Ex-Jersey Shore Construction Company Owner From Long Island Admits Ducking $500G In Taxes Ex-Jersey Shore Construction Company Owner From Long Island Admits Ducking $500G In Taxes
Ex-Jersey Shore Construction Company Owner From Long Island Admits Ducking $500G In Taxes A Long Island man admitted defrauding the government out of more than $500,000 in taxes by using check-cashing businesses to launder income from his former Jersey Shore construction company. The unidentified company that Khuram Raja, 37, owned and operated while living in Manalapan received unreported cash and proceeds from patronizing local check-cashing facilities, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. Raja, currently of Locust Valley, NY, also deducted personal expenses from the company’s returns without reporting it, Sellinger said. Raja failed to file business tax ret…
Bergen County Man's Assault On Palestinian-American Wasn't Bias Crime: Cops Bergen County Man's Assault On Palestinian-American Wasn't Bias Crime: Cops
Bergen County Man's Assault On Palestinian-American Wasn't Bias Crime: Cops A 31-year-old Bergen County man was arrested for assaulting a Palestinian American who said he was called a terrorist in Jersey City on Monday, Nov. 27, authorities said. At 1:30 a.m., Mo Hamzeh said on his Instagram that he was waiting on an Uber outside Grove Station when a man asked him where he was from. Hamzeh said Baltimore, and then when the man persisted, Hamzeh said he told him he was Palestinian. The man and several of his friends began following Hamzeh, yelling racial slurs before sucker punching him in the face, he said. Hamzeh said he fell and his twisted his knee, bumping the…
NJ Driver Killed In Head-On Crash Leaves Behind Wife, Kids NJ Driver Killed In Head-On Crash Leaves Behind Wife, Kids
NJ Driver Killed In Head-On Crash Leaves Behind Wife, Kids Support is on the rise for the family of a New Jersey dad who was killed in a head-on crash earlier this week. Christopher Jones, 56, of Hampton, was driving a Subaru north on Route 31 when he entered the left lane going against the flow of traffic and collided with a southbound Mack truck head-on, suffering fatal injuries around 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 27, Daily Voice reported. Christopher is remembered as a “kind soul” and adored his wife Monica, and their children, Ed, Manny, and Francesco, a GoFundMe launched for the family’s support says. “We lost a key piece of our family when Chri…
Security At Westmount Country Club Nabs Juvenile Worker With Loaded Gun Security At Westmount Country Club Nabs Juvenile Worker With Loaded Gun
Security At Westmount Country Club Nabs Juvenile Worker With Loaded Gun A 17-year-old employee at the Westmount Country Club got caught bringing a loaded gun to work, authorities said. Security at the banquet hall off Rifle Camp Road seized the boy, the handgun and a magazine loaded with hollow-point bullets, Woodland Park Police Capt. Michael Brady said. They turned all over to responding officers, he said. Woodland Park police signed a delinquency complaint charging the teen with weapons-related offenses, the captain said. They then sent him to the Essex Juvenile Detention Center in Newark pending a closed-door hearing, because of his age, in the Famil…
WINNERS! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich WINNERS! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich
Winners! North Jersey Lotto Players Strike It Rich It was a lucky Tuesday, Nov. 28 for two Mega Millions players in North Jersey. Two tickets, one sold in Union County and another sold in Bergen County, matched four of the five winning numbers plus the gold Mega Ball, winning $10,000. The ticket sold in Bergen County was bought with a Megaplier, increasing the prize to $30,000. Only 12 lottery players in the country took home $10,000. The tickets were sold at A & S Discount Liquors in Linden and Rocklin's in Teaneck. The winning numbers were 27, 37, 42, 59, 61 and the gold Mega Ball was 11.
