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Professional Boards Revoke Licenses of Engineering Executive from New Brunswick Involved in Criminal Pay-to-Play Scheme

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that two professional boards have revoked the licenses of a former executive of the Birdsall Services Group (“Birdsall”) engineering firm after he was convicted for his role in a criminal scheme to funnel more than $1 million in corporate political contributions through the company’s employees in an effort to evade New Jersey’s campaign finance laws.

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Former Jersey City Board of Education President, Acting Executive Director of Jersey City Employment Program Indicted on Fraud Charges

The former president of the Jersey City Board of Education (JCBOED) and former Acting Executive Director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program (JCETP) and an Ocean County, New Jersey, attorney were indicted today for embezzlement, money laundering, and fraud in connection with multiple criminal schemes, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

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AG Office, NJ Bureau of Securities Sue Hillside Financial Consultant for Allegedly Defrauding Investors

Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that the Bureau has filed a seven-count suit against a Union County financial consultant and his company, alleging he defrauded at least 57 investors out of nearly $2.2 million through the fraudulent sale of unregistered securities and then used much of the money for his own personal benefit, including payments for his Maserati.

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Owners of East Orange School Bus Company Charged With Contract Fraud for Covering Up Unqualified Drivers, Unsafe Buses to Transport Children

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced criminal charges against the owners of an Essex County-based school bus company for allegedly providing false information to school districts to cover up the fact that the company hired unqualified drivers, failed to conduct mandatory drug testing and criminal background checks for drivers and aides, and operated unsafe buses, all in violation of contract terms and state requirements.

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