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New Jersey News: TRENTON, Mark Dropala, Training Agent Admits Selling False OSHA Training Cards

TRENTON, N.J. – A certified Occupation Safety and Health Administration training agent today admitted submitting false reports and selling fraudulent training cards to carpenters to improperly establish that they were certified in safety standards, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Mark Dropala, 42, of Middle Village, New York, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, Mark Dropala, Training Agent Admits Selling False OSHA Training Cards

New Jersey News: TRENTON, George Gilmore, Ocean County Attorney Charged with Tax Evasion, Filing False Tax Returns, Failing to Pay Over Payroll Taxes, and Making False Statements on Loan Application

TRENTON, N.J. – A federal grand jury today indicted a partner at an Ocean County law firm for evasion of taxes totaling more than $1 million; filing false income tax returns; failing to pay over payroll taxes to the IRS; and making false statements on a bank loan application, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Rachael A. … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, George Gilmore, Ocean County Attorney Charged with Tax Evasion, Filing False Tax Returns, Failing to Pay Over Payroll Taxes, and Making False Statements on Loan Application

New Jersey News: TRENTON, Zachary Motta, Former EMT And Volunteer Firefighter Sentenced To 135 Months In Prison For Enticing Child To Produce Sexually Explicit Images

TRENTON, N.J. – A Middlesex County, New Jersey, man who worked as an emergency medical technician and volunteer firefighter was sentenced today to 135 months in prison for enticing a child to produce sexually explicit images, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Zachary Motta, 24, of Iselin, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, Zachary Motta, Former EMT And Volunteer Firefighter Sentenced To 135 Months In Prison For Enticing Child To Produce Sexually Explicit Images

New Jersey News: TRENTON, Steven Fishoff, Head Of Stock Trading Operation Was Sentenced Today To 30 Months In Prison For Trading On Inside Information

TRENTON, N.J. – The owner and operator of a stock trading operation was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for trading on inside information related to confidentially marketed stock offerings as part of a multimillion-dollar insider trading scheme, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Steven Fishoff, 61, of Westlake Village, California, previously pleaded guilty before … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, Steven Fishoff, Head Of Stock Trading Operation Was Sentenced Today To 30 Months In Prison For Trading On Inside Information

TRENTON, N.J | Training teams sent to centers amid deadly viral outbreaks

TRENTON, N.J — New Jersey health officials said Monday they are sending infection-control teams to four long-term pediatric centers and a hospital to assist with training amid viral and bacterial outbreaks that have left 10 people dead. The teams will assess infection prevention practices and deploy beginning in November, according to Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | Training teams sent to centers amid deadly viral outbreaks

New Jersey News: TRENTON, Paras Jha, Computer Hacker Who Launched Attacks On Rutgers University Ordered To Pay $8.6m Restitution; Sentenced To Six Months Home Incarceration

Defendant Also Took Part in Creating Mirai and clickfraud Botnets, Infecting Hundreds of Thousands of Devices with Malicious Software TRENTON, N.J. – A Union County, New Jersey, man was ordered today to pay $8.6 million in restitution and serve six months of home incarceration for launching a cyber-attack on the Rutgers University computer network, U.S. … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, Paras Jha, Computer Hacker Who Launched Attacks On Rutgers University Ordered To Pay $8.6m Restitution; Sentenced To Six Months Home Incarceration

New Jersey News: TRENTON, Twenty-Seven Defendants Charged In Takedown Of Violent Trenton Drug Trafficking Gang

12 Arrests Made in Coordinated Takedown by Federal and State Law Enforcement; Four Defendants At-Large, Remaining 10 Defendants Already in Custody TRENTON, N.J. – Federal criminal charges were filed against 27 individuals who used violence as part of a conspiracy to distribute significant quantities of heroin and other narcotics in Trenton and whose members possessed … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, Twenty-Seven Defendants Charged In Takedown Of Violent Trenton Drug Trafficking Gang

New Jersey News: TRENTON, David Clark, Owner And Operator Of New Jersey-Based Real Benefits Association LLC Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Selling Bogus Health Insurance

TRENTON, N.J. – An insurance broker who stole nearly $1 million while continuing to sell health care coverage he knew was fake was sentenced today to 18 months in prison, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. David Clark, 75, of Morristown, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp to an information charging … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, David Clark, Owner And Operator Of New Jersey-Based Real Benefits Association LLC Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison For Selling Bogus Health Insurance

