NJ Mayor Used Code To Conceal Corruption, Prosecutors Say
By Joshua Alston (February 4, 2014, 9:16 PM EST) -- Silence speaks volumes in the corruption case against Trenton, N.J., Mayor Tony Mack, according to federal prosecutors who summated their case Tuesday, telling jurors Mack's oblique comments and nonresponses in wiretap evidence show his efforts to conceal bribes related to a municipal construction project.
In a roughly four-hour closing argument, Assistant U.S. Attorney Eric W. Moran walked a New Jersey federal jury through the government's case against Mayor Mack and his brother Ralphiel, who both face a half-dozen conspiracy and fraud charges as a result of a two-year sting operation that yielded thousands of hours of audio and video.
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