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Alleged LAPD Beating Victim

The Gruesome Photo

8/27/2012 5:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Brian Mulligan beat up
There's no doubt ...  Brian Mulligan -- an international banking honcho -- was beaten to a pulp by the LAPD -- based on photos obtained by TMZ.
 
Mulligan -- the Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Media for Deutsche Bank -- is unrecognizable in the pics -- with severe nasal fractures and lacerations, a concussion, a fractured right scapula, and numerous contusions and abrasions. 

Although the LAPD claims officers beat and arrested Mulligan after he became violent and threatening ... prosecutors declined to file charges.  Our sources say prosecutors believe the photos are "clear evidence of excessive force."  Indeed, Mulligan already filed a $50 million claim against the City of L.A.

TMZ first reported, Mulligan claims two LAPD cops beat him senseless after wrongfully detaining him ... claiming he resembled a person suspected of attempted car theft.  Mulligan claims the officers took him to a hotel against his will and when he tried to leave officers brutally attacked him.

Mulligan's lawyers, J. Michael Flanagan and Valerie Wass, tell TMZ cops at the scene conceded Mulligan was NOT under the influence of drugs and they described him as “calm, lucid, and cooperative." They tell TMZ, "Mulligan had committed no violations of law and was not arrested. No drugs were found during a search of his person or his vehicle, and the officers found absolutely no evidence of drug use by Mulligan."

Flanagan and Wass say cops also engaged in a cover-up, telling us, "The two officers who inflicted the injuries on Mulligan subsequently concocted a police report in an attempt to justify their use of excessive and deadly force and to obtain a filing of criminal charges against Mulligan."
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cass    

W0w! Just wow....

695 days ago
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Jordan    

I hope that cop had a good time on the taxpayer expense because this one will cost the city of LA tems of millions of dollars.

695 days ago
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BB not bb    

What is going on in this country? Are these cops mad at them 1% or something? I think there must be alot more to this story. Since when do cops take suspects to a hotel after arrest? What were they going to do, rape him? I think this was some kind of hired hit really. This guy doens't look like any car thief I ever saw. He was cooperative so at what point did the cops decide to try to beat him to death?


This is so bizarre. There are ways of handling the injustice of bankers without acting like this. I don't really get it. Are these cops even suspended yet?

695 days ago
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Blacknwild    

GOOD BOUT TIME A WHITE PERSON GOT BEAT LIKE RODNEY KANG. WHITE PEOPLE RESIST ARREST MORE THAN ANYBODY ELSE AND THEY ALMOST ALWAYS GET AWAY WITH IT

695 days ago
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Soiled Midget Panties    

Uh-oh, they beat up someone who works for a German bank, he gets to exercise "white privilege" to the fullest extent cause we all know it were a non-white they beat up they would have got away with it. Tsk tsk tsk...

695 days ago
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Lynn317    

I hope the LAPD gets the same level of brutal legal beating ... as the brutal physical beating they gave this guy.
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NOBODY deserves that kind of treatment ... even a member of the one percent that gave millions of people in this country a brutal financial beating in 2008.

695 days ago
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Luz    

I hope he wins that lawsuit!

695 days ago
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Morticia Cowghoul    

The militarization of our local police forces is completely out of control. This is happening way too often. Treating citizens as enemy combatives and therefore must be eliminated. Uncool.

695 days ago
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Jackie    

I hope the LAPD get exactly what they deserve...what a bunch of A-holes. Isn't illegal to hit anyone?

695 days ago
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Keyser Söze    

We're in 2012, and the LAPD are still beating up innocent people. But, at the very least, they've broaden their beat-down list to included, with Blacks and Latinos, members of the 1 percent.

I mean... that's progress. Right?

695 days ago
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ithoughtitwasgum    

ew thats disgusting, hes obviously an attention seeker if hes not washing off the blood thats making it look worse.. . .... .................... ...

695 days ago
12.

miu    

Omg ... just put the sugar in my coffee, looked up and... well, lucky i have'nt eat anything yet! Thanks!

695 days ago
13.

CD    

A banker? Something tells me this guy deserved it.

695 days ago
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BB in CA    

What's wrong with the whites in LA? Haven't you learned anything from your neighbors? Get out in the street & turn over some cars, loot the stores, riot. :<>

695 days ago
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thegreatamericandesertreturns    

5grand cash for medicals will now be 500,000 cash for medicals all just after roady checked out? WTF FF? the 5grand had to be 4weedies as it would be about 4999.99 to high 4aLA hooker.Get havey into that gravie train and see what he learns working under those covers

695 days ago
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