Also indicted was Sonnie L. Cooper, owner and president of S.
Cooper Brothers Trucking Inc., the company in which Salahuddin allegedly had a stake. Cooper also pleaded not guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Trenton.
Salahuddin was released on $250,000 bail, Cooper on $100,000 bail.
Salahuddin resigned last year as deputy mayor, citing health issues.
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman has said there is no evidence Booker was involved in illegal activity.