In September, the FBI learned that New York City police officer Gilberto Valle was plotting to kidnap, rape, torture, kill, cook and eat women — up to 100 possible victims he kept in a file on his home computer. Valle was apparently revealing his plans through emails and IMs.
On Thursday, the 28-year-old cop was charged in a federal complaint, which included pieces of his conversations with co-conspirators (CC-1 and CC-2):
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