WNYC's Bob Hennelly is an award-winning investigative journalist. While at WNYC he has reported on a wide gamut of major public policy questions ranging from immigration and homeland security to power outages and utility mergers.
Analysis of Venality & Politics in NJ
Thursday, July 23, 2009
New York, NY –
It might seem like the plot of a summer blockbuster at the movies... but it's very real. The mayors of three New Jersey cities, two state legislators and several rabbis are among 44 people arrested today in a sweeping corruption investigation. It began as a probe into an international money laundering ring that trafficked in goods as diverse as fake designer handbags to human organs. And a number of the officials are accused of taking bribes. Joining us now to dissect the story is WNYC's Bob Hennelly.