Solomon Dwek

Book Details Biggest Take-Down In Jersey PoliticsAll this week, WCBS 880 is rolling out tidbits from a juicy new book about the biggest take-down in the sordid history of New Jersey politics.
Former Newark Official Pleads In Extortion SchemeAnthony Clark was a manager in the city's Neighborhood Services Department. He pleaded guilty to attempted extortion during an appearance in U.S. District Court in Trenton.
Van Pelt Sentenced In New Jersey Corruption CaseThe former New Jersey assemblyman snared in the state's largest corruption sting is headed to prison for 41 months.
Sentencing Set For Ex-NJ Assemblyman Van PeltDaniel Van Pelt of Ocean Township was due in federal court Friday, nearly five months after a jury convicted him of accepting a bribe and attempted extortion.
NJ Mayor Acquitted In Federal Corruption TrialThe extortion and bribery trial of a northern New Jersey mayor and an associate is entering its fourth day of jury deliberations.
Jurors At Impasse In NJ Mayor's Corruption TrialRidgefield 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.
Jury At Roadblock In NJ Mayor's Corruption TrialRidgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and Guttenberg tax preparer Vincent Tabbachino each face two extortion counts and one bribery count.
Summations Due In NJ Mayor's Corruption TrialRidgefield 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.
Informant Faces Cross Examination In N.J. Mayor's TrialAn informant whose secretly recorded videotapes of public officials form the heart of a federal corruption sting faces a potentially lengthy cross-examination Thursday.
More Tapes Expected In Mayor's Corruption TrialDefense attorneys contended neither defendant agreed to do anything illegal and that no bribes were accepted.
Secret Tapes Introduced In NJ Mayor's Corruption TrialJurors in the federal corruption trial of Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez and an associate were treated Tuesday to videotapes secretly made by a government informant.
Judge Sentences Defendant In NJ Corruption StingA federal judge on Thursday sentenced a defendant in New Jersey's largest corruption sting to 18 months in prison.