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New York, NY –
A former New Jersey state senator from Bergen County has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in jail, for his conviction on Federal corruption charges.
66-year-old Joseph Coniglio was found guilty in April for extorting more than $100,000 from the Hackensack University Medical Center. In exchange he steered state funds to the hospital. Federal prosecutors had asked the court to sentence Coniglio to the maximum six-and-a-half years.