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New Jersey News: NEWARK, Dequan Farlow, Previously Convicted Felon From Essex County, New Jersey, Sentenced To 94 Months In Prison For Illegally Possessing Firearm

NEWARK, N.J. – A Newark man who was arrested following a domestic disturbance in which he discharged his weapon was sentenced today to 94 months in prison for possessing a firearm as a previously convicted felon, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Dequan Farlow, 38, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler to … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Dequan Farlow, Previously Convicted Felon From Essex County, New Jersey, Sentenced To 94 Months In Prison For Illegally Possessing Firearm

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Children’s Singer/Songwriter, Eric S. Komar Sentenced To 82 Months In Prison For Receipt Of Child Pornography

NEWARK, N.J. – A music teacher and singer/songwriter who performed for children at synagogues, Jewish community centers, camps and conventions nationwide was sentenced today to 82 months in prison for receiving images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Eric S. Komar, 47, of Hillsborough, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Children’s Singer/Songwriter, Eric S. Komar Sentenced To 82 Months In Prison For Receipt Of Child Pornography

New Jersey News: NEWARK, District Of New Jersey Announces Progress In Making Communities Safer Through ‘Project Safe Neighborhoods’

NEWARK, N.J. – One year ago, the U.S. Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), which Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made the centerpiece of the Department’s violent crime reduction strategy. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Through PSN, a broad spectrum … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, District Of New Jersey Announces Progress In Making Communities Safer Through ‘Project Safe Neighborhoods’

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Christopher Goodson, New Jersey Attorney Admits Role In Multimillion-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

NEWARK, N.J. – A New Jersey attorney today admitted running a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme that involved properties in Jersey City, Clifton, Union, and elsewhere in New Jersey and caused losses of millions of dollars, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Christopher Goodson, 45, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Christopher Goodson, New Jersey Attorney Admits Role In Multimillion-Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Justice Department Reaches Settlement With New Jersey Military Housing Provider For Charging Unlawful Lease Termination Fees To U.S. Servicemembers

NEWARK, N.J. – The Justice Department today announced that United Communities, LLC, a private company that manages military housing at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB-MDL), has agreed to pay $62,501.78 to resolve allegations that it violated the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) by imposing early termination charges on 13 servicemembers who had exercised their right to … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Justice Department Reaches Settlement With New Jersey Military Housing Provider For Charging Unlawful Lease Termination Fees To U.S. Servicemembers

New Jersey News: NEWARK, California Ceramics Company Agrees to Pay $175,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

NEWARK, N.J. – A California ceramic materials company will pay $175,000 to resolve allegations that it committed multiple False Claims Act violations relating to awards by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Army under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. The settlement resolves allegations uncovered by the … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, California Ceramics Company Agrees to Pay $175,000 to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Six People Charged For Roles In Newark Drug Trafficking Organization

NEWARK, N.J. – Federal and local law enforcement authorities have charged six people for their alleged roles in a drug trafficking organization that distributed heroin in Newark, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Andre Mims, 42, Herbert Cheeks, 52, and Anthony Woods, 54, all of Newark; Gregory Mims, 43, of East Orange, New Jersey; and … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Six People Charged For Roles In Newark Drug Trafficking Organization

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Investment Adviser, Gary Basralian Admits Stealing Millions Of Dollars From Clients

NEWARK, N.J. – A former broker and investment adviser today admitted stealing millions of dollars from his clients in order to pay for personal expenses, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Gary Basralian, 70, of Springfield, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo in Newark federal court to an information charging him … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Investment Adviser, Gary Basralian Admits Stealing Millions Of Dollars From Clients