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Mount Laurel, New Jersey: local woman falls victim to phone, lottery scam

According to a township resident was scammed out of $180 by an unknown caller who told her she had won half a million dollars in a lottery, police said Friday. Read Article

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New Jersey: Passaic Police seize counterfeit designer clothing, arrest three business owners

According to three city business owners were arrested Tuesday for allegedly selling fake designer goods. Detectives from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department found the goods, which were being passed off as brands such as Louis Vuitton, Coach and Chanel, at shops on Lexington Avenue and Main Avenue. Read Article

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey: man sentenced to prison in Target stores bar-code scam

As reported by with a bullseye on his back for operating a “sophisticated” theft ring that defrauded Target stores in 11 counties, including Delaware, Montgomery, Chester and Berks, a New Jersey man is headed to state prison. Read Article

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New Jersey: man gets 7 years for selling counterfeit green card IDs

According to, an Ocean Township man was sentenced to seven years in state prison after admitting he made and sold fake government IDs, Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said. Read Article

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New Jersey: two men arrested for possessing and distributing 9000 counterfeit Viagra pills

According to federal and Hudson County officials are accusing two New Jersey men of possessing and distributing counterfeit Viagra pills. Yousef M. Awawda, 34, of Union City, and Abdul J. Kazan, 27, of Haledon, had 9,602 counterfeit Viagra pills in their possession when they were arrested in North Bergen Wednesday, officials said. Read Article

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Horshoe Scam leader sentenced

A New Jersey man who took in $US1.7 million from investors for a therapeutic horseshoe venture has been jailed for nine years for fraud. Samuel Serritella told some investors in his vision that a Dubai prince was among his clients and that the shoes, which would include a cushioning layer of rubber, would be used [...]

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