Federal prosecutors in New Jersey opened a probe into the scandal prompted when aides to Governor Chris Christie triggered a days-long traffic jam near the George Washington Bridge as an act of political revenge.
When the truth comes out about Dmitriy Smilianets, a Muscovite accused of being a black-market broker for the most prolific computer hacking ring ever to hit corporate America, “it will make a great plot in some TV show or book,” his lawyer says.
Joseph Sigelman, a former co-chief executive officer of PetroTiger Ltd., pleaded not guilty to charges that he bribed an official at Colombia’s state- controlled oil company to secure a $39.6 million contract.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie apologized for a days-long traffic jam triggered by an aide as political revenge as the episode threatened his possible 2016 presidential run and set off a federal investigation.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s press secretary, Michael Drewniak, appeared before a U.S. grand jury investigating politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge, according to his lawyer.
U.S. prosecutors asked New Jersey legislators probing the George Washington Bridge lane closings to postpone public testimony by Patrick Foye, the executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Joseph Sigelman, a former co-chief executive officer of PetroTiger Ltd., was released on $4.4 million bail on charges that he paid bribes to an official at Ecopetrol SA, Colombia’s state-controlled oil company.