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New court documents revealed a possible motive in a murder-for-hire allegation against Reshma Massarone, who was working as a credit union branch manager when she was arrested.

The 39-year-old mother of two children pleaded not guilty to a racketeering murder charge during a federal court hearing in White Plains, N.Y., on Sept. 5 for allegedly hiring a hitman to kill her brother-in-law. Since her arrest in August, she has been held in federal custody because a judge determined the manager of the Woodstock, N.Y., branch of the $1.4 billion Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union was a danger to the community. However, she appealed the custody order and requested to post a bond to get out of jail while waiting for her case to be heard and decided by a trial jury.

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