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Sussex County Woman Arrested for Alleged Syrian Terrorist Support

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Hopatcong NJ, a woman was sentenced today to 34 months in prison for concealing her attempts to provide material support to Syrian foreign terrorist organizations, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger, Assistant Attorney General Matthew G. Olsen of the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Security Division, FBI-Newark Special Agent in Charge James E. Dennehy, and FBI Assistant Director for Counterterrorism Timothy Langan announced.

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Bill Introduced to Implement Comprehensive Ban of TikTok on All State Devices

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Trenton NJ, Senator Jim Holzapfel and Assemblymen Greg McGuckin and John Catalano (all R-Ocean) introduced legislation yesterday to ban TikTok on all State government devices. The bill was announced by the legislators last month amid rising concerns about cybersecurity risks associated with the social media platform raised by the FBI and U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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New Milford Man Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Porn

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New Milford NJ, a Bergen County  man was arrested for distributing and possessing videos of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

Michael Kimmerle, 34, of New Milford, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. He appeared Oct. 6, 2022, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jessica S. Allen and was released on $100,000 unsecured bond.

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Former New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services Caseworker Caught With Child Porn

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Kearny NJ, A former caseworker for the New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, was indicted today on charges of possession and transportation of child pornography and attempted sex trafficking of a minor, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced.

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Morris County Man Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Porn

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Whippany NJ, a Morris County, New Jersey, man was arrested for distributing and possessing videos of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip R. Sellinger announced today.

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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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New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services Caseworker Charged with Possession of Child Pornography

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Kearny NJ,  A caseworker employed by the New Jersey Department of Children and Family Services, Division of Child Protection and Permanency, was charged today with possessing images of child sexual abuse, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

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Fort Lee Women Sentenced to 27 Months for Illegally Using Identity Fraud to Obtain More Than $300,000

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Fort Lee NJ, a Bergen County woman was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for participating in a scheme to obtain over $300,000 by illegally charging or attempting to charge victims’ financial accounts without authorization, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

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New Jersey Man Admits Operating Illegal Bitcoin Exchange

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Wall NJ, A Monmouth County,  man today admitted operating an illegal bitcoin exchange, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

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Fourth New Jersey Man Charged in Connection with an Interstate Luxury Car Theft Ring

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Newark NJ,  A fourth man was arrested today for his role in a conspiracy to steal and transport across state lines luxury cars from towns in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

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New York Man Charged with Fentanyl Distribution in Fort Lee

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Fort Lee NJ, a Bronx, New York, man was indicted today on a charge of narcotics distribution after he sold a kilogram of fentanyl to an undercover law enforcement agent in Fort Lee, New Jersey, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

Jose Sanchez Matos, 30, is charged with distribution and possession with intent to distribute more than 400 grams of fentanyl. Matos was previously charged by complaint in August 2019.

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Jamaican Man Charged with Smuggling Cocaine through Newark Airport

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Newark NJ,  A Jamaican man made his initial appearance today on charges that he smuggled approximately one kilogram of cocaine into the United States, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

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Oakland Teen Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

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Oakland NJ, a Bergen County, New Jersey, man was arrested today on charges of possessing and distributing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

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Bergen County Man Charged with Distribution of Child Porn

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Lodi NJ, A Bergen County, New Jersey, man was charged with distributing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today.

Joseph Ganaro, 42, Lodi, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of distribution of child pornography. He appeared by videoconference today before U.S. District Judge Leda Dunn Wettre and was detained.

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Edgewater Man Charged With Using Social Media To Threaten To Kill Federal Agents

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Edgewater NJ,  A Bergen County, New Jersey, man was arrested this morning after using his Twitter account to threaten to kill agents of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Carlos Alejandro Tariche, 22, of Edgewater, New Jersey, was arrested by agents of U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and charged by complaint with one count of interstate communications containing threats to injure. He is scheduled to appear this afternoon before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor in Newark federal court.

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