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A Rikers Island correction officer and one of his former colleagues were among 10 people hit with federal racketeering charges last Thursday for their alleged roles in Brooklyn-based gang that prosecutors say has members as far away as Maine

In an eight-page filing with U.S. Magistrate Judge Vera Scanlon in Brooklyn on Feb. 25, Seth DuCharme, acting U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, alleges that Correction Officer Johnny Chiles and “then-DOC Officer” Darius Murphy, both of Brooklyn, accepted bribes from members of the Bully Gang to smuggle sheets of paper soaked with a synthetic cannabinoid known as K2 into Rikers.