Unsworn Falsification to Authorities, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-3

Unsworn Falsification to Authorities, N.J.S.A. 2c:28-3, deceit, graft, hoax, misrepresentation, scam, artifice, cheat, chicanery, con, craft, double-dealing, dupery, duplicity, fake, flimflam, fraud, fraudulence, guile, hocus-pocus, hustle, imposture, racket, shakedown, sham, skunk, smoke, spuriousness, sting, swindle, treachery, bamboozle, duping, hoodwink, swindle, New Jersey, Atlantic County, Bergen County, Burlington County, Camden County, Cape May County, Cumberland County, Essex County, Gloucester County, Hudson County, Hunterdon County, Mercer County, Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Morris County, Ocean County, Passaic County, Salem County, Somerset County, Sussex County, Union County, Warren County, criminal defense, traffic ticket, juvenile, attorney, lawyerThe New Jersey Attorney General recently announced the conviction of a cop and his wife based on fraudulent fund applications. Accordingly, an Ocean County jury convicted the pair for stealing about $187,000 by filing false Superstorm Sandy relief fund applications. Indeed, the state’s case included testimony and evidence that the pair filed fraudulent applications for: FEMA assistance, a low-interest SBA disaster-relief loan, and state grants under the Homeowner Resettlement Program (RSP), the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation Program (RREM), and the Sandy Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program (SHRAP) funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services. Previously employed by the Hoboken Police Department, the cop was convicted along with his wife on charges of second-degree conspiracy, second-degree theft by deception, and six counts of fourth-degree unsworn falsification to authorities. Read More