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Former Hoboken Council President Christopher Campos

Campos fined $23k for ELEC violations

Ex-Hoboken council president serving 30-month prison term for $7 million cab licensing scheme

By David Wildstein, February 06 2019 11:52 am

Former Hoboken council president Christopher Campos, serving a prison sentence for a $7 million cab licensing scheme, has been fined $22,321 by the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission for campaign finance violations dealing with his 2007 re-election campaign,

The state found that Campos was late to report more than $92,020 in campaign contributions, and late reporting of 443 expenditures totaling $62,960.

He was also fined for failing to report a $3,000 expenditure, and for late reporting of payee addresses for 206 expenditures that totaled $36,168.

Campos was a councilman from 2001 to 2007, when he lost his seat to Dawn Zimmer.  He also served as West New York municipal attorney.

Federal prosecutors charged him with bank and wire fraud conspiracy.  He was sentenced to 30 months in prison following is conviction.

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