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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday October 27, 2019 ( 9 items )  

108th Civil Engineer Squadron Building Dedicated to Capt. Robert Mendez
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, New Jersey, Oct. 24 -- The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center issued the following news: On Oct. 19, 2019, the 108th Civil Engineer Squadron's building on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., was dedicated to Capt. Robert M. Mendez who passed away from kidney cancer on Jan. 16, 2017. "We, as the military, don't put people's names on buildings that often," said Lt. Col. Eric Balint, 108th Mission Support Group, deputy commander. "It is a lengthy process. I  more

EPA Invites New Jersey to Apply for Water Infrastructure Loans to Improve Water Quality
NEW YORK, Oct. 22 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: * * * - New Jersey Infrastructure Bank Pool selected to apply for $149 million in funding for statewide water system projects * * * The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is inviting a total of 38 projects in 18 states to apply for Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loans. Together, the selected borrowers will apply for WIFIA loans totaling approximately $6 billion to help  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Former Director of Corporate Law at Global Technology Company Indicted for Insider Trading
NEWARK, New Jersey, Oct. 24 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The former corporate secretary and director of corporate law at a global technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California, was indicted today for orchestrating a five-year insider trading scheme, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Gene Levoff, 45, of San Carlos, California, was indicted on six counts of securities fraud and six counts of wire fraud  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Owner Of Hudson County, New Jersey, Scrap Metal Company Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison
NEWARK, New Jersey, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The minority owner of Cinelli Iron & Metal Co. (CIMCO) was sentenced today to 33 months in prison for operating a 17-year conspiracy that defrauded customers out of millions of dollars, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Craig Cinelli, 49, of Allendale, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to Count One of an ind  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Tax Preparer Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Tax Fraud Scheme, Witness Tampering
NEWARK, New Jersey, Oct. 25 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: A Plainfield, New Jersey, tax preparer was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the IRS, falsifying his tax returns, and witness tampering, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Samuel Davis Jr., 54, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Susan D. Wigenton to a three-count information charging him with conspiring  more

NRC Receives Event Notification Involving Oyster Creek Power Reactor in New Jersey
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 54347) involving the Oyster Creek power reactor in New Jersey: OFFSITE NOTIFICATION "Holtec Decommissioning International has notified the State of New Jersey that during the conduct of Industrial Site Remediation Act (ISRA) non-radiological site investigation field sampling and analysis activities at the Oyster Creek site, soil and groundwater exceedances to New Jersey Default Impact to Groun  more

Today in MI History: Pfc. Parker Dunn Killed in Action
FORT HUACHUCA, Arizona, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Army issued the following news: As Parker F. Dunn boarded the train for Camp Dix, New Jersey, he remarked, "I want to do something big for my country." He felt the call to serve when the United States entered into World War I in April 1917. Rejected from enlistment three times due to his eyesight, he refused to give up and finally entered the Army in April 1918 as an infantryman. Dunn deployed to France as part of a newly formed Intelligence Section   more

U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Jersey Manufacturer for Repeat Violations of Workplace Safety and Health Laws
PENNSAUKEN, New Jersey, Oct. 21 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has again cited Aruvil International Inc. for multiple workplace violations - including four willful safety citations - at the company's Pennsauken, New Jersey, facility. The commercial and residential fencing company faces $370,298 in penalties. OSHA initiated an in  more

USDA Issues Safety-Net and Conservation Payments to New Jersey Farmers
HAMILTON SQUARE, New Jersey, Oct. 23 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency - New Jersey Field Office issued the following news release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in New Jersey is processing $1,247,730 in Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) payments for the 2018 crop year. Additionally, New Jersey FSA will distribute $171,786 in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) rental payments to landowners to support voluntar  more