TRENTON, N.J | More than 500 lawsuits against acne drug maker are dismissed

TRENTON, N.J — The maker of an acne drug that caused some patients to develop a gastrointestinal disease provided adequate warnings about the drug’s side effects, New Jersey’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in dismissing more than 500 lawsuits against the company. Plaintiffs have claimed that Accutane, manufactured by Hoffmann-LaRoche to treat severe and persistent acne, … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | More than 500 lawsuits against acne drug maker are dismissed

TRENTON, N.J | Trump backs ‘outstanding’ Webber in House race vs. Sherrill

TRENTON, N.J. — President Donald Trump weighed in Thursday on one of the most watched House races in this year’s election to endorse Republican Assemblyman Jay Webber over Democrat Mikie Sherrill. Trump narrowly won the northern New Jersey’s 11th District — situated just north of his golf club in Bedminster — in 2016 and tweeted … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | Trump backs ‘outstanding’ Webber in House race vs. Sherrill

TRENTON, N.J | Woman regrets her photos of ‘Cosby’ actor working at store

TRENTON, N.J — The woman who took photos of a former regular on “The Cosby Show” while he worked at a New Jersey grocery store says she’s filled with regret over the uproar they caused. Karma Lawrence tells NJ.com she took the photos on impulse and meant no ill will toward Geoffrey Owens. She shuttered … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | Woman regrets her photos of ‘Cosby’ actor working at store

TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey attorney general responds to ‘turban man’ comment

TRENTON, N.J. — The nation’s first Sikh-American attorney general is responding after two New Jersey radio hosts repeatedly referred to him as “turban man.” Gurbir Grewal (gur-BEHR’ GRAY’-wahl) tweeted on Thursday that he’s the 61st attorney general of New Jersey. He wrote: “I’m a Sikh American. I have 3 daughters. And yesterday, I told them … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey attorney general responds to ‘turban man’ comment

TRENTON, N.J. | Radio hosts facing heat for ‘turban man’ comments

TRENTON, N.J. — Two New Jersey radio hosts are receiving heavy criticism for repeatedly referring to the state’s attorney general as “turban man” on air. The Record reports WKXW-FM hosts Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco made the comments Wednesday while discussing Gurbir Grewal’s recent order to suspend marijuana prosecutions in the state. Grewal is the … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | Radio hosts facing heat for ‘turban man’ comments

TRENTON, N.J. | FDA approves new pill to reduce pain from endometriosi

TRENTON, N.J. — U.S. regulators have approved a new treatment for pain caused by endometriosis. The common condition involves abnormal tissue growth from the uterus that can cause pain and infertility. Drugmaker Abbvie said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration approved its drug, Orilissa (oh-RAH’-liss-ah), for pain during menstruation and at other times. The … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | FDA approves new pill to reduce pain from endometriosi

New Jersey News: TRENTON, Ileana Sanchez, Heroin Supplier For Trenton Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty

TRENTON, N.J. – A Trenton woman today admitted her role in a drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed hundreds of grams of heroin in Trenton and the surrounding area, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Ileana Sanchez, a/k/a “Lilly,” a/k/a “Mami,” 34, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Freda L. Wolfson in Trenton federal court to Count … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, Ileana Sanchez, Heroin Supplier For Trenton Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty

TRENTON, New Jersey | Indictment: Man used doctor’s identity to submit fake claims

TRENTON, N.J. — A Florida man has been charged with assuming a New Jersey doctor’s identity to submit more than $1 million in fraudulent medical claims for services purportedly rendered at a medical center that didn’t exist. Yoandi Marrero, a 33-year-old Hialeah resident, and PA Clinical Center — the registered company he allegedly used to … Continue reading TRENTON, New Jersey | Indictment: Man used doctor’s identity to submit fake claims

New Jersey News: TRENTON, Former CIO, Mark Berger Admits Accepting Approximately $1 Million In Bribes For Awarding Contracts

TRENTON, N.J. – A Roslyn, New York, man today admitted demanding bribes in exchange for his assistance in securing contracts between a Texas financial services company and two New Jersey information technology staffing companies, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Mark Berger, 58, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Michael A. Shipp in Trenton federal court … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, Former CIO, Mark Berger Admits Accepting Approximately $1 Million In Bribes For Awarding Contracts

TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey sets aside $5M for pilot local news program

