and murders, police brutality, frame-ups and corruption.
Green told Sheridan, who is now representing himself in court after sacking his lawyers: "For you to turn round and accuse me of monstrous frame-ups - it is shameful, Tommy, it is shameful.
Garcetti headed the office when Perez was apprehended for stealing $1 million in cocaine from a police evidence locker, then, in a plea agreement, incriminated his entire Rampart Division anti-gang unit in dozens of cases involving alleged brutality, frame-ups and lies.
Los Angeles' ongoing police scandal continues to grow: As many as 70 officers are now under investigation for their possible roles in an ugly web of shootings, beatings, drug-dealing, frame-ups, perjury, and corruption.
The 33-year-old man arrested Thursday had some 700 pamphlets saying that crimes AUM is accused of are frame-ups by the media, the police said.
In a movie-mad society, where some of the most popular screenplays revolve around frame-ups and insider dealings, accepting that real life often isn't like that is hard to swallow.
This splendid evasion is an apt figure for all the frame-ups foiled in Darktown Strutters.