Former NJ Lawmaker Acquitted Of CorruptionSmith 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.
Deliberations To Resume At Former N.J. Pol's TrialProsecutors 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.
Jury To Weigh Evidence In NJ Corruption TrialL. Harvey Smith was charged with extortion, bribery and money laundering in the state's largest corruption sting.
Jury Hears Closings In NJ Pol's Corruption TrialProsecutors 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.
NJ Assembly Dem Expected To Testify In Bribe TrialThe prosecution was expected to call Assemblyman John Wisniewski. He heads the Democratic State Committee and is chairman of the Assembly transportation committee.
Ex-Housing Official Testifies In NJ Bribe TrialThe developer was undercover government informant Solomon Dwek, who secretly taped meetings with Smith and other public officials.
Testimony Continues In Ex-NJ Lawmaker's TrialL. Harvey Smith has pleaded not guilty to several extortion, bribery and money laundering counts.
Opening Statements Set For Former N.J. Lawmaker's TrialL. 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.
Jury Yet To Be Seated For Former Lawmaker's TrialAttorneys will return Tuesday to pick a jury for Smith's bribery and extortion trial.