NYC Prison Guard Planned Inmate’s Escape For Drugs And Money

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NEW YORK — Robert Whitfield, a prison guard at Rikers Island, was arrested for allegedly plotting to spring a drug kingpin from jail in exchange for three kilos of cocaine and $20,000.

Authorities learned of the unfolding scheme between Whitfield and an inmate, and caught him by posing an agent as an intermediary.

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