Key Gov't Informant Grilled In NJ Mayor's Corruption Trial

Law360, New York (January 23, 2014, 9:26 PM EST) -- A former Trenton, N.J., municipal worker turned government informant on Thursday withstood cross-examination by attorneys for Trenton Mayor Tony Mack as they probed for weakness in the informant’s claims of conspiring with Mack to wring bribe money from a municipal construction project.

Charles Hall III took the stand Thursday in New Jersey federal court, as attorneys for Mack and his brother Ralphiel took turns scrutinizing his account of alleged corruption. Hall pled guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Michael A. Shipp to an extortion count and...
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