Bencivengo fundraiser cancelled

A fundraiser for embattled Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo has been cancelled, according to a source close to event coordinator Bob Mule.

Originally scheduled for June 5 at Spigola, Bencivengo’s supporters pulled the plug, Mule told in response to an emailed question about the event.

“Event cancelled,” said Mule.

The FBI arrested Bencivengo last month on bribery charges. Despite calls for him to resign, the mayor has said publicly he intends to continue serving as mayor and beat the rap.  Bencivengo fundraiser cancelled