Some residents not suprised by corruption case

New Jersey residents are weighing in on the state's corruption investigation that led to the arrest of 44 people. Newly elected Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano, Secaucus Mayor Dennis Elwell and Ridgefield

News 12 Staff

Jul 24, 2009, 8:17 PM

Updated 5,473 days ago

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New Jersey residents are weighing in on the state's corruption investigation that led to the arrest of 44 people. Newly elected Hoboken Mayor Peter Cammarano, Secaucus Mayor Dennis Elwell and Ridgefield Mayor Anthony Suarez were all taken into custody as a result of the corruption sting. Also arrested were two Jersey Shore rabbis, assemblymen L. Harvey Smith and Daniel Van Pelt and a slew of other officials from across New Jersey.Some residents say they are not shocked and that cities such as Hoboken and Jersey City have a reputation of being corrupt. Others say they were surprised to learn of how many people were involved.To watch the press conference announcing the arrests and statements from Gov. Corzine, go to Channel 612 on your iO digital cable box and select iO Extra.
Addendum with Names and Charges in Corruption CaseTwo-Track Investigation of Political Corruption and International Money Laundering Rings Nets 44 Individuals


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