Former Prosecutor Convicted of Witness Murder, Racketeering

, New Jersey Law Journal


After a seven-week trial, a federal court jury in Newark convicts former prosecutor Paul Bergrin on 23 counts, most related to the running of his criminal defense practice as a racketeering and illegal drug enterprise and serving as "house counsel" to a drug kingpin.

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  • Laser Haas

    It is about time.

    We have been following the NY corruption issues via the Expose Corrupt Courts and webs and blogs.

    It is especially welcomed that the "willful blindness" (knowledge before, during and after the fact) issues are being discussed.

    The Federal statute is 18 U.S.C. § 4 MisPrision of a Felony

    Wonder what they will call the NY version thereof?

  • Luke Kurzawa

    Interesting case.

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