TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Trenton, N.J. Mayor Tony Mack was convicted of corruption charges by a jury Friday.
Mack, 48, was convicted of all six federal counts of extortion, bribery, and mail and wire fraud charges against him, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman said Friday.
Mack’s brother, Ralphiel Mack, 41, was convicted of three charges, but acquitted of three fraud counts, followed by a weeklong trial before U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp in Trenton federal court.
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Mack, his brother and a third man — Joseph ‘JoJo’ Giorgianni — originally were charged on 2012.
The charges stemmed from an alleged scheme to accept $119,000 in bribes in exchange for Mack’s official actions and influence in the development of a parking garage on city-owned land in downtown Trenton, prosecutors said.
The deal was a fake…
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