Trenton Mayor Convicted On 6 Charges Of Conspiracy, Fraud

Law360, New York (February 7, 2014, 9:41 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal jury on Friday convicted Trenton, N.J., Mayor Tony Mack of six conspiracy and fraud charges, having been convinced the mayor accepted $54,000 in bribes to facilitate a municipal construction project and sell its proposed city-owned site at a steep discount.

Following a single day of deliberations, after being handed the case late Thursday, the federal jury convicted Mayor Mack of two counts of wire fraud and of single counts of mail fraud, agreeing to accept bribes, attempted obstruction of and conspiracy to...
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