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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 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 R&V Medical Supplies Owner Agrees To Pay $220K To Settle False Claims Allegations

Acting U.S. Attorney Louis D. Lappen announced Wednesday the former co-owner of R&V Medical Supplies LLC agreed to pay $220,000 to settle civil claims under the False Claims Act. Victor Saul, his wife, Sheila Saul and brother, Robert Saul, owned … Continue reading

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Man Gets 30-Year Prison Sentence For Casino Robbery That Turned Violent

Approximately 5:30 a.m., police were dispatched to the 500 block of Wyeth Street to investigate a reported shooting in Washington Village/Pigtown. At the scene, the responding officers located two men, one had lacerations on his head, face and hands and … Continue reading

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Maryland Man Gets 39-Month Prison Sentence For $490K Fraud Scheme

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Tuesday a Montgomery County, Maryland man was sentenced to 39 months in prison for aggravated identity theft and bank fraud. Fifty-year-old Warren Moon convinced his victims to refinance their home loans, by representing … 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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Maryland Brothers Charged In Connection With Drug Scheme

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Friday two men, brothers, were indicted on charges related to a drug scheme. Twenty-year-old Calum Thomas and 21-year-old Christian Thomas, both of Annapolis, Maryland, were charged with possession of a firearm and distribute … Continue reading

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Virginia Sex Offender Found Guilty Of Prostituting Minors

A Virginia man who conspired with others to sex traffic two minors was convicted Wednesday on multiple charges of sex trafficking minors. Forty-year-old Michael Edward Gunn of Dumfries, Virginia was found guilty of pimping two minors from July 2013 to … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Man Allegedly Stole Mother’s Government Funds

Acting U.S. Attorney Louis D. Lappen announced Wednesday a Philadelphia man was charged with one count of theft of government funds. Sixty-eight-year-old Shi Luang Peng allegedly received retirement benefits from July 2008 until March 2016 intended for his deceased mother. … Continue reading

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Laurel Man Gets 40-Year Prison Sentence In Two Separate Sexual Assault Cases

Fifty-eight-year-old Edward Witherspoon was sentenced to 40 years in prison Monday for sexually assaulting two women on separate occasions. In January 2015, Witherspoon took a woman home from a bar in Fells Point and sexually assaulted her. The next morning … Continue reading

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