Ex-City Council Candidate Can't Shake Fraud Charge

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 7:57 PM EDT) -- A judge on Friday refused to dismiss a mail fraud charge against a former candidate for the Jersey City, N.J., council who was snared in a sweeping political corruption sting, denying arguments that prosecutors failed to show there was a scheme to defraud her campaign committee.

Lori Serrano, accused of accepting $10,000 from cooperating witness Solomon Dwek in 2009, said the government failed to allege such a scheme because the campaign committee had no entitlement to the funds she allegedly received and lacked the property interest...
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New Jersey

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December 10, 2009

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