FBI searches home of ex-Congressional candidate

The Asbury Park Press reported today that FBI agents have raided the Western Monmouth Utility Authority and the home of WMUA Executive Director Frank Abate. Abate, a former Marlboro Councilman, won 32% of the vote as the Democratic candidate for Congress against Richard Zimmer in 1992. He was indicted in 1995 on charges that he tampered with election petitions, but the charges were eventually dropped.

FBI searches home of ex-Congressional candidate