Mark Niemczyk

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

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

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)

Judge Orders Truck Allegedly Used In Fake 9/11 Charity Impounded

The judge also ordered that the men’s assets be frozen after the state alleged the two failed to register as a charity, collected money and kept it for themselves.

08/03/2012

Mark Niemczyk allegedly paraded around this truck, emblazoned with the names of 9/11 first responders , attending memorial events and soliciting money from people. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Suing Pair Over Fake 9/11 Charity That Raised Tens Of Thousands

Prosecutors said the scam was masterminded by convicted felon Mark Niemczyk, who falsely claimed he was a Navy SEAL, and another ex-con, Thomas Scalgione.

07/30/2012