NJ Mayor's Associate Pleads Guilty In Corruption Case

Law360, New York (December 13, 2013, 6:12 PM EST) -- An alleged co-conspirator of Trenton, N.J., Mayor Tony Mack copped to conspiracy charges on Friday in order to dodge trial in Mack’s federal corruption case scheduled for early January.

Joseph A. Giorgianni, a convicted sex offender and the proprietor of a Trenton sandwich shop called JoJo’s Steakhouse, pled guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Michael A. Shipp to a count of conspiracy to obstruct interstate commerce by extortion under color of official right, saying he acted as a courier for bribe money intended for Mack. Prosecutors...
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