Corrupt ex-NJ mayor indicted after trying to run for office again despite a court ban: ‘That is bold’

Posted on AllSides September 27th, 2023
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A former New Jersey mayor who was banned from public office after serving time for corruption has been indicted once more — this time, for breaking a court order that barred him from ever stepping onto the campaign trail again. Jose “Joey” Torres — the 64-year-old former mayor of Paterson — served more than a year in state prison after he pleaded guilty in 2017 to having municipal workers renovate a family business on the city’s dime, according to The Paterson Press. After the plea, state courts forbid the longtime...

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