Extortion

Beachwood, Middletown extortion suspects plead guilty
A onetime employee of the Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) from Middletown and a waste hauler from Beachwood face up to 20 years in prison apiece for rigging contracts tied to a project in Jersey City and forcing contractors to pay for inclusion.
Ex-NJDOC Official Sentenced for Extortion
A onetime deputy commissioner for the New Jersey Department of Corrections is about to experience life on the other side of the bars for the next 46 months, for offering to help a laid-off DOC employee return to work in exchange for $10,000.