State News

Sewaren Man Charged In $7 Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

NEWARK—A former mortgage broker and his purported co-conspirator in a mortgage fraud scheme were arrested Oct. 21 on a criminal complaint which alleges they conspired to defraud various mortgage lenders of more than $7 million by conducting at least 50 fraudulent real estate transactions involving residential properties in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Over 1000 Users Register For Talking Book & Braille Center’s BARD Service In 6 Months

TRENTON — The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center’s (TBBC) Braille and Audio Reading Download service (BARD) for the blind and physically handicapped registered over 1,000 users just six months after assuming the administration of the program in NJ from the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress.