A New Jersey mayor is accused by the FBI of hacking a website and email address related to a recall effort.
According to court documents obtained by the paper, the Democrat allegedly made threatening phone calls to his rivals.
"A friend of mine, he works in the -- I can’t tell you -- three letters -- CIA," Roque said, according to the documents. "That's how I get information. So what I'm doing is not very kosher.”
State Assemblywoman Angelica Jimenez of West New York sent her reaction to the arrest to the Jersey Journal.
"Any time a public official betrays the public trust, it diminishes the office they were elected to, and does a disservice to the residents they represent,” Jimenez said in a statement.
Politico reported that the father-son duo is charged with gaining unauthorized access to computers in furtherance of causing damage to protected computers, causing damage to protected computers and conspiracy to commit those crimes.
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