TRENTON, N.J. — A trailblazing nonprofit group set up to boost coverage of local news in New Jersey just got $5 million in the state’s new budget. It’s part of the $37.4 billion spending plan signed by Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. But advocates see it as an important and innovative way to use public money … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | New Jersey sets aside $5M for pilot local news program

TRENTON, N.J. | US hospitals grapple with prolonged injected opioid shortage

TRENTON, N.J. — There is another opioid crisis happening in the U.S., and it has nothing to do with the overdose epidemic: Hospitals are frequently running out of widely used injected painkillers. Manufacturing shortages are forcing many doctors and pharmacists to sometimes ration injected opioids, reserving them for the patients suffering most. Other patients get … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | US hospitals grapple with prolonged injected opioid shortage

TRENTON, N.J.  | New Jersey considers honoring chef Bourdain with food trail

TRENTON, N.J.  — New Jersey is considering honoring celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain with a food trail. The famed cook, writer and host of the CNN series “Parts Unknown” killed himself nearly two weeks ago in a luxury hotel in France. The 61-year-old was born in New York, but grew up in the New Jersey suburb … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J.  | New Jersey considers honoring chef Bourdain with food trail

TRENTON, N.J |Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two other suspects, were injured. Of the 17 people treated for gunshot wounds, including a 13-year-old boy, … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J |Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

TRENTON, N.J | Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people were injured. Of 17 people treated for gunshot wounds, four of them, including a 13-year-old boy, remain … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

TRENTON, N.J | The Latest: Festival group where shooting occurred ‘shocked’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting at a New Jersey arts festival (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The organizers behind the all-night New Jersey arts festival disrupted when gunfire broke out said they are deeply saddened but their dedication to building a better Trenton will never fade. Two suspects opened fire around … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | The Latest: Festival group where shooting occurred ‘shocked’

TRENTON, N.J | 1 dead, 20 injured in shooting New Jersey arts festival

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Shooting broke out at an all-night art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, early Sunday, sending people stampeding from the scene and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, a local prosecutor said. Sixteen of the 20 injured were treated for gunshot wounds, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri said Sunday morning. … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | 1 dead, 20 injured in shooting New Jersey arts festival

TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Calling it a dream come true and with plans to lay down New Jersey’s first sports bet Thursday, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Monday allowing the state’s casinos and racetracks to take wagers. “We’re finally making the dream of legalized sports betting a reality for New Jersey,” Murphy said in … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting

TRENTON, N.J.  | On your mark, get set, waiting for the ‘go’ on sports bets

TRENTON, N.J.  — The first full day after New Jersey legislators approved a bill to legalize sports betting began with no one actually offering it yet. But that could change by the end of the day on Friday, depending on whether casinos and racetracks are willing to move on their own and ignore the state’s … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J.  | On your mark, get set, waiting for the ‘go’ on sports bets

TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey Legislature OKs bill to legalize sports betting

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers gave final approved Thursday to a bill to legalize sports betting three weeks after winning the right to do so in a U.S. Supreme Court case. But when the wagering can begin and the money start changing hands is anyone’s bet: The bill is now with Democratic Gov. … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | New Jersey Legislature OKs bill to legalize sports betting

TRENTON, N.J.  | New Jersey expected to OK sports betting law

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s proposed sports betting law is heading down to the wire, with final legislative approval expected on Thursday. But it’s anyone’s bet when Gov. Phil Murphy might sign it and the cash can start changing hands. Despite the desire of Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks to begin taking bets Friday … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J.  | New Jersey expected to OK sports betting law

TRENTON, N.J | Lawmakers facing key decisions on sports betting rules

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Professional sports leagues came out swinging Monday against New Jersey’s sports betting law, largely because it doesn’t compensate them for keeping watch for corruption. But, state lawmakers brushed back those concerns, telling the leagues that such payments aren’t going to happen. New Jersey lawmakers are facing some key decisions Monday as … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J | Lawmakers facing key decisions on sports betting rules

TRENTON, N.J. | Menendez and Hugin set sights on each other in Senate race

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Ads with grainy images and pointed attacks? Check. Millions of dollars in campaign coffers? Another check. This year’s race for a U.S. Senate seat from New Jersey won’t start officially until after Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican primaries. But already incumbent Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez, 64, and Republican challenger Bob Hugin, 63, … Continue reading TRENTON, N.J. | Menendez and Hugin set sights on each other in Senate race