Ex-Chair Of NJ Democratic Group Accused Of Racketeering

Law360, New York (September 11, 2013, 8:51 PM ET) -- The former head of a New Jersey Democratic organization was indicted Wednesday on racketeering charges after a federal grand jury accused him of an array of schemes, including conspiring with a borough attorney to create a grant consulting firm from which both covertly profited.

Joseph A. Ferriero, the former chairman of the Bergen County Democratic Organization, was indicted on racketeering and fraud charges for a trio of schemes he allegedly coordinated during his decadelong tenure heading the organization between 1998 and 2009. Ferriero used his position...
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