The former mayor of New Jersey's largest suburb is set to be sentenced on federal corruption charges.
John Bencivengo is due to appear today in U.S. District Court in Trenton.
The former Hamilton Township mayor was convicted last November on extortion, money laundering and bribery-related counts. Bencivengo resigned as mayor of the Mercer County community the day after he was convicted, and now faces several years in prison.
Bencivengo's lawyer claimed the money was a loan and that his client didn't have the ability to influence school board decisions.