A former attorney for Bergen County Democrats is scheduled to be sentenced today before a federal judge for his role in a mail fraud scheme and failure to file federal income tax returns.
Dennis Oury, the former borough attorney for Bergenfield, is scheduled to be sentenced in Newark, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
He was indicted in 2008 alongside his business partner and the former Bergen County Democratic chairman, Joseph Ferriero, on several counts of conspiracy and mail fraud charges.
Oury later pleaded guilty to charges just days before the two men were prepared to stand trial.
He is reportedly expected to ask U.S. District Judge Stanley Chesler to spare him time behind bars.
Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.Read More >
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Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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