NEWARK – Waya Nwaki admitted his role in an Internet fraud ring that stole more than $1.3 million from bank and payroll processing accounts in New Jersey and elsewhere after “phishing” confidential account information, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Wednesday.
NEWARK – A Canadian man was sentenced to 30 months in prison Wednesday for smuggling more than 800 grams of cocaine into the United States from the Republic of Costa Rica, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey will host its 10th Annual Strengthening Those Who Touch the Lives of Children Conference at the Imperia in Somerset on May 9.
STATE — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone were in Morganville today to announce the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup, which clears the way for the redevelopment of the property.
SOUTH BRUNSWICK – New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner James Simpson today announced the launch of New Jersey’s Adopt-A-Highway program to fight litter and keep New Jersey highways beautiful.
TRENTON — In an effort to protect the privacy of New Jersey citizens who register for governmental programs or to receive governmental newsletters and notifications, Assemblyman Jack M. Ciattarelli plans to introduce legislation that would exclude citizens’ email addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information from disclosure under the state’s Open Public Records Act (OPRA).
FORT LEE—U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), U.S. Rep. Steve Rothman (D-NJ), and members of the New Jersey state legislature today joined together at the George Washington Bridge to urge the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to suspend scheduled toll hikes until an audit is completed and reforms are put in place.
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST– Turning an active runway into a mile-long air stage overnight may seem like a daunting task, but it’s all in a day’s work for members of the 87th Civil Engineer Squadron.
TEWKSBURY – Businessman David Larsen today announced the support of the American Conservative Union (ACU), as he seeks the Republican nomination of U.S. Congress in New Jersey’s Seventh Congressional District.
TRENTON – After learning that $6 million from a job training program for women and minorities will be lapsed into the General Fund in the current budget, a group of female Senators that serve on the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee said that the money would be put to better use by restoring drastic cuts to women’s healthcare programs that the Governor instituted since he took office.