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Fed’s Charge Bergen County woman with conspiracy involving false documentation to secure over $4 million dollars in bank loans

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Englewood NJ, A Bergen County, New Jersey, woman has been charged for her role in a conspiracy that involved the creation of false documentation to secure over $4 million dollars in bank loans, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Jennie Frias, a/k/a “Jennie Castillo,” 36, of Englewood, New Jersey, was charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Frias had her initial appearance Sept. 25, 2019, before U.S. Magistrate Judge James B. Clark III in Newark federal court and was released on a $100,000 unsecured bond.

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Feds Arrest 6 in Nationwide Credit Card Fraud Scheme Targeting New Jersey Residents

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NEWARK NJ, Six individuals have pleaded guilty to participation in a multimillion-dollar conspiracy that used stolen credit card account information to make fraudulent retail purchases, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Hamilton Eromosele, 29, of the Bronx, New York, the leader of the scheme, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge William Martini in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud. George Edandison, 27, and Youssouf Traore, 21, both of the Bronx; Deja Handsford, 25, of New York City; Quincy Wielingen, 28, of Queens Village, New York; and Kaishce English, 32, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, all pleaded guilty before Judge Martini on previous dates to the same charge.

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New Jersey Romeo Defrauded 30 Victims In Catfish Scam

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Millville NJ, A Cumberland County, New Jersey, man was arrested today on charges that he allegedly defrauded more than 30 victims into wiring money to him and his conspirators after he and his conspirators met and wooed the victims on online dating sites, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Rubbin Sarpong, 35, of Millville, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He is scheduled to make his initial court appearance today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider in Camden federal court.

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Former NJ Native Indicted for Running $1.1 Million Foreign Currency Ponzi Scheme

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NEWARK NJ, A South Carolina man was indicted today on charges that he defrauded at least 20 people by soliciting investments in a phony foreign currency trading scheme, Attorney for the United States Rachael Honig announced.

Thomas Lanzana, 51, of Pawleys Island, South Carolina, and formerly of New Jersey, was charged by indictment with two counts of wire fraud and one count of commodities fraud. He was previously charged with the same offenses by criminal complaint on Aug. 10, 2018.

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Essex County Man Convicted Of Wire Fraud And Massive Identity Theft

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NEWARK NJ, An Essex County, New Jersey, man was convicted for his role in a scheme to steal victims’ personal information, use it to obtain replacement credit cards and then use the cards to purchase high-value items from retailers, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.

Richard Adebayo, 42, of East Orange, New Jersey, was convicted June 27, 2019, on all counts of an indictment charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, 14 counts of wire fraud and two counts of aggravated identity theft following a nine-day trial before Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark federal court. The jury deliberated one day before returning the guilty verdicts.

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Orange & Rockland Power :CROOKS AGAIN PREYING ON PUBLIC IN BILL PAYMENT FRAUD

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Upper Saddle River NJ, Orange & Rockland customers are being hounded by a new round of persistent predatory phone calls from crooks trying to steal Orange & Rockland customers’ money.

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Ridgewood Resident Hit “Department of Treasury ” Scam

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood Police report a South Broad Street resident responded to Ridgewood Police headquarters on June 14th to report a fraud. The victim reported an unknown actor contacted her by phone, identified themselves as a representative of the Department of Treasury and persuaded the victim into providing her social security number. The victim then realized the caller was attempting to scam her when the caller requested money to prevent arrest.

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Owner Of Clifton Moving Companies Pleads Guilty Extorting Hundreds of Customers

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Clifton NJ, A Clifton, New Jersey, man admitted today to owning and operating a variety of household goods moving companies in New Jersey that systematically extorted hundreds of customers, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Rami Zubidat, 31, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. 

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Fraud Alert: Law Enforcement Telephone Numbers Used in Two-Part Scam to Extort Money from Victims

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Ridgewood NJ, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is issuing this fraud alert to warn citizens of recent reports that publically available law enforcement telephone numbers, including those of DHS OIG Field Offices, are being used in a two-part spoofing scam targeting individuals throughout the country.

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Seven Charged In Massive Health Care Fraud Scheme in New Jersey that Targeted the Elderly

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NEWARK NJ, One of the largest health care fraud schemes investigated by the FBI and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG) and prosecuted by the Department of Justice resulted in charges against 24 defendants – seven of whom were charged in the District of New Jersey – including the CEOs, COOs and others associated with five telemedicine companies, the owners of dozens of durable medical equipment (DME) companies and three licensed medical professionals, for their alleged participation in health care fraud schemes involving more than $1.2 billion in loss, as well as the execution of over 80 search warrants in 17 federal districts. In addition, the Center for Medicare Services, Center for Program Integrity (CMS/CPI) announced today that it took adverse administrative action against 130 DME companies that had submitted over $1.7 billion in claims and were paid over $900 million.

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