The government has been quietly paying City Councilman Glenn Fleming’s legal bills in an ongoing sexual harassment case, even though a judge has ruled that the allegations are unrelated to his position.
New Brunswick has been an epicenter for political and corporate corruption, with jaw-dropping scandals including police running brothels, former Mayors imprisoned, and all manner of pay-to-play, retribution, patronage, and graft.
Local Political Boss Charged in Strip Club Bribery Scandal
Thomas Pollando, the longtime Chairman of Sayreville’s Democratic Party Organization, was charged with accepting bribes after being caught red-handed with the cash, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.
Megadonor Firm Advised Officials to Keep Election Ward Maps Secret From Public
For over a month, political insiders here have had access to the new district lines that will be used in local elections, but the very same maps are still being kept secret from the general public.
Parking Deck Designer Remains on Federal Board After Indecent Assault Conviction
Timothy Hyungrock Haahs, a Presidential appointee and prominent player in the US parking business with deep ties to the New Brunswick and Middlesex County government, was found guilty of indecent assault in a Pennsylvania court late last year.
Now Behind Bars, Ex-Mayor Left Plenty of Wreckage
Disgraced former Mayor Ron DiMura reported to the Middlesex County Jail on May 5 to begin serving a seven-year sentence for second-degree theft by deception.
Plan to Eliminate Voting Locations in New Brunswick Comes Under Fire
While New Jersey is moving to increase access to voting in primary and general elections, local and county officials here are trying to limit voting opportunities for the upcoming April 20 school election.
Another Middlesex County Mayor Sentenced to Prison
Ronald DiMura is at least the third former Mayor here in Middlesex County to be sentenced to incarceration in recent history, joining Perth Amboy’s Joe Vas and New Brunswick’s John Lynch, Jr.