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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

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)

House Ethics Committee Puts Aside Probe Of Rep. Grimm So DOJ Can Proceed

The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.

05/23/2014

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‘Real Housewives Of NJ’ Star Teresa Giudice, Husband Indicted On Fraud Charges

The couple submitted fraudulent mortgage and other loan applications from 2001 through 2008, a year before their show debuted on Bravo, making phony claims about their employment status and salaries, the indictment said.

07/29/2013

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Summit Man Accused Of Defrauding eBay Sellers For $122,000

A New Jersey man has been charged in what federal prosecutors say was a scheme to defraud hundreds of sellers of foreign and antique banknotes on the online auction site eBay.

06/13/2013

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Authorities: Punk Band Leader Cop Faked Injury, Collected Over $30K

A Port Authority police officer claimed that he couldn’t report to his beat because of an arm injury, when he was really flailing and thrashing about onstage with his punk rock band, federal authorities said.

03/26/2013

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Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years For Campaign Finance Scheme

Deposed New York State Sen. Hiram Monserrate was sentenced to two years in prison for using tax dollars to finance his 2006 campaign.

12/11/2012

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Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Indicted On Bribery, Extortion Charges

The charges stem from an alleged scheme to accept $119,000 in bribes in exchange for Mack’s official actions and influence in the development of a parking garage on city-owned land, prosecutors said.

12/06/2012

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Court Setbacks Put Damper On NJ Corruption Busts

Louis Manzo, a former state lawmaker, is a free man after a bruising legal battle to clear his name, an effort that cost him his home, his job and $150,000 in legal fees.

04/01/2012

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Judge Dismisses Corruption Charges Against Former NJ Assemblyman Louis Manzo

Manzo initially faced counts of extortion conspiracy, but those charges were dismissed after a federal appeals court ruled Manzo had been improperly charged under rules meant for public officials.

02/18/2012

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Defendant In NJ Corruption Case Argues For Dismissal

Former State Assemblyman Louis Manzo is accused of violating federal travel rules, committing mail fraud and failing to report federal offenses by others.

01/26/2012

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No Pension For Ex-Paterson Mayor Martin Barnes

Officials have told a former New Jersey mayor who pleaded guilty to federal tax evasion and mail fraud charges that he’s not entitled to his pension.

12/08/2011

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Ex-Perth Amboy Mayor Gets Six Years In Corruption Case

Former Perth Amboy mayor and state assemblyman Joseph Vas was sentenced to more than six years in prison after being convicted last fall of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.

04/12/2011

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Suspended NJ College Staffer Admits Embezzlement

The suspended office manager for a New Jersey college’s student government organization has admitted stealing $502,000 in student funds.

12/09/2010

Former NJ Athletic Director Admits Fraud Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – A former New Jersey high school athletic director has admitted conspiring with an athletic equipment firm to defraud the school district. Former Long Branch High School AD Charles Ferrara Jr. of […]

11/22/2010

Joseph Vas

Vas Pleads Guilty To State Corruption Charges

Former Perth Amboy and state assemblyman Joseph Vas has pleaded guilty to official misconduct, theft and money laundering charges.

11/18/2010

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