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Man Charged with Theft from Union City Homeowners Association

Hudson County

By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Hudson County announced that on Monday, June 17, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Investigations Unit arrested a 39-year-old man after receiving a report of theft from a Union City homeowners association.


Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said Eric Li, of Jersey City, is charged with one count of Theft by Unlawful Taking, a crime of the second degree.

Officials stated he was arrested at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Secaucus and released pending his first court appearance, which is tentatively scheduled for Monday, July 15, 2024.

The investigation found Li misused funds from a Union City homeowners association for personal gain while he served as the board’s president, officials said.


Authorities say the theft occurred between 2017 and 2023 and exceeds $150,000.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the Special Investigation Unit with the investigation and arrest, with assistance from the Union City Police Department, officials say.