2 NJ Men Sentenced For Running Bogus 9/11 CharityThe 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.
NJ Men Indicted On Charges They Ran Phony 9/11 CharityThomas Scalgione of Stafford Township and Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.
Judge Orders Truck Allegedly Used In Fake 9/11 Charity ImpoundedThe 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.
N.J. Suing Pair Over Fake 9/11 Charity That Raised Tens Of ThousandsProsecutors said the scam was masterminded by convicted felon Mark Niemczyk, who falsely claimed he was a Navy SEAL, and another ex-con, Thomas Scalgione.