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01-03-2013, 11:02 PM
Opening statements are scheduled for Thursday afternoon in the U.S. government’s sensitive case against a Miami police sergeant charged with planting cocaine on a suspect and stealing drugs and money from dealers.

Although federal criminal cases routinely lack transparency before trial, the prosecution of Raul Iglesias has been particularly secretive because police officers — including several Miami undercover detectives who once worked in his street unit — are expected to testify against the veteran cop.