TRENTON, N.J. - The mayor of New Jersey's capital city has been ordered released on $150,000 bond after being arrested on a corruption charge.
But a federal magistrate Monday ruled that Trenton Mayor Tony Mack cannot leave the state while free on bail.
Mack was arrested at his home Monday morning as a result of an FBI sting operation.
Federal prosecutors say Mack agreed to take bribes in exchange for his help in getting a would-be developer city-owned land for a parking garage at a cut-rate price. His brother Ralphiel and convicted sex offender Joseph Giorgianni are also charged in the scheme.
Prosecutors say Giorgianni was the mayor's "bag man" and the purported developer was actually an informant working with the government.
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