King pleads guilty to mail fraud

A former candidate for Jersey City City Council admitted today to defrauding his campaign committees in connection with money provided to him by government cooperating witness Solomon Dwek in exchange for his future official assistance, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman said in a release.

James P. King, 69, pleaded guilty to a superseding information charging him with one count of mail fraud. 

He entered his guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares in Newark federal court.

King pleads guilty to mail fraud