theft by deception
The head of the Asbury Park Housing Authority has been charged theft by deception, after prosecutors claimed he stole more than $75,000 from the agency.
Prosecutors said 51-year-old William Nagle took federal assistance for stays at hotel rooms for three months even though he could have been living in his apartment.
Thomas Scalgione of Stafford Township and Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.
A New Jersey mother was charged this week with lying to multiple people and saying her son had cancer – including the 9-year-old boy himself.
A Public Works Department staffer in Millburn, N.J., has been charged with using township money in a scheme to pay off a private landscaper.
The former mayor of Verona, N.J., has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to theft charges.
Lori Stilley, 40, of Delran, has been charged with theft by deception, prosecutors said.
A New Jersey woman was scammed out of all of her money after being duped by a woman she met at church.