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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 6 items )  

American, Jordanian Soldiers Conduct Medevac Training
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Central Command issued the following news release: By Zachary Mott Jordanian and American soldiers partnered together to conduct medical evacuation drills for the first time with a U.S. Army Reserve aviation asset during several days in August. The training allowed soldiers from the Jordan Armed Forces' 7th Mechanized Infantry Battalion, medics and pilots from the U.S. Army Reserve's 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, and medics wit  more

EPA Launches Agriculture Smart Sectors Program in New York State to Achieve Better Environmental Outcomes
CORTLAND, New York, Sept. 6 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced the launch of a Smart Sectors agricultural program in EPA Region 2, a partnership between the Agency and regulated sectors that is focused on achieving better environmental outcomes in partnership with key sectors of the economy in New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as with eight tribal Nation  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Defense Contractor Sentenced to Three Years in Prison For Conspiracy to Defraud DOD
CAMDEN, New Jersey, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The owner of two defense contracting firms was sentenced to 36 months in prison for providing non-conforming parts for military equipment, illegally sharing sensitive technical information and evading income taxes, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Roger Sobrado, 49, of Marlton, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Noel L.  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Italian Shipping Company Sentenced to Pay $4M for Concealment of Pollution From Vessel
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 5 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: * * * - $1 Million Will Go to Projects that Support Cleanup of Marine Pollution, Preservation of Aquatic Life, and Restoration of Shorelines around Newark Bay * * * A shipping company based in Italy was sentenced today to pay $4 million for discharging oily waste and other pollutants into the sea and then lying about it, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito and Deputy  more

PPPL Kicks Off Apprentice Program Giving Technicians the Opportunity to 'Learn While They Earn'
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- The U.S. Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory issued the following news release: One day after Labor Day, four early-career technicians officially began four-year apprenticeships at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) where they will learn cutting-edge skills both on the job at a national laboratory and in the classroom. The apprentices signed on Sept. 3 to become mechanical and electrical technicians in a ceremony at PPPL with top offic  more

Securities and Exchange Commission vs. Jayat P. Kanetkar, Guaranteed Investigations
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- The Securities and Exchange Commission issued the following litigation release: On August 30, 2019, the Securities and Exchange Commission charged a North Brunswick, New Jersey attorney, who is also a former FBI agent, and his company with aiding and abetting fraudulent investment schemes previously charged by the Commission and which caused investor losses of $2.1 million. The SEC's complaint alleges that, from 2013 through 2016, Jayat P. Kanetkar ("Kanetkar") and his c  more