Murder-Suicide: NJ Mom Of 4 ID'd After BF Shot Her In Gated Pocono Community Murder-Suicide: NJ Mom Of 4 ID'd After BF Shot Her In Gated Pocono Community
Murder-Suicide: NJ Mom Of 4 ID'd After BF Shot Her In Gated Pocono Community A domestic incident turned into an apparent murder-suicide in a gated community near the resorts in the Poconos on Tuesday night, authorities announced.  Leilani Ramos, a 37-year-old mom of four from Newark, NJ, died from a homicide caused by multiple gunshot wounds at 8:33 p.m. on Nov. 28, Lehigh County Coroner Daniel A. Buglio, detailed in a release the following morning. Pocono Township police were called by Leilani to a "domestic-related shooting" in the private gated community on Ski Side Drive, near Camelback Road in Tannersville around 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 28, as sta…
CHILD SEX STING: German 'Perv To Some Extent' Admits Flying Into NJ To Abuse Children CHILD SEX STING: German 'Perv To Some Extent' Admits Flying Into NJ To Abuse Children
Child SEX Sting: German 'Perv To Some Extent' Admits Flying Into NJ To Abuse Children UPDATE: A German man admitted in federal court in Newark that he flew to New Jersey for what he thought would be sex with children as young as 10 years old. Christian Stefan Walther, 39, of Erfurt, communicated with what turned out to be two undercover New Jersey State Police detectives via email, phone, and an encrypted messaging app, authorities said. The officers had posed as members of a group of predators who had access to young children, U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Philip R. Sellinger said. Walther, who called himself a "perv to some extent," expressed a "desire to engage in sexual …
Thieves Snatch More Than $7,000 In Nike Gear, Speed Off From Route 46 Mall Thieves Snatch More Than $7,000 In Nike Gear, Speed Off From Route 46 Mall
Thieves Snatch More Than $7,000 In Nike Gear, Speed Off From Route 46 Mall SEE ANYTHING? Three thieves snatched more than $7,000 in Nike pants, hoodies and jackets from a Snipes store in Teterboro and sped off in a dark-colored sedan, authorities said. One of them was wearing a mask when the trio entered the sneaker and clothing store at the Teterboro Landing mall off eastbound Route 46 shortly after 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, Moonachie Police Lt. Jeff Napolitano said. They snatched clothing from shelves and fled in under two minutes, the lieutenant said. "There were no threats of violence or weapons involved," Napolitano said. "It happened so fast that the employee…
Responders Search For Man Struck, Killed By Bergen Line Train Responders Search For Man Struck, Killed By Bergen Line Train
Responders Search For Man Struck, Killed By Bergen Line Train It took a number of emergency responders more than a half hour to find the body of a man who was struck and killed by an NJ TRANSIT train Tuesday night in Bergen County. Police and firefighters from Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn and Saddle Brook intensely scoured a swath of territory through their towns after the victim was struck by an out-of-service train headed east on the Bergen County Line shortly before 7:30 p.m. Nov. 28. They found the body near the corner of East 55th Street and 17th Avenue just past the Broadway station in Fair Lawn shortly after 8 p.m., they said. He was essentially un…
Tommy DeVito Brings Crowds To Wayne's Primo Hoagies Tommy DeVito Brings Crowds To Wayne's Primo Hoagies
Tommy DeVito Brings Crowds To Wayne's Primo Hoagies Cold temps and gusty winds didn't stop fans from waiting to meet Tommy DeVito. The NY Giants rookie QB stopped by Wayne's Primo Hoagies on Tuesday, Nov. 28 to sign autographs. A massive cement truck decked out in Christmas lights briefly stole the show. Videos uploaded to Instagram show dozens of people waiting outside to meet the Cedar Grove native and Big Blue starter, who graduated from Don Bosco. In honor of DeVito's love for his mother's chicken cutlets, Primo Hoagies offered 15 percent off on all primo size chicken cutlet hoagie on Tuesday. Have photos with TD? Email clevine@dailyv…
Wire Theft Arrest Made After Former Longtime Paramus Boro Employee Is Caught On Camera: Police Wire Theft Arrest Made After Former Longtime Paramus Boro Employee Is Caught On Camera: Police
Wire Theft Arrest Made After Former Longtime Paramus Boro Employee Is Caught On Camera: Police GOTCHA! A former Paramus animal control officer was charged with stealing thousands of dollars worth of wire after the property owner installed a security camera, authorities said. The northbound Route 17 site had copper wire stolen twice when the new layer of security was added, Paramus Police Robert Guidetti said. Following a third break-in on Monday, Nov. 27, Detective Nicholas Luciano responded and reviewed the video. It showed a man smashing the padlock off a storage room door and removing $2,000 worth of metal-clad wire and $500 worth of Thermoplastic high-heat resistant nylon-c…
Dad With Bergen County Ties Killed In Triple Murder Dad With Bergen County Ties Killed In Triple Murder
Dad With Bergen County Ties Killed In Triple Murder A Middlesex County family torn apart by tragedy is remembering those they lost. Dilipkumar and Bindu Brahmbhatt were shot and killed by their 23-year-old grandson, Om Brahmbhatt, who also killed his 38-year-old uncle, Yashkumar Brahmbhatt, Monday, Nov. 27 in South Plainfield, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone said. The three Brahmbhatts were found dead with gunshot wounds at the Traditions condo complex on Coppola Drive around 9 a.m. 🙏🏽😭It is with an inconsolable deep heavy heart that I share this devastating and shocking tragic news of the passing of…