Trenton Mayor Cuffed In Ongoing Federal Corruption Probe

Comments:  | Leave A Comment

toney mack arrested federal corruption caseTRENTON, N.J. — Federal agents have arrested the mayor of New Jersey’s capital city as part of an ongoing corruption investigation.

SEE ALSO: What Romney Will Never Understand

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, (pictured) his brother, Ralphiel, and convicted sex offender Joseph Giorgianni, are accused of conspiring to obstruct, delay and affect interstate commerce by extortion.

Want to Keep Up With NewsOne.com? LIKE Us On Facebook!

Federal prosecutors allege Mack agreed to use his influence in connection with a proposed parking garage project.

Court documents show federal agents began investigating Mack and the others in September 2010. They searched their homes in July of this year.

Authorities say the defendants received $54,000 and anticipated accepting another $65,000 from a cooperating witness who purported to be a developer.

The arrests took place Monday morning.

Join the Conversation! Share on Facebook!

Tags:

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,736 other followers