Authorities: Punk Band Leader Cop Faked Injury, Collected Over $30KA Port Authority police officer claimed that he couldn’t report to his beat because of an arm injury, when he was really flailing and thrashing about onstage with his punk rock band, federal authorities said.
Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years For Campaign Finance SchemeDeposed New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for using tax dollars to finance his 2006 campaign.
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Indicted On Bribery, Extortion ChargesThe charges stem from an alleged scheme to accept $119,000 in bribes in exchange for Mack's official actions and influence in the development of a parking garage on city-owned land, prosecutors said.
Court Setbacks Put Damper On NJ Corruption BustsLouis Manzo, a former state lawmaker, is a free man after a bruising legal battle to clear his name, an effort that cost him his home, his job and $150,000 in legal fees.
Judge Dismisses Corruption Charges Against Former NJ Assemblyman Louis ManzoManzo initially faced counts of extortion conspiracy, but those charges were dismissed after a federal appeals court ruled Manzo had been improperly charged under rules meant for public officials.
Defendant In NJ Corruption Case Argues For DismissalFormer State Assemblyman Louis Manzo is accused of violating federal travel rules, committing mail fraud and failing to report federal offenses by others.
No Pension For Ex-Paterson Mayor Martin BarnesOfficials have told a former New Jersey mayor who pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion and mail fraud charges that he's not entitled to his pension.
Ex-Perth Amboy Mayor Gets Six Years In Corruption CaseFormer Perth Amboy mayor and state assemblyman Joseph Vas was sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted last fall of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.
Suspended NJ College Staffer Admits EmbezzlementThe suspended office manager for a New Jersey college's student government organization has admitted stealing $502,000 in student funds.
Former NJ Athletic Director Admits Fraud Scheme
Vas Pleads Guilty To State Corruption ChargesFormer Perth Amboy and state assemblyman Joseph Vas has pleaded guilty to official misconduct, theft and money laundering charges.