(Source: nj.com) NEWARK — A federal judge Monday sentenced a former contractor for the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corp. to six months in prison for his role in a kickback scheme, much less time behind bars than sentencing guidelines recommended he should serve.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) A Hub City pastor has been indicted in federal court on charges for defrauding the U.S. government.
Rev. Kenneth Fairley was served with six-count indictment.
Count 1 - Conspiracy to defraud the United States.
Count 2 and 3 - Theft of government money.
Count 4 - Conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Count 5 and 6 - Engaging in monetary transactions.
March 23, 2016
(Source: nj.com) A former accountant for the City of Bayonne was sentenced to 21 months in prison today for accepting bribes in return for funneling hundreds of thousands in federal grant money to a local contractor.
Anselmo "Rocky" Crisonino, 56, was also sentenced to three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $439,000 in restitution, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced.
February 28, 2017
(Source: dnainfo.com) WILLIAMSBURG — Three Brooklyn couples, including a landlord with properties all over the borough, were arrested Tuesday on charges of defrauding the government of $1.3 million worth of benefits.
September 27, 2016
(source: thetimesherald.com) If true, the allegations against Lorena Loren, the former director of the St. Clair Housing Commission, are disturbing on a number of levels. Federal investigators allege Loren embezzled more than $300,000 from the housing commission between 2008 and 2016, when she retired.
August 14, 2017
(Source: njspotlight.com) Four years after Hurricane Sandy, a federal audit of money allotted to repair and rebuild in the hurricane’s aftermath has found that New Jersey “… did not have adequate controls in place to administer its contract and monitor contract performance and was not fully aware of federal procurement and cost principle requirements.”
October 04, 2016
GRAND RAPIDS — A St. Johns businessman has pleaded guilty to charges that he submitted false claims to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, federal prosecutors announced today.
January 29, 2014
Newark Non-Profit Director And Political Fundraiser Sentenced To 38 Months In Prison For Wire Fraud And Tax Evasion
NEWARK, N.J. – The former executive director of a Newark-based childcare and community program and a partner in a political fundraising and consulting company was sentenced today to 38 months in prison for wire fraud and tax evasion, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
April 17, 2018
(Source: nj.com) WASHINGTON — Gov. Chris Christie's administration did not properly account for $43.1 million in Hurricane Sandy housing funds, according to a U.S. government watchdog.
October 05, 2016
Bayonne plumber pleads guilty to fraudulently obtaining $224K for federally funded projects (Source: nj.com)
TRENTON -- The owner of a Bayonne plumbing and heating company admitted in federal court today to colluding with other contractors to secure projects funded by federal grants, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
John Youngclaus, 43, of Bayonne, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Peter G. Sheridan in Trenton to an the theft of $224,250 in government funds.
March 17, 2015