Sen. Bob Menendez

A sentencing hearing in a Medicare fraud case against a prominent Florida eye doctor separately accused of bribing New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez was postponed Thursday at the last minute.

New Jersey Senate

The federal corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez will begin as scheduled next month after a judge said he'd wait to rule on the Democrat's motion to dismiss the charges based on a 2016 Supreme Court ruling.

No Verdict Yet In Eye Doctor's Medicare Fraud Case

Apr 27, 2017
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A jury has failed to reach a verdict on the first day of deliberations in the Medicare fraud trial of a prominent Florida eye doctor who is accused separately of bribing a U.S. senator.

New Jersey Senate

It will be at least another year before a Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will go to trial on Medicare fraud charges.

New Jersey Senate

A federal judge threw out four bribery counts in U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption case on Monday but rejected claims by Menendez and a co-defendant that prosecutors presented false testimony to grand jurors and misused a law that's central to the case.

New Jersey Senate

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption trial is likely to be delayed, possibly for several months.

New Jersey Senate

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has renewed his attack on the federal government's corruption case against him and a Florida eye doctor in court filings that accuse prosecutors of ginning up the 22-count indictment out of a "fixation on sex and salacious headlines."

New Jersey Senate

The Justice Department pushed back Monday against efforts by Sen. Bob Menendez to dismiss the corruption indictment against him, calling the case the result of an "exhaustive, focused and disciplined" investigation that spanned more than two years.

Doctor In Menendez Case Seeks Bail Changes

Aug 25, 2015

A Florida eye doctor linked to New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez in a corruption case is seeking changes in his bond conditions in an unrelated Medicare fraud prosecution.

Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a longtime friend in exchange for a stream of political favors.

Menendez predicted he would be "vindicated" and, in a defiant statement before reporters and cheering supporters Wednesday evening, said, "This is not how my career is going to end."

Senator Helped Doctor’s Business, Herald Reports

Feb 1, 2013

Before the FBI raid on the office of eye surgeon Salomon Melgen, a powerful senator used his influence to help Melgen’s business in the Dominican Republic, the Miami Herald reports. Menendez says he did nothing wrong.