Mayor Anthony Suarez
Ridgefield is on the brink of a first.
The extortion and bribery trial of a northern New Jersey mayor and an associate is entering its fourth day of jury deliberations.
Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and tax preparer Vincent Tabbachino face bribery and extortion counts. They’re accused of accepting a bribe from a federal informant posing as a corrupt developer.
Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and Guttenberg tax preparer Vincent Tabbachino each face two extortion counts and one bribery count.
Closing statements are expected to conclude Thursday in the bribery and extortion trial of Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and an associate.
Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and an associate were accused of accepting money from a federal informant who posed as a corrupt developer seeking help with zoning approvals.
An informant whose secretly recorded videotapes of public officials form the heart of a federal corruption sting faces a potentially lengthy cross-examination Thursday.