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Monmouth County Man Admits making Telephone and Email threats to New Jersey Public Officials

Monmouth County Man admitted making telephone and email threats to New Jersey state officials, judges, law enforcement, and attorneys, bomb threats to government offices, a police department, two law firms and a business

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Trenton NJ, a Monmouth County, man today admitted making threatening telephone and email communications to New Jersey state officials, judges, law enforcement officers, and attorneys, and phoning in false bomb threats to local and state government offices, a police department, two law firms and a commercial establishment, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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New York Man Admits Transporting Child Pornography Into New Jersey For a Rendezvous with a Minor

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Trenton NJ A New York man today admitted transporting multiple items depicting child sexual abuse into New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Four Men Arrested for Interstate Catalytic Converter Thefts

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Fort Lee NJ, Four men were charged today for their roles in a scheme to steal catalytic converters from vehicles in New Jersey and transport the stolen goods to New York, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Oakland Doctor Gets Six Years in Prison for Distributing Opioids Patients

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Oakland NJ, a Bergen County doctor was sentenced today to 72 months in prison for distributing opioids without a legitimate medical reason and falsifying medical records to cover it up, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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C-NOTES FROM HEAVEN

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Saddle River NJ, Well, it was twenty years ago today…when a bunch of FBI guys got hit in the head with a million bucks, falling from the New Jersey sky.

Until that moment, April 2002 had been going okay for NJ con master, Thomas Giacomaro, author of the 2018 memoir The King of Con: How a Smooth-Talking Jersey Boy Made and Lost Billions, Baffled the FBI, Eluded the Mob, and Lived to Tell the Crooked Tale.

True, he was doing 18 months for embezzlement at Fort Dix prison, just south of Trenton. But it was easy time in a low-security prison. And he was such a clean, neat inmate…he was a shoo-in to get out by Christmas. 

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Four Charged with Conspiring to Launder Money Obtained from Romance Scams

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Newark NJ, Four individuals were charged with conspiring to launder money taken from victims across the United States, many of whom were elderly, as a part of a series of romance scams, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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Former Corporate Controller Charged with Stealing $2.3 Million From Employer

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South Plainfield NJ,  a Middlesex County, New Jersey, man was charged with embezzling over $2.3 million from a New York-based company where he had been the controller since 2001, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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THE LITTLE CASUALTIES OF WAR

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Saddle River NJ, Childhood memories of spring are usually happy and bright: Icicles dripping, chocolate Easter bunnies, putting your sneakers on after a long, Jersey winter.

For local anti-hero, Thomas Giacomaro, spring reminds him of the day he saw his father almost kill two men. 

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New York Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Role in Kidnapping of Paterson Store Owner

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Paterson NJ,  a Bronx, New York, man was sentenced today to 180 months in prison for his role in a kidnapping in Paterson, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Former CPA Admits Money Laundering and Tax Fraud Related to BitClub Network Fraudulent Cryptocurrency Scheme

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Newark NJ, a Nevada man and former CPA admitted his role in laundering funds solicited for BitClub Network, a $722 million fraudulent cryptocurrency scheme, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Former Paraguayan Congresswoman Sentenced to Prison for Role in International Money Laundering Conspiracy

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Newark NJ, a former member of Paraguay’s Congress was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for her role in an international money laundering conspiracy, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Connecticut Man Admits Role in New Jersey-based Democratic Political Consultant Funded Murder for Hire Scheme

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Trenton NJ, a Connecticut man today admitted his role in a murder for hire scheme in which a New Jersey-based Democratic political consultant paid him and another man to kill a longtime associate, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Newark Democrat Council Member Admits Scheming to Obtain Bribes and Kickbacks and Submitting False Tax Return

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Newark NJ, a member of the Newark Municipal Council and Board of Directors of the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC) today admitted scheming to obtain bribes and kickbacks and subscribing to a false personal tax return for 2018, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Mercer County Man Admits Participating in Armed Robbery Spree Spanning Multiple Counties in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

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Trenton NJ, Omar Feliciano-Estremera, 44, of Trenton, today admitted participating in a string of armed robberies of businesses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania in May and June of 2019, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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HAWAIIAN PIZZA? FUHGETTABOUTIT!

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Saddle River NJ, Last week’s episode of The Walking Dead had pizza purists yelling molto bene when the show delivered a reprimand to ignorant Pizza Hut eaters: Never, ever, put pineapple on a pizza. 

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