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Ramsey Orta Sues New York City for $10 Million for Retaliation

HeadlineJul 29, 2016

Meanwhile, the man who recorded Eric Garner’s death is suing New York City for $10 million. Ramsey Orta says he was arrested on trumped-up drug charges as payback for filming the fatal police chokehold that killed Eric Garner on July 17, 2014. Under a plea deal, Orta is slated to serve four years in jail—making him the only person at the scene of Eric Garner’s death who will serve jail time.

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