TITLE

Bond Banker Booth Gave Bribes, Former N.J. County Exec Testifies

AUTHOR(S)
Braun, Martin Z.
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;6/5/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31650, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Former Hudson County, New Jersey, Executive Robert Janiszewski testified in the week before June 5, 2003, that Jay Booth, a municipal bond banker well-known in county Democratic politics, handed him 6,000 dollars in cash kickbacks after being selected to manage two bond deals for the county during the 1990s. Janiszewski also said Booth, currently a banker at Jersey City-based Red-Horse Securities LLC, gave him 3,000 dollars on behalf of a vendor who had received an engineering contract. Booth's conduct as a municipal securities broker has come under scrutiny before.
ACCESSION #
10014530

 

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