Friday, August 21, 2009

First Indictment is Handed in Huge NJ Corruption Scandal

According to this report on MyFoxNy the federal grand jury has handed down the first indictment in the huge NJ corruption-money laundering scandal. The prosecutors have charged Jersey City Deputy Mayor Leona Baldini and Edward Cheatam with using their power to extort money from an undercover government witness posing as a developer.

These two officials were among 44 other rabbis and local elected politicians that were involved in the huge corruption scandal. Three mayors including Peter Cammarano of Hoboken, Dennis Elwell of Secaucus, Anthony Suarez of Ridgefield were also arrested. We'll keep posting late breaking news about this corruption scandal as it comes right on this blog so stay tuned.

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