NEWARK – The chief financial officer of New Jersey vending company Culinary Ventures Vending was arrested this morning in Union by special agents of the FBI and IRS – Criminal Investigation on charges he defrauded Pepsi Bottling Group of approximately $2.9 million, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
CAMDEN – Federal agents arrested a New Jersey state probation officer at his home today on charges of evading federal income taxes from 2005 through 2008 by falsely claiming that he was exempt from income tax withholding, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
HACKENSACK – With the Super Bowl drawing near, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa, flanked by a trauma doctor and officials from law enforcement and highway traffic safety, reminded the public to stay safe and sober behind the wheel on what has historically been one of the most dangerous weekends of the year.
TRENTON – State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff, Human Services Commissioner Jennifer Velez and Agriculture Secretary Douglas Fisher want income-tax payers to know that filing early speeds refunds and can help New Jersey’s most-vulnerable residents access important benefits.
STATE — Several years ago, Howard Ruben and a team of other biologists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, were performing environmental work along a New Jersey beach that had been newly restored by the Army Corps.
TRENTON – Overall student performance held steady or showed a slight improvement, according to results from the New Jersey Assessment of Skills and Knowledge (NJ ASK) and the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) for the 2010-11 school year released today by the Department of Education.
TRENTON – Lydell B. Sherrer, a former deputy commissioner of the N.J. Department of Corrections (“NJDOC”), admitted Tuesday to attempting to obtain $10,000 from an employee in exchange for securing that person’s continued employment with the department or its private contractor, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEWARK – Following the Federal Reserve’s announcement that interest rates are expected to remain low until at least late 2014, the New Jersey Bureau of Securities today cautioned investors to beware of risky or outright fraudulent investments promising higher yield or returns.
TRENTON – Legislation to prevent New Jerseyans from being forced to pay multiple transaction fees to withdraw money from an ATM has been released by an Assembly committee.
TRENTON – Legislation to establish a loan redemption program under which teachers could have a portion of their undergraduate loans forgiven by the state in exchange for work at a school in New Jersey was approved last week by the Senate Education Committee.