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Blog Posts in April, 2015

  • South Jersey man convicted and sentenced for drug crimes

    A New Jersey man has been convicted on a variety of charges and infractions stemming from a traffic stop in which a gun and marijuana were discovered. He was sentenced to a total of eight years in prison on April 17. The man originally came to the attention of the police because of a report of a dog closed in a parked car on a warm day in June 2013. The police went to Crossings Apartments in ...
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  • Business owner facing health care fraud charges

    On April 20, a New Jersey woman pleaded guilty to several criminal counts related to an alleged health care fraud scheme. The 61-year-old Springfield resident, who owns a home health care agency, admitted that she was involved in a scheme to defraud Medicaid. According to prosecutors, the scheme resulted in $7 million in losses for Medicaid. At her court appearance, the accused woman admitted that ...
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  • New Jersey politician jailed for fraud

    The former mayor of Roselle was sentenced to 90 days in jail on April 10 after making false insurance claims after a hit-and-run accident. The accident had taken place in December 2010 after he crashed his mother's Lincoln Town Car into a parked vehicle after leaving a bar. He then left the scene of the accident before calling police to tell them that his car had been hit. His sentence was the ...
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  • Man enters guilty plea in $3 million fraud case

    A man in New Jersey recently plead guilty to one charge of mail fraud at a United States District Court in Newark. He operated a trucking and shipping company in Long Valley and admitted to sending fraudulent freight bills to an invoice processing company in Florida. Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation headed the inquiry into the alleged violations. The defendant was charged for ...
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  • Former NFL player accused of involvement in Ponzi scheme

    New Jersey football fans may be shocked to learn that, on April 7, it was reported that a former NFL cornerback was accused of being involved in a Ponzi scheme. According to the authorities, the former player, Will Allen, was accused of using cash given to them by clients to make payments to their investors. The Ponzi scheme allegedly ran from July 2012 to February 2015. The former player and his ...
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  • Man handed various marijuana-related charges

    On April 2, a man in New Jersey was handed several drug charges involving substances suspected of being marijuana, cocaine and hashish. When he made his first court appearance on April 6, the 51-year-old Jersey City man was offered the option of posting $200,000 bail. A video link allowed the man to appear at Central Judicial Processing Court in Jersey City while he sat in the Hudson County jail ...
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  • 4 face charges after drugs, paraphernalia found in search

    In New Jersey, news sources say that four men who were taken into police custody following the execution of a search warrant on March 27 are now facing drug charges. Reports indicate that heroin, cocaine, PCP and an assortment of drug manufacturing and packaging materials were discovered during the search of an apartment located on Dwight Street in Jersey City. In addition, the criminal complaint ...
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  • Police charge 2 New Jersey residents with drug possession

    According to law enforcement authorities with the Stafford Police Department, two people were detained on allegations of drug possession on March 26. The two were taken into custody just before midnight. Those charged include a 21-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man, both Manahawkin residents. Reportedly, police found that the pair possessed heroin, cocaine, Xanax and drug paraphernalia. The ...
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  • New Jersey man accused of drug and fake ID charges

    On March 25, a New Jersey man who was accused of intent to distribute drugs as well as possession of illegal driver's licenses was charged. The authorities reported that the 44-year-old man was intending to sell heroin and Valium within 1,000 feet of a local school. In the complaint, the accused man allegedly admitted to having a counterfeit license from New Jersey and one from New York. ...
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