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Mark Niemczyk And Thomas Scalgione (credit: Handout)

2 NJ Men Sentenced For Running Bogus 9/11 Charity

The judge ordered 67-year-old Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls to serve five years probation. The judge also sentenced 42-year-old Thomas Scalgione of Manahawkin to six months in the county jail for violating parole and one year of probation.

03/07/2014

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Who Posed As Victim’s Aunt, Ran Newtown Fundraising Scam Gets 8-Month Sentence

Nouel Alba of the Bronx set up a purported funeral fund to raise money for one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December. She claimed 6-year-old Noah Pozner – one of 20 first graders killed in the mass shooting – was her nephew.

10/15/2013

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Accused Of Running Bogus Newtown Charity Pleads Guilty

Nouel Alba, 37, of the Bronx, pleaded guilty in Bridgeport, Conn., to wire fraud and making false statements, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

06/06/2013

The Sept. 11th memorial truck driven by Thomas Scalgione and Mark Niemczyk, who are accused of running a fake 9/11 charity. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Men Indicted On Charges They Ran Phony 9/11 Charity

Thomas Scalgione of Stafford Township and Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.

05/06/2013