Corruption

BURNED BRIDGES: Post-sentencing, Wildstein ribs former ally Christie over his approval ratings

Chris Christie is getting it from all ends these days, Save Jerseyans, including from the so-called architect of the Bridgegate scandal that brought the New Jersey governor’s approval ratings down from the post-Sandy stratosphere into the political basement. A little more than a week after his own sentencing in federal court, former Port Authority official, […]

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REPORT: Latest Westampton controversy swirls around former fire chief’s contract

One of Burlington County’s few Democrat strongholds looks to once again be a source of political scandal and controversy this election season, Save Jerseyans. This time around? Local elected officials have reportedly asked the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office to investigate alleged issues concerning the contract of the suburban South Jersey township’s former fire chief: The issue centers […]

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VIDEO: Spadea, Rooney rip Dover government’s 50-to-60% pay raises

It was a Democrat president who said “ask not what your country can do for you—ask what you can do for your country,” Save Jerseyans. Of course, that was a very long time ago. Today’s Democrat Party is exemplified by the leadership of Dover, New Jersey, a community of less than 20,000 souls where the all-Democrat part-time leadership just […]

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Newark watershed manager gets 8 years for kickback scheme

NEWARK — The former special projects manager of the now-defunct Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp. was sentenced Thursday to eight years in federal prison for his role in a multi-million dollar kickback scheme that contributed to the collapse of the non-profit agency. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Donald Bernard Sr., 69, of West Orange, […]


BREAKING: Wildstein skates with 3 years of probation, restitution for Bridgagate

It’s official, Save Jerseyans…. For #Bridgegate, David Wildstein got… (1) 3 years of probation, (2) 500 hours community service, and (3) a $10,000 fine. Amazing. — Matt Rooney (@MattRooneyNJ) July 12, 2017 #Bridgegate 3 years probation for david WILDSTEIN plus $14k restitution and $10k fine. 500 hrs community service @CBSNewYork — Meg Baker (@megbakertv) July […]

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POLL: Bridgegate ‘Mastermind’ Wildstein is likely to avoid jail time. Is that fair? Or a farce?

David Wildstein will finally be sentenced today, Save Jerseyans, but the admitted “mastermind” of the Bridgegate scandal is unlikely to see the inside of a jail cell. “Put simply, were it not for Wildstein’s decision to cooperate and disclose the true nature of the lane reductions, there likely would have been no prosecutions related to […]

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Feds say Bridgegate mastermind should not get prison time

NEWARK–Federal prosecutors have urged a judge to spare David Wildstein, their key witness in the Bridgegate scandal, from any prison time. In a letter publicly released this morning, the U.S. Attorney’s office cited Wildstein’s “very substantial and extremely useful assistance” in the investigation that ultimately led to the convictions of two former members of Gov. […]


12 more Lakewood residents charged in massive welfare fraud sweep

LAKEWOOD — Twelve more Lakewood residents were charged Thursday as the massive sweep targeting welfare fraud totaling millions of dollars continues to widen, officials said. The defendants are all charged with theft by deception and are accused of misrepresenting income to receive benefits from government programs such as Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (better known […]


REPORT: New Jersey won’t fully comply with Trump’s election integrity initiative

New Jersey is apparently adopting a non-committal approach to President Donald Trump’s request for individual voters’ information: BREAKING: NJ will not fully comply with @realDonaldTrump's voter commission on election integrity. @CruzNJTV has the full story tonight. pic.twitter.com/UhOiN9qj8s — NJTV News (@NJTVNews) July 5, 2017 — The “non-public” information requested included the last four digits of […]

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More arrests coming in Lakewood | Di Ionno

The arrests of a Lakewood rabbi, his wife, and several others Monday is just the “first wave” of a federal and state crackdown on public assistance fraud in the Orthodox community. The second wave is planned for dawn tomorrow when authorities are scheduled to move in on three other couples, according to law enforcement sources. […]



Lakewood rabbi, 7 others arrested in raids over alleged welfare fraud, report says

LAKEWOOD — A rabbi, his wife and three other couples were arrested Monday morning in multiple raids by federal and state authorities in a massive welfare fraud investigation, according to a report by the Asbury Park Press. Those arrested included Rabbi Zalmen Sorotzkin, who runs the Congregation Lutzk synagogue, his wife, Tzipporah, and Mordechai Breskin […]