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Vulgar, Racist and Anti-Semitic Graffiti Spray-Painted onto Scotch Plains Fanwood High School

October 7, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Members of the local community are expressing their outrage over racist, anti-Semitic and vulgar graffiti that was spray-painted on the outside of Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School sometime before the weekend began. 

Pictures of the offensive messages spread rapidly over social media, and members of the Jewish community were quick to condemn the ...

Union Man Pleads Guilty to Fraud

NEWARK, N.J. – A Union man today admitted to accessing his former employer’s computer network and deleting files, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

David Campos, 60, a former information technology employee, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty in Newark federal court to an information charging him with fraud and related activity in connection with ...

Union Township-Based Tax Preparer Charged with Stealing from Three Victim Clients

UNION, NJ – An investigation that originated in the Union Police Department last year has resulted in charges against a Maryland man for stealing more than $17,000 from three different clients over the course of less than a year.

Acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan and Union Police Director Daniel Zieser jointly announced Thursday that Joseph K. Batts, 49, of Elkridge, ...

Ex Rutgers Football Player Devera Released Without Bail on Fraud Charges

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail.

Brendan Devera, 18, stood before the camera in the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center wearing jail-issued ...


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