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Bergen County Man Charged for Participating in Multimillion-Dollar Counterfeit Cisco Systems Trafficking Conspiracy

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North Arlington NJ,  a Bergen County, man was arrested today on charges of participating in a multimillion-dollar conspiracy to traffic counterfeit computer networking devices, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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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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New Jersey-based Biopharmaceutical Company CFO Indicted For Insider Trading

A former chief financial officer of a New Jersey biotechnology company has been indicted for insider trading after allegedly giving his girlfriend nonpublic information about clinical trial results for a new breast cancer drug.

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Newark NJ,  the former chief financial officer for a biopharmaceutical company was indicted today for his role in an insider trading scheme, 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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Mahwah Company Fined for Price Gouging KN95 Masks During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Mahwah NJ, a Mahwah based company was fined $67,668 today and sentenced to one year of probation for its role in price gouging a chain of New Jersey grocery stores in connection with the sale of KN95 masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Bergen County Woman Sentenced to 27 Months for Embezzling Money from Guided Tour Company

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River Edge NJ, a Bergen County,  woman was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for participating in a multi-year embezzlement scheme and subscribing to a false personal income tax return, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Amtrak Employee Gets 18 Months for Defrauding Amtrak of More Than $76,000 Worth of Chainsaws and Chainsaw Parts

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TRENTON NJ, an Ocean County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 18 months in prison for fraudulently obtaining chainsaws and chainsaw parts from his employer Amtrak and then selling this equipment for personal profit, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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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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Tenafly Man Sentenced to 24 Months in Prison for Filing Phony Tax Returns

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Tenafly NJ, a Tenafly, man had previously admitted filing 18 fraudulent tax returns in victims’ names to obtain tax refunds to which he was not entitled.

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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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Three New York Men Charged with Conspiring to Kidnap Fort Lee Man

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Fort Lee NJ,  three New York men were charged today with conspiring to kidnap and hold for ransom a Fort Lee resident, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Man Who Robbed Rutherford Bank 0f $2,300 could Get 20 years and a $250,000 Fine

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Rutherford NJ, a Union County, New Jersey, man today admitted robbing a bank in Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Employee from Fair Lawn Arrested For Using Work Computer to Store Images of Child Porn

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Fair Lawn NJ,  a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee was arrested for possession of child pornography on his EPA computer, the U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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