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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday September 29, 2019 ( 11 items )  

Ammunition Instructor Wins 94th Training Division's Best Warrior Competition
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, New Jersey, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command issued the following news: Waking up at a quarter to midnight to put together an M-16 rifle and an M-9 pistol was not a dream for Sgt. Antonio Delgado, 5/80th Ordnance Battalion, 2nd Brigade (Ordnance), 94th Training Division - Force Sustainment, but the end to day three of the 94th TD Best Warrior Competition held here on Aug. 14-18, 2019. "We're all Soldiers first," Delgado said. "A lot of this stuff is b  more

Federal Home Loan Bank of New York Awards $45.8 Million for 45 Affordable Housing Initiatives
NEW YORK, Sept. 25 -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, a district bank in the Federal Home Loan Bank System, issued the following news release: Jose R. Gonzalez, president and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, announced that the FHLBNY has awarded $45.8 million in subsidies to fund 45 affordable housing initiatives throughout New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland and Pennsylvania. These awards are funded through the FHLBNY's Affordable Housing Program (AHP),   more

HUD Awards Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grants
WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 -- The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development issued the following news release: * * * - Communities in Alabama, Nebraska, Georgia and New Jersey awarded planning grants * * * Expanding on its commitment to help local communities redevelop severely distressed HUD assisted housing and revitalize neighborhoods, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded more than $5 million to four communities. Funded through HUD's Choice Neighborho  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Additional New Jersey Case Announced As Part of Federal Health Care Fraud Takedown in Northeastern U.S.
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 26 -- The office of the U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey issued the following news release: The Justice Department today announced a coordinated health care fraud enforcement action across seven federal districts in the Northeastern United States, involving more than $800 million in losses and the distribution of over 3.25 million pills of opioids in "pill mill" clinics and doctors' offices. The takedown includes new charges and convictions by guilty plea a  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Federal Health Care Fraud Takedown in Northeastern U.S. Results in 54 Defendants Charged and Convicted
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The Justice Department today announced a coordinated health care fraud enforcement action across seven federal districts in the Northeastern United States, involving more than $800 million in losses and the distribution of over 3.25 million pills of opioids in "pill mill" clinics and doctors' offices. The takedown includes new charges and convictions by guilty pl  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Former Carpenters' Benefit Plan Administrator Indicted on Fraud Charges
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 27 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The former administrative manager of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (Carpenters Union) New Jersey/New York benefit funds was indicted today by a federal grand jury for defrauding the funds of more than $1.5 million, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. George R. Laufenberg, 69, of Harvey Cedars, New Jersey, is charged in a five-count indictment with em  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Member of Bank Fraud Conspiracy Admits Role in Multimillion-Dollar Loan Scheme
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 24 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: A New York man today admitted participating in a scheme that involved the creation of false documentation to secure over $4 million in bank loans, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Raymundo Torres, 35, of New York City, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an information charging him with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud.  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Prime Contractor Employee at Military Bases Sentenced to 28 Months Prison for $1.4M Fraud, Taking Kickbacks
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 26 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: A Pennsylvania man employed as a regional manager for a contractor involved with construction projects at Picatinny Arsenal (PICA) and at Joint Base McGuire-Dix- Lakehurst (Ft. Dix) was sentenced today to 28 months in prison for his role in a fraud scheme that caused losses of $1.4 million, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. James Conway, 48, previously pl  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Second Employee in Cash Flow Partners Bank Fraud Conspiracy Charged in Multimillion-Dollar Loan Scheme
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 27 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: A Bergen County, New Jersey, woman has been charged for her role in a conspiracy that involved the creation of false documentation to secure over $4 million dollars in bank loans, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jennie Frias, a/k/a "Jennie Castillo," 36, of Englewood, New Jersey, was charged by complaint with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud  more

N.Y. U.S. Attorney: Essex County Man Admits Role in $3.49 Million Food Stamps Scheme
NEWARK, New Jersey, Sept. 23 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: An Essex County, New Jersey, man today admitted his role in exchanging $3.49 million in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for cash, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Juan Perdomo, 60, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas in Newark federal court to an information charging him with one count of SNAP fraud  more

NASA Awards Two Contracts for Supply of Gaseous, Liquid Helium
WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 -- NASA issued the following news release: NASA has awarded contracts to Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. of Allentown, Pennsylvania, and Messer LLC of Bridgewater, New Jersey, to supply gaseous and liquid helium. Each contract is a fixed-price, indefinite-delivery requirement contract that begins Oct. 1 with a two-year base period, followed by three one-year options that, if exercised, extend the contract to Sept. 30, 2024. The total value of the contract with Air Product  more