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"Scams-R-Us": Two Bergen men busted by federal investigators for payroll fraud conspiracy

FBI charges two Bergen County men with wire fraud conspiracy
payroll fraud conspiracy
NEWARK, NJ - The FBI calls it a tale of payroll fraud, investment fraud, misappropriation and commingling of funds, and outright lies.

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Two men arrested in Paramus on heroin distribution charges

Sokoni S. Smith of Medford, New York & Louis X. Trinidad of New York City
Sokoni Smith & Louis Trinidad
PARAMUS, NJ - Two New York men were arrested in Paramus Thursday night while attempting to sell approximately 600 bags of heroin to an undercover detective for $5,000, authorities say.

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Social networking group to host Professional Networking Gala on June 2

Social Ventures Group
Social Ventures Group
Social Ventures Group is presenting a Professional Networking Gala on Tuesday, June 2, at Villa Amalfi Restaurant in Cliffside Park, New Jersey.

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Dumont Soccer holds in-person registration for fall season

Dumont Soccer League registrations fall 2009 season
Dumont Soccer registrations
The Dumont Soccer League is holding in-person registration on Saturday, May 16 and Saturday, June 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Arson arrest: Wyckoff wife slugs husband, pours gasoline and sets fire to garage, cops say

Stephanie Marrinan of Wyckoff, New Jersey
Stephanie Marrinan of Wyckoff
WYCKOFF, NJ - A domestic violence situation on Tuesday, May 11 lead to assault and arson charges against a Wyckoff, New Jersey woman.

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"Pure Evil": FBI arrests Hillsdale man on child pornography production and distribution charges

child pornography arrest by FBI in Hillsdale, New Jersey
Hillsdale, NJ child porn arrest
HILLSDALE, NJ - FBI Special Agent In Charge Weysan Dun yesterday announced the arrest of Thomas M. Elgert, 66, of Hillsdale, New Jersey, on two counts of attempted sexual exploitation of children (production of child pornography) and four counts of distribution of child pornography.

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Fair Lawn man arrested for alleged sexual assault on 11 year old girl

Joseph Amari of Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Joseph Amari of Fair Lawn, NJ
FAIR LAWN, NJ - A Fair Lawn man was arrested Friday night and charged in connection with a reported sexual assault upon an 11 year old girl.

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Paramus Police arrest four in Route 17 Game Stop armed robbery case

clockwise from top left: Jennifer Cruz of Paterson, Jarita Sanchez of Garfield, Daniel Calderon of Garfield, Merle Jackson of North Plainfield
alleged Game Stop armed robbers
PARAMUS, NJ - Paramus Police arrested four individuals on Friday in connection with the recent armed robbery of a Game Stop on Route 17 in Paramus.

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Englewood Mayor to host "New Residents Day" this Sunday

Englewood Mayor Michael Wildes with Congressman Robert Andrews and a local Englewood resident
Englewood Mayor Michael Wildes
ENGLEWOOD, NJ - Englewood Mayor Michael Wildes will host his annual "New Residents Day", on Sunday, May 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Traditional Edgewater shad bake to mark 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's voyage

historic traditional community shad bake in Edgewater, New Jersey
shad bake in Edgewater, NJ
EDGEWATER, NJ - The "Friends of the Edgewater Free Public Library" is sponsoring a shad bake on Saturday, May 30, from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.

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