Port terminals director gets 12 months for taking bribes

US Attorney Paul J. FIshman (WikiCommons)

US Attorney Paul J. FIshman (WikiCommons)

A judge today sentenced a maintenance director at Maher Terminals in Union County to 12 months in prison for soliciting and accepting cash bribes of more than $100,000 in return for demolition and construction contracts at a container ship facility, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Donald Olesky, 57, of Sayreville, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with two counts of using, and causing to be used, the mail in aid of an unlawful activity, specifically commercial bribery under New Jersey law.

Judge Wolfson imposed the sentence today in Trenton federal court. Port terminals director gets 12 months for taking bribes