Tag: melgen

Why a U.S. Senator’s Impending Trial Has Democrats Worried

Jury selection for the trial of New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez began Tuesday, more than two years since the disgraced politician was indicted on a number of bribery and corruption charges. The trial, which centers on a slew of Read More

Is co-defendant in Menendez case looking to plead out?

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Attorneys on Thursday agreed to postpone Dr. Salomon Melgen’s sentencing in his Medicare fraud case until after he faces a federal jury in New Jersey along with U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. Melgen an ophthalmologist, was Read More

BREAKING: Jury Convicts Menendez’s Friend and Donor, Dr. Melgen

More ominous news for Bob Menendez, Save Jerseyans. On Friday, Dr. Salomon Melgen, accused of improperly billing the U.S. government for $100+ million in medical insurance payments, was convicted by a federal jury. Senator Menendez, a long time friend (and recipient Read More

Four counts tossed out in Menendez criminal case

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog There are still 18 counts pending, Save Jerseyans, but on Monday, U.S. District Judge William Walls threw out two of the bribery counts pending against each U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Florida Doctor Salomon Melgen. You Read More

MORE TROUBLE: Menendez’s buddy Melgen smacked with new 76-count indictment

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog The plot thickens, Save Jerseyans. Is the noose tightening, too? Just under two weeks after Senator Bob Menendez (D-Ecuador, Dominican Republic) and Florida ophthalmologist Salomon Melgen were indicted on multiple criminal counts, the feds Read More

5 Things You’re Missing in (and around) the Menendez Indictment

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog I read through the 68-page, 14 count indictment late last night, Save Jerseyans, and, unsurprisingly, the talking heads analyzing Bob Menendez’s indictment are missing some BIG plot points. Here are my initial offerings for Read More

What We Know and Why Menendez Must Go

By Phil Kerpen | American Commitment Senator Bob Menendez, it is widely reported, will be imminently indicted on corruption charges stemming from his relationship with Dr. Salomon Melgen, a West Palm Beach eye doctor who is the number one billing Medicare doctor in Read More