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(Updated 5:51 p.m.) A family bail-bond dynasty may have ended as three members of the Jacobs family pleaded guilty Wednesday to bribing a top city cop. Defense attorney Willie Dow (pictured) predicted that it could cause a “disaster” for the court system if the Jacobses now lose their licenses.

Robert, Phil and Paul Jacobs took turns saying “guilty” just as the clock struck noon inside the Church Street courtroom of U.S. District Court Judge Janet B. Arterton.

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