Published September 10, 2012
Federal agents have arrested the mayor of New Jersey's capital city as part of an ongoing corruption investigation.
Mayor Tony Mack, his brother, Ralphiel, and convicted sex offender Joseph Giorgianni, are accused of conspiring to obstruct, delay and affect interstate commerce by extortion.
Federal prosecutors allege Mack agreed to use his influence in connection with a proposed parking garage project.
The arrests took place Monday morning.