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Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Former NJ Lawmaker Acquitted Of Corruption

Smith embraced his attorneys as the verdict was read in Newark federal court. Prosecutors accused him of taking $15,000 from a government informant who posed as a developer.

12/17/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Deliberations To Resume At Former N.J. Pol’s Trial

Prosecutors said Smith took $15,000 from a government informant who posed as a developer in exchange for help with building projects in Smith’s Hudson County district.

12/16/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Jury To Weigh Evidence In NJ Corruption Trial

L. Harvey Smith was charged with extortion, bribery and money laundering in the state’s largest corruption sting.

12/15/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Hears Closings In NJ Pol’s Corruption Trial

Prosecutors were making their summations in Newark federal court. They called one rebuttal witness earlier Tuesday from the Election Law Enforcement Commission, which tracks campaign donations.

12/14/2010

Government Witness Solomon Dwek (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Assembly Dem Expected To Testify In Bribe Trial

The prosecution was expected to call Assemblyman John Wisniewski. He heads the Democratic State Committee and is chairman of the Assembly transportation committee.

12/07/2010

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