(Source: OAG, NJ) TRENTON – Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that five additional individuals were charged criminally today with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy. Since March 2014, the Attorney General’s Office has filed criminal charges against 50 people for allegedly engaging in this type of fraud, including the five individuals charged today.
February 29, 2016
- After superstorm Sandy ripped through New Jersey and destroyed tens of thousands of homes, the federal goverment sent $4.2 billion here for housing programs.
- The state hired a Louisiana company to help set up and run three key housing programs, but it was fired after less than nine months on the job.
- A federal government watchdog is now saying New Jersey should either prove the company it hired spent
October 04, 2016
(Source: patch.com) ELIZABETH, NJ — A Union County man is among five more people to be charged criminally Thursday with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy, Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino announced.
March 23, 2017
Chuck Appleby wanted answers back in March as he grappled with how to get his family back into their Seaside Park home that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
He and many other Sandy victims with questions attended a town hall meeting in Manasquan on March 21 to hear what Gov. Chris Christie had to say.
July 14, 2013
Owners of New Suffolk waterfront home charged with fraud in connection with Hurricane Sandy disaster relief benefits
(Source: southoldlocal.com) The owners of a waterfront home in New Suffolk have been arrested by federal authorities on charges of making false and fraudulent statements in applications for federal assistance following Hurricane Sandy.
December 06, 2017
A New Orleans-based contractor who admitted to over-billing a Road Home subsidiary $236,000 was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to two-and-a-half years in prison.
December 18, 2013
(Source: whyy.org) New Jersey authorities charged criminally this week four more people with filing fraudulent applications for federal relief funds related to Superstorm Sandy, state law enforcement officials announced.
State authorities have charged 104 people for allegedly engaging in this type of fraud since March 2014.
December 10, 2017
TRENTON — Four more New Jersey residents were accused today of lying on applications for federal relief funds in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to obtain more than $161,000, state authorities said, bringing the total number of those charged since March to a dozen.
July 16, 2014
MANAHAWKIN – An investigation arrested and charged two Manahawkin contractors for failing to perform contracted work on homes damaged by Superstorm Sandy, announced Prosecutor Bradley D. Billhimer.
April 02, 2019