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6/26 - Doctor Sentenced to State Prison for Illegally Distributing Highly Addictive Oxycodone Pills by Writing Fraudulent Prescriptions - Drug dealer also convicted in investigation by DEA Task Force & Attorney General’s Office
6/26 - Ex-High School Choir Director Pleads Guilty to Posing as Teenager Online to Engage in Sexually Explicit Chats With Underage Girls - He sent obscene materials to underage girls, including three of his students, and had a 12-year-old Colorado girl send him a sexually explicit video of herself
6/26 - Former Office Manager for Small Business in Robbinsville, N.J., Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $150,000 From Her Employer
6/26 - Newark Man Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Leading Scheme to Steal $1.5 Million in Unemployment Benefits - Charged in investigation by AG’s Office and Department of Labor & Workforce Development
6/25 - Woman Pleads Guilty to Charges That She Attempted to Hire a Hit Man to Kill Her Daughter’s Ex-Boyfriend and Two Others in New Jersey - Murder plot was foiled by the New Jersey State Police
6/22 - Ex-Camden Firefighter Indicted for Allegedly Stealing $82,000 by Collecting Disability Pension While Competing in Martial Arts
6/19 - Leader of Narcotics Ring in Paterson Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Drug Distribution Charges - Faces up to 24 years in prison in probe by New Jersey State Police & Division of Criminal Justice
6/18 - Former Fire Chief Pleads Guilty to Stealing $46,000 from Seaville Fire and Rescue Company by Submitting Fraudulent Claims
6/18 - Six Lucchese Crime Family Members, Including New York Boss and Top New Jersey Capo, Plead Guilty in “Operation Heat” - Probe by New Jersey Attorney General’s Office targeted multi-billion dollar gambling enterprise
6/17 - State Grand Jury Takes No Action in Fatal Shooting in South Brunswick in 2013 Involving County Swat Team
6/17 - Man Charged With Sending Child Porn to Undercover Agent Posing as Mother in Belief She Would Arrange Webcam Sex Show of Daughter, 11 - He allegedly had more than 1,000 videos and images of child pornography on his computer
6/12 - Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distributing Highly Addictive Oxycodone Pills That Were Falsely Prescribed by Doctor - Doctor also faces prison sentence in investigation by Division of Criminal Justice & DEA Task Force
6/12 - Demolition Contractor Sentenced to Prison for Unlicensed and Unsafe Asbestos Removal at Zurbrugg Hospital Site in Riverside - Illegal actions caused release of asbestos dust and debris
6/11 - Chief of Audubon Park Fire Company Arrested for Allegedly Using Computer at Fire Station to Distribute Child Pornography Online - More than 1,000 files of suspected child pornography found in computer equipment at fire station
6/8 - Man Sentenced to State Prison for Stealing 19 Cars from Auto Auction Company by Using Nearly $340,000 in Counterfeit Checks
6/5 - 12 Men Indicted in “Operation Midnight Run” for Allegedly Operating Cargo Theft Ring Responsible for More Than $1.5 Million in Thefts - The investigation was conducted by the New Jersey State Police, New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice and U.S. Department of Homeland Security
6/5 - Owner and Two Employees of Former Auto Inspection Shop in Paterson Sentenced to Jail for Using Data Simulators to Falsify Emissions Tests - Indicted in investigation by Attorney General’s Office, Motor Vehicle Commission and DEP
6/2 - Five More Individuals Charged With Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - Thirty-Two People Charged Since Last Year
 
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5/28 - Jersey City Mortgage Broker Sentenced to Eight Years in State Prison for $1.2 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
5/27 - Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team Investigates Fatal Shooting Involving Monmouth County Swat Team
5/22 - New York Attorney Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Conspiring With State Engineer to Steal Railway Project Grant Funds and Take Bribes - He and former senior engineer at DOT took $325,000 in bribes
5/21 - Twenty-One Indicted for Allegedly Stealing $88,796 from TD Bank by Taking Cash Advances Against Phony Checks in Atlantic City Casinos
5/19 - Gloucester County Man Pleads Guilty to Recklessly Causing Oil Spill in Spring Lake by Using Vacuum Truck to Empty Pool into Storm Drain
5/15 - Essex County Man Sentenced to State Prison for Offering Child Pornography on the Internet
5/15 - Man Sentenced to Prison for Evading $500,000 in Sales Tax by Falsely Claiming Tax Exemptions on Luxury Cars He Bought for Export - He fraudulently used the name of a charity for children with cancer to claim tax-exempt status
5/14 - Four Charged with First-Degree Human Trafficking for Allegedly Trafficking 14-Year-Old Girl in Hudson County Prostitution Ring - Arrests made by FBI Child Exploitation Task Force & New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice
5/8 - Two Former Hudson County Sheriff’s Officers Sentenced to Terms of Incarceration in Fraudulent Scheme Involving Bounty Hunter
5/8 - Two Men Plead Guilty to Selling False Motor Vehicle Inspection Stickers in Newark - Two other men previously pleaded guilty in cases that stemmed from the same investigation
5/5 - Indictment Charges Atlantic County Man With 2 Counts of Attempted Murder for Allegedly Shooting Couple as the Result of a Feud
5/4 - Former Clerk for State Department of Human Services Indicted on Charges She Used State Computer to Create False Insurance Cards - She also allegedly created false employee ID that she intended to use to steal public assistance benefits
5/4 - Man Who Faces Prior Indictment for Alleged $250,000 Debt Relief Scam in Maplewood is Indicted for Allegedly Repeating Scam in Jersey City - Germain Theodore allegedly stole from clients of his businesses TGC Movement and Save My Future
 
