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.


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