graft and conflicts of interest

FILE – In this July 14, 2016, file photo, David Samson, left, former chairman of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and one of his attorneys, Justin Walder, right, leave federal court after Samson pleaded guilty to bribery during a hearing in Newark, N.J. Samson, who resigned in March 2014, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, March 6, 2017, for using his post to get United Airlines to run money-losing direct flights between Newark, N.J., and Columbia, S.C., saving him an hour's driving time to his weekend home. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
March 06, 2017 - 2:51 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairman David Samson (all times local): 2:50 p.m. One of New Jersey's former political power players has been sentenced to four years of probation for a bribery scheme involving United Airlines...
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Former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairman David Samson arrives for his sentencing at federal court, Monday, March 6, 2017, in Newark, N.J. He pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for pressuring United Airlines to resurrect a flight from Newark to South Carolina, where he has a weekend home. The airline was in negotiations with the Port Authority at the time. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 06, 2017 - 12:58 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in...
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FILE – In this July 14, 2016, file photo, David Samson, left, former chairman of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and one of his attorneys, Justin Walder, right, leave federal court after Samson pleaded guilty to bribery during a hearing in Newark, N.J. Samson, who resigned in March 2014, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, March 6, 2017, for using his post to get United Airlines to run money-losing direct flights between Newark, N.J., and Columbia, S.C., saving him an hour's driving time to his weekend home. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
March 06, 2017 - 12:31 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in...
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FILE – In this July 14, 2016, file photo, David Samson, left, former chairman of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, and one of his attorneys, Justin Walder, right, leave federal court after Samson pleaded guilty to bribery during a hearing in Newark, N.J. Samson, who resigned in March 2014, is scheduled to be sentenced Monday, March 6, 2017, for using his post to get United Airlines to run money-losing direct flights between Newark, N.J., and Columbia, S.C., saving him an hour's driving time to his weekend home. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
March 06, 2017 - 12:26 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces sentencing in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 2012 to...
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March 05, 2017 - 9:02 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former New Jersey attorney general and mentor to Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces sentencing in federal court. David Samson pleaded guilty last summer to bribery for using his position as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in 2012 to...
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March 02, 2017 - 8:50 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah attorney general was acquitted Thursday of bribery and evidence tampering charges in one of the highest-profile scandals in state history. The jury announced its verdict against John Swallow in a Salt Lake City courtroom following a three-week trial. Jurors found...
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