Defendant to be sentenced in corruption case

(AP) - Another defendant in New Jersey's largestcorruption probe is scheduled to be sentenced in Newark Tuesday.

Shimon Haber pleaded guilty in January to a money launderingconspiracy charge.

The Brooklyn, N.Y., resident was among 44 people arrested inJuly in a two-track investigation into international moneylaundering and political corruption.

The 34-year-old worked as a real estate developer in New Yorkand New Jersey.

Haber admitted helping government witness Solomon Dwek laundermoney used to bribe a Union City official in exchange for permits.

Haber is the fifth person to be sentenced in the overall case,but the first among the defendants accused of money laundering.

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