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Woman allegedly raped by two cops called a 'stupid b----' by man serving subpoena

The New York Daily News - 8/9/2018

Aug. 09--A young woman who says she was raped by two former NYPD detectives was called a 'stupid b--' by a process server who claimed to be from the Sheriff's office, startling video she posted online shows.

"This isn't harassment?!" the victim, who goes by Anna Chambers on social media, tweeted Wednesday evening when she posted cell phone video of the encounter.

Her attorney, Michael David, is demanding an investigation.

"This is a complete abuse of power," David said Thursday, adding that he plans to file complaints with the state Attorney General's Office and stat Division of Licensing Services once he has identified the process server. "It's disgusting."

In the video, a beefy, bearded man inside Chambers' front gate and records her as she walks up her stoop, asking him to leave.

"Don't tell me what to do. I'm from the Sheriff's office, I can do whatever I want," the man said after indicating that he left a court subpoena for her.

When Chambers orders him off her property, the man mutters, "Go screw yourself."

He continues to take a video of the teen. When she apparently covers her face, he asks her what she's afraid of.

"This isn't Russia, I'm not the KGB," he said as Chambers, whose family is from Eastern Europe, orders him off her property.

"You stupid b--," the man is heard mumbling before the video ends.

Before Chambers arrived, the man was recorded shouting up to Chambers' parents as he sat on the stoop outside their home, calling them "Russian liars," a second video acquired by the Daily News shows.

Chambers, 19, is accusing former NYPD Detectives Richard Hall and Eddie Martins of raping her after they arrested her for marijuana possession in Coney Island on Sept. 15.

She claims the two detectives took turns raping her in the back of their police van after taking her into custody.

Martins, 37, and Hall, 32, told investigators the sex was consensual. They resigned from the NYPD in November.

The two men face up to 25 years in prison if convicted of rape and kidnapping.

The subpoena that was served came from Martin's attorney Mark Bederow's office.

The attorney is trying to acquire photos of her injured wrists after she was allegedly handcuffed and raped, sources with knowledge of the case said.

Chambers told authorities she had the photos but hasn't provided them.

The process server was not a member of the Sheriff's office, although he claimed he was, the source said. David claimed that he had "some kind of badge," but it wasn't visible in the video.

When reached Thursday, Bederow admitted to hiring the process server, but wouldn't divulge the man's name.

He said he didn't want to send a process server but David wouldn't accept the subpeona for his client.

"Her lawyer was asked repeatedly by us to accept service for the subpoena," Bederow said. "He continuously refused, preferring that we send someone to the house to serve her."

"You have to wonder why they would prefer that," he said.

Bederow said he has seen the video and "unequivocally condemns" what the server said to Chambers.

"The task that was given was to serve the subpoena," Bederow said. "We don't condone any of the other stuff that happened."

David said no one should be treated by a process server this way -- especially a rape victim.

"(Anna) is not doing well after this," said David. "This guy could be law enforcement. What he said was degrading to women, and he said it to a rape victim."

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