Ex-NJ Mayor Again Denies Bribery Charges

Law360, New York (June 3, 2011, 1:19 PM EDT) -- The former mayor of Secaucus, N.J., on Thursday again pled not guilty to corruption charges after prosecutors filed a new indictment against him.

Dennis Elwell, who was arrested in 2009 as part of New Jersey's largest corruption sting, denied that he took a $10,000 bribe from a government informant who was acting as a developer looking for help with zoning changes and political support for various projects. The superseding indictment, filed in May, stripped Elwell's former co-defendant, Ronald Manzo, from the case.

Manzo pled guilty to...
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New Jersey

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November 16, 2009

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