Former NJDOT official pleads guilty to taking a bribe

A former official with the New Jersey Department of Transportation admitted today to accepting a $24,000 bribe from a contractor as payment for his official assistance on a federally funded road construction project, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Kenneth Huber, 64, of Budd Lake, N.J., a former engineer with the N.J. Department of Transportation (the “NJ DOT”), pleaded guilty to an Information charging him with one count of soliciting and accepting a $24,000 bribe. Huber entered his guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano in Trenton federal court.

Former NJDOT official pleads guilty to taking a bribe