Report: Vas gets six and a half years, must pay $90K restitution

Former Perth Amboy Mayor Joe Vas today received six and a half years in a federal prison and a restitution fine of $90,000, according to Gannett.

Vas and his aide Melvin Ramos were convicted last fall of two counts of mail fraud stemming from the 2006 apartment building sale. The former mayor and assemblyman was charged with misusing state affordable-housing funds and making false statements to federal agents.

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Report: Vas gets six and a half years, must pay $90K restitution