9/11 Hero Gets Up To 3 Years For Taking Bribes

Law360, New York (September 16, 2011, 6:23 PM EDT) -- A man lauded as a hero after the 9/11 terrorist attacks was sentenced to one to three years in prison Friday in New York state court for accepting bribes from an asbestos removal company while working for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Prosecutors said that Mark Jakubek, an employee of the Port Authority's engineering department, accepted bribes in the form of concert tickets, cash and the use of a vacation home from Specialty Service Contracting Inc. In exchange, he and other Port...
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