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4/28 -Two Employees of North Bergen Department of Parks and Recreation Charged With Falsifying Timesheets to Collect Unearned Pay
4/24 - Doctor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Distributing Highly Addictive Oxycodone Pills by Writing Fraudulent Prescriptions - Faces five-year sentence in investigation by DEA Task Force & New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice
4/24 - Atlantic City Task Force Arrests Nineteen Members of Drug Network That Trafficked Heroin from Paterson to Atlantic & Ocean Counties - Atlantic City-based network allegedly distributed approximately 30,000 doses of heroin each month
4/22 - Three Men Indicted on First-Degree Charges in Alleged Robbery Attempt in Which Undercover Officer was Shot in Garfield in 2014 - Gunman who shot officer charged with attempted murder
4/22 - Gloucester County Man Sentenced to Prison for Dragging State Trooper with His Car Following Traffic Stop
4/22 - Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team Investigates Fatal Shooting Involving State Trooper In Union Township
4/21 - Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing 19 Cars from Auto Auction Company by Using Nearly $340,000 in Counterfeit Checks to Buy the Cars
4/21 - Acting Attorney General Hoffman Honors Pioneering Legacy of Victims’ Champion During Crime Victims’ Rights Week Ceremony
4/21 - New York Attorney Found Guilty of Conspiring With State Engineer to Steal Railway Project Grant Funds and Take Bribes - He and former senior engineer at DOT took $325,000 in bribes
4/17 - Ringleader Sentenced to State Prison in Scheme to Steal More than $180,000 from the State by Filing False Unemployment Claims
4/17 - Former Top Union Official Sentenced to State Prison for Conspiring In Scheme To Extort Money From Dock Workers - Charged in investigation by NJ Attorney General’s Office & Waterfront Commission of NY Harbor
4/17 - Former Piscataway Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $249,000 in Disability Pension Payments by Falsely Claiming He was Permanently Disabled While He was Teaching in Other States
4/13 - Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Theft and Money Laundering for Leading Scheme to Steal $1.5 Million in Unemployment Benefits - Faces long prison term in case filed by AG’s Office & Department of Labor & Workforce Development
4/13 - Five Charged with First-Degree Human Trafficking for Allegedly Trafficking Girl, 16, from New York to New Jersey for Prostitution - Indictment stems from probe by Division of Criminal Justice and South Hackensack Police Department
4/10 - Leader of Major Heroin Ring in Camden Sentenced to 16 Years in State Prison on First-Degree Racketeering Charge in “Operation Billboard” - Over 30 ring members were sentenced to prison in investigation led by Division of Criminal Justice
4/9 - Vineland Man Convicted at Trial of Stealing More Than $15,000 by Fraudulently Collecting Unemployment Benefits While in Jail
 
