Bencivengo trial scheduled to begin Tuesday

TRENTON – Jury selection in the criminal trial against embattled Hamilton Mayor John Bencivengo began today.

Bencivengo, 58, is accused by prosecutors of accepting $12,400 in bribes from an insurance consultant seeking a multi-million dollar no-bid contract.

Bencivengo’s trial is slated to begin Tuesday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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