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Neptune Man Arrested for Stealing $90K from Employer

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Neptune Township

Monmouth County officials announced that a Neptune Township man was arrested and charged with taking nearly $90,000 from his employer over a 10-month period. The theft was discovered during an internal audit.

Derrick Forde, 36, of Neptune Township, was arrested and charged with second-degree Theft, following a joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office and Tinton Falls Police Department.

The investigation revealed that Forde stole $89,594.30 from his Tinton Falls employer. If convicted of the second-degree crime, Forde faces up to 10 years in prison.

The investigation uncovered that Forde issued unauthorized credits to his own credit cards between June 2019 and March 2020, totaling $89,594.30.

Despite these charges, every defendant is presumed innocent, unless and until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, following a trial.