Jersey City Official Gets 30 Months For Bribery Rap

Law360, New York (January 14, 2013, 4:08 PM EST) -- A former Jersey City, N.J., official who, after being snared in a massive political corruption sting in the state, admitted to accepting $72,500 in bribes from a government witness and facilitating corrupt payments to other municipal officials was sentenced Monday to 30 months in prison.

One-time Jersey City Health & Human Services Assistant Director and zoning official Maher A. Khalil pled guilty in 2009 to taking bribes from developer Solomon Dwek, a government witness, in return for his help securing real estate development approvals and connecting...
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September 9, 2009


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