FBI Arrests Trenton Mayor for Corruption

Tony Mack's brother also arrested
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 10, 2012 9:53 AM CDT
FBI Arrests Trenton Mayor for Corruption
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack takes questions about an FBI investigation in Trenton, NJ, on Monday, July 30, 2012.   (AP Photo/Geoff Mulvihill)

(Newser) – The FBI busted Trenton Mayor Tony Mack this morning on corruption charges, alleging that city government was paid $119,000 by a "purported developer" who wanted to build a parking garage on city property. A Mack supporter and local steakhouse owner was also arrested in the case, and the mayor's brother, a high school football coach, is due to be next, the Star-Ledger reports. The feds have been on the case, which involved a major wiretapping operation, since just after Mack took office in September 2010, the complaint says. (Read more FBI stories.)

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