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Category Archives: Fraud Offenses

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FBI Looks into Alleged Bribes, Fraud at Recycling Yard in Paterson, NJ

Posted in Fraud Offenses
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly conducting an investigation into several companies after reportedly learning that the businesses were committing fraud crimes at the Paterson municipal recycling yard. According to officials, the FBI has subpoenaed surveillance video footage from the Paterson NJ recycling yard on East 16th Street. Law enforcement believes that multiple… Continue Reading

Woodland Park Woman Gets Prison Time for Mail Fraud Conspiracy, Stealing from Employer

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
A Woodland Park woman is will be spending time behind bars after she pleaded guilty to charges of mail fraud conspiracy. The suspect is a 37-year-old woman who lives in Woodland Park, NJ. She reportedly committed the fraud crime with a co-conspirator, a 51-year-old woman who resides in Florida. Both women worked in the customer… Continue Reading

North Haledon NJ Husband, Wife Who Own Paterson Pizzeria Accused of Committing Food Stamp Fraud

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
Passaic County police arrested the owner of a pizzeria in Paterson NJ and charged him with committing food stamp fraud. According to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect and his wife operate Piccolo’s Pizza & Liquors on Main Street in Paterson, New Jersey. The husband and wife suspects are accused of defrauding the government… Continue Reading

Wayne NJ Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Defrauded Woman Out of Her Retirement Money

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
Wayne NJ police recently arrested a man who allegedly defrauded a local woman out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. The theft was reportedly committed over a three-month period, from April 2012 to July 2012. According to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, the suspect stole the funds from the victim after meeting her through an… Continue Reading

Two Suspects Busted for Theft by Deception in Wayne NJ, Accused of Posing as Fake Charity

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Police in Wayne New Jersey recently arrested two Mahwah residents accused of committing fraud by soliciting donations to a fake charity. According to Wayne authorities, the suspects committed the fraud outside the Stop & Shop in the Preakness Shopping Center in Wayne, NJ. The Wayne Police Department got a report of a man and a… Continue Reading

Wayne NJ Police Arrest Two Men Accused of Forgery, Using Fake $100 Bills

Posted in Fraud Offenses
Police in Wayne NJ recently arrested two men accused of passing counterfeit cash at local businesses. According to authorities, the suspects used counterfeit money to make a number of purchases at different stores located in Wayne, New Jersey. The first fraud incident reportedly occurred at the Walgreens in the Valley Brook Shopping Center in Wayne… Continue Reading

Essex County NJ Men Indicted in Newark Federal Court, Face Charges for Credit Card Fraud

Posted in Fraud Offenses
Two men were recently indicted in Newark federal court on charges that they committed credit card fraud. According to authorities, the suspects illegally obtained several credit cards and then used them to finance expensive shopping sprees. The suspects allegedly made more than $350,000 in purchases on the credit cards during the crime spree, which is… Continue Reading