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N.J. DHS Employee Accused Of Fraudulently Helping Bring Someone Else Into U.S.

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration employee was arrested in Hillside, New Jersey Wednesday, on charges that made false statements to bring someone else into the country from his native Ghana.

08/06/2014

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N.J. Tick-Tock Diner Manager Admits To Murder-For-Hire Plot

The former manager of the Tick Tock diner in New Jersey changed his plea to guilty Monday in what authorities said was a foiled plot to kill the co-owner of the restaurant — his uncle by marriage.

07/14/2014

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GM: Incompetence, Negligence Led To Delayed Recall

GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees — many of them senior legal and engineering executives — have been forced out of the company

06/05/2014

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Charges Upgraded For Woman Accused Of Killing Mother-In-Law In Rockland County

Diana Nadell, of Cutler Bay, Fla., was arraigned Wednesday in Clarkstown Justice Court.

06/04/2014

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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

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Former Marcos Secretary Convicted In Disapparance Of $32 Million Painting

A former secretary to Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos was convicted in Manhattan Tuesday of conspiring to sell a $32 million painting by Claude Monet that the Philippine government claims to own.

11/18/2013

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Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

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Madoff Accountant Charged With Involvement In Massive Fraud

Paul Konigsberg was charged with conspiracy to falsify records, conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying records of a broker-dealer, falsifying record of an investment adviser and falsifying statements.

09/26/2013

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Prosecutors: Men Scammed Investor By Claiming They Had Early Facebook Shares

Three men have been charged in New Jersey with stealing $6.7 million from an investor, in part by claiming they had special access to Facebook shares before the company went public.

05/14/2013

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

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Two Former Liu Aides Convicted In Illegal Campaign Fundraising Scheme

City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful John Liu was never charged and has denied any wrongdoing.

05/02/2013

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Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirators Plead Not Guilty

Defendants Michael Vanhise, Robert Christopher Asch and Richard Meltz will go to trial together. The trial is scheduled to begin in November.

04/25/2013

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

Accused ‘Cannibal Cop’ Conspirator To Face Trial This Fall

Federal Judge Paul Gardephe scheduled a Nov. 4 trial for Michael Vanhise during a hearing Thursday.

04/04/2013

Gilberto Valle (credit: Facebook)

Jurors Review Testimony In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Deliberations

The jury has had the case since Thursday. If convicted on the most serious charge, Gilberto Valle could face a possible life sentence.

03/11/2013

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Queens Hindu Senior Center Founder Charged In Fraud Scheme

The founder of the United Hindu Cultural Council Senior Center was arrested Monday and charged with stealing more than $50,000, reportedly by filing false invoices for lunches that were never served.

02/25/2013

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