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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Anonymous Releases Names of Cops Involved in Fatal Arrest of New Jersey Man

After police and prosecutors failed to address the incident, the hacktivist collective Anonymous has released the names of three officers who were involved in the fatal arrest of an unarmed black man.

During an arrest on March 31, the three Vineland, New Jersey officers – Louis Platania, Rich Janasiak and Jeffrey Travalin – kicked, punched and stomped on Philip White, 32, until he was unconscious.

On Tuesday, Vineland police released audio of a 911 call, police communications and the names of only two officers involved in the killings of White, prompting Anonymous to reveal all three names on Wednesday.

While all three names have now been released, cyberattacks on the websites and databases of the police department and prosecutor’s office have not yet been reported.

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