Who would think that men of the cloth or elected officials would be involved in graft?!?!?

NEWARK, N.J. – Three New Jersey mayors, two state lawmakers, a deputy mayor and five rabbis were among 44 people charged Thursday in a two-track corruption and international money-laundering probe, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for New Jersey announced.

FBI and IRS agents arrested most of the suspects Thursday morning in what is being described as one of the biggest investigations of its kind in New Jersey history, according to NBC affiliate WNBC.

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This appears to be a connected, macabre story:

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Comments

  1. #1 b franklin
    July 23, 2009

    It’s just the tip of the iceburg (no pun intended mr. goldberg). Investigate Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood. Where did they get their funds? From the Tax Payers. How does a town donate thousands of prime acres to a non-profit religious organization? More to follow

  2. #2 Coturnix
    July 23, 2009

    Five rabbits?! Oh, I see….need more coffee.

  3. #3 Greg Laden
    July 23, 2009

    Those Jersey Rabbits are almost as bad as those Jersey Mosquitoes!

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