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Cammarano pal Michael Schaffer sentenced to 18 months

Hoboken Patch attended the sentencing of former North Hudson Sewerage Authority commissioner Michael Schaffer earlier this afternoon in Newark federal court announcing a prison term of 18 months along with a $4,000 fine.

Claire Moses, Hoboken Patch editor indicated Judge Linares, the same judge who sentenced Peter Cammarano issued the sentence to the former aide to the imprisoned mayor.

Schaffer was the bagman for Cammarano who collected $25,000 in bribes both before and after becoming Hoboken mayor.  Schaffer was sentenced for his role in the extortion conspiracy.  He surrenders to authorities March 7th.

Hoboken Patch also has a picture of Michael Schaffer and his attorney at the link:
http://hoboken.patch.com/articles/schaffer-sentenced-to-18-months-in-newark-federal-court

Talking Ed Note: Claire Moses of Hoboken Patch just celebrated its one year anniversary in town.  Congrats!

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