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2 New Jersey Man, Florida Woman Accused In Counterfeit Check Scam

Two northern New Jersey men and a woman from Florida stood accused Wednesday of stealing $700,000 from various banks in several states through a counterfeit check scheme.

02/25/2015

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Auditor: 46 NJ Lottery Winners Used Fraudulent Social Security Numbers To Collect Winnings

Forty-six New Jersey lottery winners from July 2013 to July 2014 used Social Security numbers of dead people to collect their winnings, the state auditor said.

02/19/2015

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Another New Jersey Judge Comes Down Against Gay Conversion Therapy

Another New Jersey judge has come down against gay conversion therapy in New Jersey, ruling in connection with a lawsuit that its claims that describe homosexuality as a curable mental disorder are fraud.

02/11/2015

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TurboTax Resumes Filing Of State Returns After Suspension Over Fraud Risk

TurboTax has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns due to an increase in fraudulent filings.

02/06/2015

William Vogt is charged with posing as fashion designer Bill Bolland and conning an investor out of $350,000. (Credit: New York State Attorney General's Office)

Prosecutors: Man Posed As Fashion Designer, Conned Investor Out Of $350,000

An Orange County man was indicted this week, accused of posing as a renowned fashion designer to con a victim out of $350,000 in investments.

01/20/2015

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AG Wants Work Stopped At UWS Apartment Building Pending Fraud Investigation

The state attorney general is blocking a Manhattan landlord from converting an Upper West Side apartment building into luxury condos pending a fraud investigation.

01/13/2015

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Ed Walsh, L.I. Political Leader And Law Enforcement Official, Charged With Fraud

A Long Island political leader and law enforcement official was arraigned on felony fraud charges Wednesday.

01/07/2015

George Perez, right, a computer engineer who was found guilty of knowingly aiding Bernard Madoff in one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in history, leaves federal court on March 24, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Former Madoff Computer Programmer Sentenced To 2 1/2 Years In Prison

George Perez was sentenced Wednesday by federal Judge Laura Taylor Swain. He was the fourth of five ex-Madoff workers to be sentenced.

12/10/2014

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4 People Accused Of Scamming FEMA For Sandy Funds In New Jersey

Four people were charged in New Jersey Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy.

11/06/2014

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2 Connecticut Men Plead Guilty In Bribery Scheme In Case Which Former FBI Agent Also Charged In

Two Connecticut men have pleaded guilty in White Plains federal court to bribery and fraud charges in a case in which a former FBI agent is also charged.

10/18/2014

Joe Giudice was caught by CBS 2 cameras pushing a photographer's camera ahead of a court appearance on Oct. 15, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: ‘Real Housewives Of NJ’ Star Joe Giudice Loses Cool With Cameraman

A lawyer for Joe Giudice announced in court Wednesday that his client was turning down a deal that would have resolved false identification charges.

10/15/2014

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Pair Accused Of Offering Bogus Leases For Apartments, Bilking Victims Out Of $60,000

A man and woman were charged Tuesday with running a scam in which prospective apartment renters were allegedly conned out of some $60,000.

09/16/2014

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Officials: Queens Man Impersonates Dead Twin Brother, Steals $581K In Welfare Benefits

Thomas Murphy, 52, is accused of using his dead twin brother Robert’s social security number and signing up for social service benefits in his name.

09/09/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Woman Romantically Linked To Rep. Grimm Admits To Campaign Fraud

A Texas woman romantically linked to indicted U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY.) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges she lined up straw donors for his 2010 campaign but then denied through her lawyer that Grimm knew anything about it.

09/03/2014

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Feds: NYPD Officer Gave Out Driver’s License Info To Use Fraudulently

Federal agents on Tuesday arrested a New York City Police officer on charges of fraud and identity theft, after he allegedly gave out other people’s driver’s license information to use falsely.

05/27/2014

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