Corruption Trial Begins Against Trenton Mayor Tony Mack

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 8:16 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors on Thursday told a New Jersey jury it would see and hear footage culled from hours of government surveillance proving Mayor Tony Mack of Trenton, N.J., and his brother had accepted bribes in exchange for the mayor’s assistance with a municipal construction project.

In the opening day of the Mack brothers’ federal corruption trial, Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew Skahill told jurors the government’s extensive wiretap evidence would prove allegations that Mayor Mack had taken bribes in exchange for ushering a municipal parking garage through...
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