Democrat Trenton Mayor Tony Mack arrested on charges of conspiracy to obstruct commerce by extortion, corruption
Another day, another corrupt Democrat hauled off to jail on corruption. Democrat Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was arrested on charges of conspiracy to obstruct commerce by extortion along with o obstruct commerce by extortion and corruption. Also, Joseph “JoJo” Giorgianni, a top campaign contributor, and six others were also taken into custody. According to NBC New York, Thomas Mack, a Democrat, faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine if convicted on extortion charges, prosecutors said. Sounds an awful lot like Chicago politics doesn’t it?
In recorded conversations, Giorgianni said, “I can be bought,” “We want this,” “I like to do it the Boss Tweed way, you know, Boss Tweed ran Tammany Hall,” and “Tony knows when I’m in for a penny I’m in for a pound,” according to a criminal complaint.
During the conversations, Giorgianni referred to Mack using the code name “Napoleon,” the complaint said.
Mack and the others arrested Monday were brought to the FBI office in Hamilton for processing and are scheduled to appear in federal court.