As anticipated and announced in previous media stories A.J. Munchak and Robert Cordaro were indicted by the federal government for their alleged roles in bribery and money laundering among a host of charges. In this story that appears in the Times Tribune Joe McDonald chronicles- A federal grand jury in Scranton indicted Lackawanna County Commissioner A.J. Munchak and former Commissioner Robert C. Cordaro this morning on public corruption charges.
Both are indicted on charges of racketeering and tax evasion. Mr. Cordaro faces a maximum of 364 years and a $7.7 million fine if convicted. Mr. Munchak faces 193 years and a $3.25 million fine. Click here to read the indictment.