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Lynn Haven woman caught skimming $24,000 from InstaLoan customer accounts

LYNN HAVEN, FL -  A general manager at InstaLoan in Lynn Haven has been caught skimming money from the company by falsifying customer accounts. Lynn...

Missouri Republican Indicted for Stem Cell Fraud Scheme, Illegally Distributing Prescription Drugs

SPRINGFIELD, MO – An elected Missouri state representative has been indicted by a federal grand jury for a fraud scheme in which she made...

Contractors charged for scamming shore homeowners out of millions after Superstorm Sandy

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Two contractors who entered into agreements to repair homes damaged during Superstorm Sandy bilked victims out of more than $2...

Criminal Rehabilitation – Working Towards A Better Life For Inmates And Their Families

TOMS RIVER, NJ - Criminal rehabilitation is gaining popularity among many who are forward-thinking. Such forms of rehabilitation can help to reduce the number...

Medical Supplies Seized from COVID-19 Price Gougers Being Distributed to Hospitals

The U.S. Department of Justice and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced the distribution of hoarded personal protective equipment (PPE),...

Coronavirus Scam: Man Tries to Sell VA 250 Million PPE Masks He Didn’t Have

Christopher Parris, a 39-year-old Atlanta, Georgia resident, was arrested today and charged in federal court in the District of Columbia with fraud for attempting...

FBI Says COVID-19 Fraudsters Looking to Steal Your Money

Fraudsters are taking advantage of the uncertainty and fear surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic to steal your money, access your personal and financial information, and...

Fifteen NJ State Police matters pending before OAL.

On February 18, 2016, I wrote about contested disciplinary charges against State Troopers Kenneth Franco and Georgina Sirakides that I had obtained by making...

OPRA's "immediate access" provision tested in GRC filing.

The New Jersey Government Records Council has been asked to enforce a former Clifton City councilwoman's right to "immediate access" to a contract between...

Court rules on Meetings Act's "anticipated litigation" exception.

In a January 28, 2016 decision, Monmouth County Superior Court Judge Paul X. Escandon ruled in Kash v. Borough of Freehold, et al, Docket...

Appeal seeks reversal of judge's ruling that OPRA requestors don't have to reside in New Jersey.

As I reported on January 22, 2016, Burlington County Assignment Judge Ronald E. Bookbinder ruled last year that records requestor Harry Scheeler does not...

Unpublished trial court OPRA opinion.

Unpublished opinions" are not published in the law books and are not ordinarily written about in legal periodicals. Unless somebody puts them on-line and...

Unpublished trial court OPRA opinion.

Unpublished opinions" are not published in the law books and are not ordinarily written about in legal periodicals. Unless somebody puts them on-line and...

Do internal affairs records become public when they are admitted into evidence a public hearing?

Update: I just received word that the County has recognized the weakness of its case and has agreed to disclose the records.On Monday, February 22,...

Upcoming public discussion: Should video from police cameras be off-limits?

Senator Paul A. SarloOn Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Bergen County NAACP will host a public forum to discuss proposed legislation that seeks to...

Ocean City Business Administrator violated e-mail policy.

Like many municipalities, Ocean City (Cape May County) has a written policy governing employees' use of e-mail.  The third page of Ocean City's policy...

OPRA lawsuit seeks "informal" correspondence that revealed Bayonne lawsuits' settlement amounts.

On Friday, March 4, 2016 at 9 a.m. Hudson County Superior Court Judge Joseph A. Turula will hear my Open Public Records Act (OPRA)...

Burlington Judge: OPRA is not restricted to state residents.

In an October 2, 2015 decision, Burlington County Assignment Judge Ronald E. Bookbinder ruled that a requestor does not have to reside in New...

OPRA's applicability to volunteer fire companies.

I am aware of three cases that shed light on whether volunteer fire companies are subject to the New Jersey Open Public Records Act.Mat...

Hainesport ordered to pay attorney fees in common law right of access case.

On September 23, 2014, Burlington County Assignment Judge Ronald E. Bookbinder ordered Hainesport Township to disclose which Township officials and employees were receiving taxpayer...

State agrees to adopt Libertarian Party's transparency initiative.

On August 1, 2014, the New Jersey Libertarian Party (NJLP) formally petitioned the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a rule requiring...

Is a volunteer fire company under contract with a fire district an OPRA "public agency"?

On April 29, 2014, the Government Records Council (the agency that enforces the Open Public Records Act (OPRA)) ruled in Robert A. Verry v....

NJ Legislative committee mulls program to shine light on some police internal affairs matters.

On Thursday, January 15, 2015, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee will discuss Senate Bill No. 1236 which seeks to establish a two-year...

Union County ordered to pay activist's attorney fees.

On January 6, 2015, United States Magistrate Judge Michael A. Hammer recommended that Union County pay over $40,000 in attorney fees and costs to...

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