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15 Charged In Unemployment Check Scam
A Livingston accountant has been indicted today and is charged with orchestrating a scheme in which he and 14 co-defendants allegedly defrauded the state of nearly $700,000 by filing false claims for unemployment benefits. Todd Halpern allegedly filed claims using identities stolen from clients, and…
NJ Busts International Multi-Million Dollar Cybercrime Scheme
Eight alleged members of an international cybercrime, money laundering and identity theft conspiracy are federally charged in New Jersey with a scheme to use information hacked from customer accounts held at more than a dozen banks, brokerage firms, payroll processing companies and government agenci…
NJ Home Improvement Swindler Gets Busted
A New Jersey businessman who sells, installs and repairs blinds and draperies will have to pay more than $350,000 in consumer restitution and civil penalties after a Judge ruled he violated the State’s Consumer Fraud Act, and Home Improvement Contractor’s Registration…
NJ Scam Alert: Beware of a Company Called Profitable Sunrise
Today, New Jersey’s top law enforcement official and the Division of Consumer Affairs’ Bureau of Securities issued an alert to all New Jersey investors regarding a foreign-based company known as ‘Profitable Sunrise,’ which has allegedly attempted to sell unregistered investment contracts through mul…
Beware of Quickie Tax Refund Scams
By now, most people have heard of so-called ‘quickie tax refund loans.’ New Jersey’s top law enforcement official is warning Garden State residents to be smart when filing your tax returns. These ultra-fast refund shops could actually cut deeply into federal ref…

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