WNY Mayor Roque and son indicted

A federal grand jury in Newark returned an indictment today charging West New York, N.J., Mayor Felix Roque, 55, and his son, Joseph Roque, 22, with allegedly scheming to hack into an e-mail account and website associated with a movement to recall the mayor. 

The two defendants were arrested and charged by Criminal Complaint on May 24. 

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Erez Liebermann, chief of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property section of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Criminal Division, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Barbara R. Llanes of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Special Prosecutions Division in Newark.  

WNY Mayor Roque and son indicted