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Former Executive Director Of Newark Watershed Conservation & Development Gets 102 Months In Prison For $1M Fraud Scheme

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Friday the former executive director of Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp. was sentenced to 102 months in prison for receiving almost $1 million in exchange for awarding work to specific contractors and … Continue reading

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New Jersey Physician Pleads Guilty To $25 Million Healthcare Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Friday a Margate physician pleaded guilty to defrauding insurers and New Jersey health benefits programs. Fifty-five-year-old John Gaffney of Linwood, New Jersey signed prescriptions for patients he never treated. He was charged with … Continue reading

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New Jersey Law Enforcement Officer Pleads Guilty To Fraud

U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Thursday a Jersey City law enforcement officer pleaded guilty to receiving compensation from Jersey City for off-duty work that he did not perform. Fifty-three-year-old David Ortmann of Carlstadt, New Jersey admitted to conspiring with … Continue reading

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Former Manager Of Trenton Marine’s Tom River Marina Charged In $2 Million Fraud Scheme

Acing U.S. Attorney Louis D. Lappen announced Thursday a former manager at Trenton Marine’s Toms River marina was indicted on charges of wire fraud. Forty-seven-year-old Denis Kelliher of Toms River, New Jersey was employed as a manager at Trenton Marine … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Man Gets 60-Month Prison Sentence For Tax And Loan Fraud

Acting U.S. Attorney Louis D. Lappen announced Friday a Philadelphia man was sentenced to 60 months in prison for one count of conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service and one count of conspiracy to commit bank and loan fraud. … Continue reading

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Five Charged With Conspiracy To Distribute More Than 1,300 Pounds Of Candles Containing Methamphetamine

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Wednesday the arrest of five individuals whom conspired to distribute more than 1,300 pounds of candles, shaped like the male sexual organ, laced with methamphetamine. The defendants include: Twenty-six-year-old Santos Minjarez Twenty-eight-year-old Jose … Continue reading

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B&H Foto And Electronics Plans To Layoff 245 Employees

B&H Foto and Electronics Corp., the company behind the ecommerce site B&H Photo, filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) notice on August 21. The notice indicates the New York-based company will lay off 245 people, beginning November 19. … Continue reading

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Police Need Helping Finding New Jersey Man Last Seen In Woodbine

Howard County Police are searching for a 28-year-old man from New Jersey. Twenty-eight-year-old David Gipson Smith of Pilesgrove was last seen on August 6 in the Woodbine area. Family members are concerned about Smith’s welfare, since it is unlike him … Continue reading

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Four Men Plead Guilty To Dog Fighting In New Jersey

Three New Jersey man and one Illinois man pleaded guilty Friday for participating in an interstate dog-fighting network, which spanned all the way from New Mexico to New Jersey. The arrests were part of the Operation Grand Champion effort to … Continue reading

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Huckle’s Brand Announces Plans To Join Union Collective

Huckle’s, a Baltimore-based hot sauce brand, announced last week that it would join Union Collective, retail and manufacturing complex in Medfield. The move is part of an expansion that is needed to meet increasing consumer demand. Huckle’s nine varieties of … Continue reading

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