State News

Authorities Bust Alleged $200 Million Credit Card Fraud Operation

NEWARK – Federal agents in four states arrested 13 people today for allegedly creating thousands of phony identities to steal at least $200 million in one of the largest credit card fraud schemes ever charged by the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. A total of 18 people have been charged in connection with the alleged scheme, including four Iselin residents and two other suspects from New Jersey.

Alleged Trenton Gang Member Pleads Guilty To Racketeering

TRENTON – A Trenton man pleaded guilty today to racketeering for unlawfully using and transferring guns, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced. The defendant was one of 14 alleged gang members charged in connection with shootings that occurred in 2005 when violence erupted between members the Gangster Killer Bloods set of the Bloods street gang and rival gangs, including rival Bloods sets and the Crips.