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.
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.
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.