Lou Manzo charged with extortion

Among those charged in today’s corruption bust is former assemblyman and five time Jersey City mayoral candidate Lou Manzo.

Manzo was charged with extortion under color of official light, as was his brother, Ronald Manzo.

The indictment charges that a coorperating witness offerend Manzo cash in exchange for promised help with real estate devleopment projects, just in case he was elected mayor.

Manzo was a distant runner up in Jersey City's May 12 mayoral election.

Click here view the Manzo complaint.

Lou Manzo charged with extortion