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Former Railway Exec Indicted For Allegedly Defrauding State Of Over $800,000 In Grant Funds

TRENTON – The former chief operating officer of a Morristown-based freight railway company and a former project manager for the company were indicted on charges that they allegedly defrauded the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) of more than $800,000 by submitting false claims for grant funds in connection with railway improvement projects, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.

New Jersey Apps Challenge Aims To Encourage Innovation

HOBOKEN – At Stevens Institute of Technology today, U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced the “New Jersey Apps Challenge,” a mobile apps competition among three New Jersey universities, and unveiled the “America Innovates Act,” designed to spur the growth of high tech jobs.

Insurance Broker Admits Stealing Nearly $2.6 Million From Perth Amboy School Board

Francis X. Gartland (Photo courtesy of NJ Attorney General's Office)

TRENTON – A Maryland insurance broker pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that he stole nearly $2.6 million from the Perth Amboy Board of Education by submitting fraudulent bills, and also stole $216,495 from the City of Perth Amboy by collecting payments for a non-existent “wellness program” for city employees, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.