(Source: LA Times) Two executives at a Los Angeles-based real estate development company and two of their employees have been indicted on charges they defrauded government agencies of millions of dollars in funds for housing low-income families.
(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
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
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: 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
(Source:News 12 New Jersey) TRENTON, N.J. - Three more New Jersey residents have been charged with filing fraudulent applications for Superstorm Sandy relief.
The new cases were announced Friday by the state Attorney General's Office.
April 30, 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
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
(Source: federalsoup.com) The Department of Housing and Urban Development needs to improve oversight of its travel and purchase card programs, according to a report from the HUD inspector general.
While HUD has put controls in place to identify cardholder travel card program violations, the report from HUD's Office of Inspector General said the agency did not successfully identify patterns of abuse.
October 04, 2016
(Source: nj.com) TRENTON — An Ocean County couple who own two home improvement companies has been charged with stealing more than $1million from Hurricane Sandy victims and using the money to gamble and buy luxury items instead of repairing the homes they were hired to rebuild, authorities said Wednesday.
October 12, 2016