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3/27 - Bounty Hunter Sentenced to Prison for Bribing Sheriff’s Officers to Assist Him in Making False Claims That He Caught Fugitives - Two Hudson County sheriff’s officers previously pleaded guilty to aiding him
3/27 - Former Accountant for Triangle Club Theater Troupe at Princeton University Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $240,000 - He also served for many years as general manager of McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton
3/26 - Man Pleads Guilty to Evading $500,000 in State Sales Tax by Falsely Claiming Tax Exemptions on Luxury Cars He Purchased for Export - He fraudulently used the name of a charity for children with cancer to claim tax-exempt status
3/26 - Philadelphia Man Indicted on Charges That He Sold a Kilogram of Cocaine to an Undercover Officer at the Deptford Mall - He was arrested in probe by Atlantic City Task Force into conspiracy to sell cocaine in Atlantic City
3/25 - Prominent Atlantic County Attorney Who Practiced Elder Law Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Stealing Millions from Clients - She pleaded guilty in case filed by Division of Criminal Justice and New Jersey State Police
3/24 - Four More Individuals Charged With Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - Twenty-Seven People Charged Within Past Year
3/24 - Jersey City Man Charged With Stealing Half a Million Dollars From Clients of His Investment Firm and Using Part of Funds to Play Poker
3/18 - Ex-Camden Firefighter Charged With Stealing $82,000 by Collecting a Disability Pension While Participating in Mixed Martial Arts
3/17 - Sisters Who Ran Senior Care Company In Atlantic County Indicted For Allegedly Conspiring With Lawyer To Steal Millions From Clients - Indictment also charges an employee, a county caseworker and a doctor who allegedly lied to police
3/16 - Newark Man Sentenced to 12 Years in State Prison in Investigation into Carjacking/Theft Ring That Trafficked High-End Cars to West Africa - “Operation Jacked” resulted in recovery of 160 stolen cars worth more than $8 million
3/2 - Owner and Two Employees of Auto Inspection Shop in Paterson Plead Guilty to Using Data Simulators to Falsify Emission Test Results - Indicted in investigation by Attorney General’s Office, Motor Vehicle Commission and DEP
 
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2/27 - Suspended Engineer for Department of Transportation Indicted on Charges He Falsified Timesheets To Steal $15,000 In Overtime Pay - He also is charged with using a state vehicle for frequent personal trips to Philadelphia
2/25 - Three Indicted on 1st Degree Conspiracy and Money Laundering Charges for Allegedly Stealing More Than $700,000 in Counterfeit Check Scheme
2/23 - Man Charged With Stealing $243,000 by Fraudulently Collecting His Father’s Social Security Benefits for 29 Years After the Father Died - Father accrued benefits under a false name, so those benefits continued after he died
2/23 - Ringleader and Three Other Men Plead Guilty in Scheme to Steal More Than $180,000 from the State by Filing False Unemployment Claims
2/19 - Gym Teacher Who is Head Wrestling Coach at East Orange High School Arrested on Child Pornography Charge and First-Degree Drug Charge - 40 marijuana plants discovered in his home during search related to alleged possession of child porn
2/17 - Man Who Sold Stolen Coffee Makers and Other Stolen Items Worth $275,000 on Ebay and Amazon Sentenced to State Prison
2/11 - Maplewood Man Indicted For Allegedly Defrauding Numerous Clients of His Debt Adjustment Firm, TGC Movement, Out of More Than $250,000 - Germain Theodore promised debt relief to clients, but allegedly defrauded them in a Ponzi scheme
2/11 - Jersey City Mortgage Broker Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Money Laundering for His Role in a $1.2 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
2/10 - Middlesex County Man Sentenced to Prison for Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet
2/6 - Mercer County Man Sentenced to State Prison for Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet - Charged by Attorney General and ICE Homeland Security Investigations in Operation Predator Alert
2/6 - Forty-Six New York City Residents Indicted for Stealing $204,791 from TD Bank by Using Phony Check Writing Scam in Atlantic City Casinos
2/5 - Former Operations Manager for Wholesaler of Pharmaceutical Ingredients Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Half a Million Dollars
2/5 - Eighteen Indicted on Charges They Participated in a Major Weapons Trafficking Ring in Newark That Sold High-Powered Assault Rifles
2/3 - Former Piscataway Teacher Pleads Guilty to Stealing $249,000 in Disability Pension Payments by Falsely Claiming He was Permanently Disabled while He was Teaching in Other States
 
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1/30 - Trenton Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Trafficking Semi-Automatic Pistol During Undercover Investigation by State Police
1/30 - Gloucester County Man Convicted of Aggravated Assault for Dragging State Trooper With His Car Following Traffic Stop
1/23 - Flemington Man Arrested on Charges He Phoned 11-Year-Old Girl and Asked for Naked Photos of Her After Playing Games With Her Online
1/23 - Former Top Union Official and Two Co-Defendants Plead Guilty in Investigation Into Scheme to Extort Money from Dock Workers - Charges stem from probe by NJ Attorney General’s Office & Waterfront Commission of NY Harbor
1/23 - Morristown Man Sentenced to Prison for Exposing Himself Online Via Webcam to Detective Posing as 13-Year-Old Girl
1/23 - Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team Investigates Sayreville Shooting Incident Involving Drug Task Force
1/23 - Ex-Production Manager for Music, Dance & Theater Department at New Jersey City University Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling $87,587
1/22 - Three More Individuals Charged with Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - Twenty-Three People Charged Since March 2014
1/21 - Doctor Arrested on Charges He Conspired to Illegally Distribute Thousands of Highly Addictive Oxycodone Pills by Writing Fraudulent Prescriptions for People He Never Treated or Examined - Investigation conducted by U.S. DEA Task Force & New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice
 
 
 
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