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Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Housing Official Testifies In NJ Bribe Trial

The developer was undercover government informant Solomon Dwek, who secretly taped meetings with Smith and other public officials.

12/03/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Testimony Continues In Ex-NJ Lawmaker’s Trial

L. Harvey Smith has pleaded not guilty to several extortion, bribery and money laundering counts.

12/02/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Opening Statements Set For Former N.J. Lawmaker’s Trial

L. Harvey Smith was accused of taking $15,000 from a government informant after promising he would help with environmental permits for the informant’s building project in Jersey City.

12/01/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Yet To Be Seated For Former Lawmaker’s Trial

Attorneys will return Tuesday to pick a jury for Smith’s bribery and extortion trial.

11/30/2010

Former New Jersey Assemblyman Daniel Van Pelt  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Van Pelt Sentenced In New Jersey Corruption Case

The former New Jersey assemblyman snared in the state’s largest corruption sting is headed to prison for 41 months.

11/19/2010

Generic School Photo (Credit: AP)

Arrested NJ School Head Won’t Lose All Pension Money

The former superintendent of New Jersey’s fourth-largest school district could still get hundreds of thousands of dollars in pension, unused sick leave and vacation time even if he is convicted of bribery and fraud.

10/23/2010

The Seal of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - File / Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

N.J. School District Superintendent Surrenders To FBI

There were stunning corruption charges levied Thursday against the man in charge of New Jersey’s fourth largest school district.

10/21/2010

Sen. Robert Menendez swears-in Anthony Suarez for his second term as Mayor of Ridgefield, NJ - Photo: Borough of Ridgefield

Informants’ Missing Texts Argued In NJ Mayor’s Trial

Opening statements are scheduled to begin in the third trial stemming from last year’s huge federal corruption sting.

10/04/2010

L.I. Crane Co. Official Gets Prison For Bribery

NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island crane company official will spend two to six years in prison for bribing New York City’s former chief crane inspector. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced […]

09/28/2010

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