(NEWSER) – Police officer Osman Iqbal of Birmingham, England, had lucrative sidelines in drugs, prostitution, and money laundering—and he might have gotten away with it for longer if he hadn't started driving a $250,000 Ferrari to his day job. After the officer, who made roughly $60,000 a year, according to the Daily Mail, starting driving the supercar to the police station where he was based, colleagues became suspicious.
Anti-corruption investigators discovered the 37-year-old sergeant had been making hundreds of thousands of dollars from brothels located in two parts of London, the BBC reports. The Birmingham Mail reports on how Iqbal and his partners operated: Drugs and sex were offered to men outside strip clubs; those who were interested were then taken via car to a brothel, where their credit cards were overcharged.
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