8 YEARS IN JAIL | 2 men victimized by Gun Trace Task Force file lawsuit

8 YEARS IN JAIL | 2 men victimized by Gun Trace Task Force file lawsuit

BALTIMORE (WBFF) - Two men who were victimized by Baltimore Police Department's disgraced Gun Trace Task Force have filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit.

Umar Burley and Brent Matthews were involved in a deadly crash after being chased by plainclothes officers wearing masks.

Among those named as defendants in the suit is the estate of the late Det. Sean Suiter.

The $40 million suit was filed Wednesday afternoon in federal court.

The two men served time for a crime they didn't commit.

Burley and Matthews were pulled over and charged for possessing a massive amount of heroin.

Federal agents later confirmed the drugs were planted in their vehicle.


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