Hackensack New Jersey Criminal Law Blog

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Travis J. Tormey, Esq.

Category Archives: Fraud Offenses

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Franklin Lakes NJ Stockbroker Charged with Fraud in NY, Allegedly Participated in Stock Scam

Posted in Fraud Offenses
A Franklin Lakes New Jersey stockbroker faces federal charges for fraud crimes in connection with a major stock scam. According to federal officials, the illegal scheme, which ran from 2009 to March 2015, was masterminded by someone who was previously convicted on fraud charges. The 43-year-old Franklin Lakes stockbroker reportedly accepted two payments totaling $35,000… Continue Reading

Edgewater NJ Man Arrested, Charged with Forging Emails from Landlord

Posted in Fraud Offenses
Edgewater NJ police busted a man who allegedly forged emails to help his case during a landlord-tenant dispute. According to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office, the 38-year-old suspect was facing likely eviction in Bergen County Superior Court in August 2015. The suspect was hoping to postpone the court date, so he allegedly faked an email… Continue Reading

Northvale Couple Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $160K from Union Health Care Fund

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
A Northvale NJ couple recently appeared in federal court and pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges. According to authorities, the two suspects stole thousands of dollars while defrauding a union health care benefit program. The suspects were in charge of the United International Brotherhood of All Trades, Technologies, Service, Administration and Medical Workers Union. While running… Continue Reading

Glen Rock NJ Suspects Faces Prison Time After Pleading Guilty to Wire Fraud, Real Estate Scam

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
A Glen Rock New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to being involved in a real estate investment scam. According to authorities, the 49-year-old suspect obtained financing for bogus real estate projects by posing as a qualified real estate developer, broker, and investor. The suspect allegedly had a 52-year-old accomplice, a disbarred attorney, who helped him… Continue Reading

Father, Son Charged with Theft by Deception, Get Prison Time for Stealing from Bergen County NJ Widow

Posted in Fraud Offenses, Theft Offenses
Two men recently received prison sentences for stealing $175,000 from a Bergen County widow. According to authorities, the fraud and theft crimes were committed in 2010. The two suspects, a 54-year-old male and his 84-year-old father, allegedly gained access to the money by convincing the 69-year-old victim to give them control of her savings. The… Continue Reading

Two Men Busted at Rutherford Rite-Aid, Allegedly Used Fake Credit Cards

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Two men were placed under arrest after they allegedly stole credit cards and committed identity theft in Rutherford, NJ. The suspects, a 27-year-old Jersey City NJ man and a 29-year-old Brooklyn NY man, allegedly used bogus credit cards to purchase pre-paid gift cards at a Rite-Aid Pharmacy located on Park Avenue in Rutherford, New Jersey.… Continue Reading