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Paramus Man Admits Fraudulently Obtaining Cares Act Loan and Laundering the Proceeds

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Paramus NJ, a Bergen County, man admitted that he fraudulently obtained an Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and laundered the loan proceeds, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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NYC Man Gets 33 Months in Prison for Role in Burglary Conspiracy Targeting Asian Small Business Owners

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Hackensack NJ, a New York man was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that targeted Asian and Asian-American small business owners for burglaries, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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DJ Envy’s business Partner , Franklin Lakes Real Estate Investor and Influencer “Flipping NJ” Busted in Multimillion-dollar Ponzi Scheme

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Franklin Lakes NJ, a New Jersey real estate investor and influencer was arrested today for committing a multimillion-dollar Ponzi-like investment fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Passaic County Husband and Wife Sentenced for Sex Trafficking

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Paterson NJ,  a husband and wife from Passaic County, New Jersey, have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a sex trafficking scheme, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger announced today.

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Former Commodities Trader Charged with Multimillion-Dollar Investment Ponzi Scheme

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Newark NJ, a Chicago man was arrested today and charged in an investment fraud scheme that defrauded victims of over $2 million, a U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Bergen County Man Tried to Board a Plane with a Machine Gun, Rifle, Handgun, and Fraudulent US Marshals Service Credentials in Newark Airport

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Wallington NJ,  a Bergen County, New Jersey, man was charged following his attempt to bring firearms, ammunition, a bulletproof vest, fraudulent law enforcement credentials, and other items on a domestic flight to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger announced today.

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Russian National With Ties to the Russian intelligence Services Charged with Bank Fraud Related Hacking Scheme

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Newark NJ, on Thursday, the UK and US governments imposed sanctions against seven Russian citizens for their involvement in the development of TrickBot, Ryuk and Conti Trojans.

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Weehawken Man Admits Soliciting Underage Victims for Child Pornography on Social Media

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Weehawken NJ,  a Hudson County, man today admitted soliciting victims online to send images and videos of sexually explicit conduct, and possessing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Former New Jersey Official Admits Defrauding the State Health Care Benefit Program Of More Than $4.5 Million

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Trenton NJ, The former manager of the New Jersey Traumatic Brain Injury Fund (TBI Fund) and one of his conspirators today admitted their roles in a long-running scheme to defraud the fund, a publicly funded health care benefit program, of more than $4.5 million, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Former Owner and CEO of Teaneck Based Pharmaceutical Company Indicted for Embezzlement

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Teaneck NJ,  a federal grand jury today indicted the former chief executive officer and owner of a pharmaceutical company with wire fraud for his role in an embezzlement scheme, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Two Charged for Participation in Lockbit Global Ransomware Campaign Extracting $100 million dollars in Ransom Payments

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Newark NJ,  a Russian and Canadian national has been charged with participating in the LockBit global ransomware campaign, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco, Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, and FBI-Newark Special Agent in Charge James E. Dennehy announced today.

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Jersey Shore Man Misrepresented his Identity ,Using Online Chat Applications to Entice an Adolescent to Engage in “Prohibited Sexual Activity”

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Manalapan NJ, a Manalapan, man today admitted using online chat applications to entice an adolescent to engage in prohibited sexual activity, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Fort Lee Based Attorney Charged with Transportation and Possession of Child Pornography

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Fort Lee NJ, an Eastchester, New York, man has been charged with the transportation and possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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Paterson Police Sergeant Convicted of Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights

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Paterson NJ, a federal jury convicted a Paterson Police Department sergeant today of conspiring to violate civil rights and filing a false police report, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Fourth Man Charged with Conspiring to Kidnap Fort Lee Man

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

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