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Swindler's Associates Indicted in Investor Fraud
NEWARK - Two North Jersey associates of an admitted swindler were charged Tuesday with diverting about $76 million of investor money to their own pockets. The federal indictment, handed up in Newark against Keith Moody and Anthony Bianco, is the latest chapter in the saga involving Wellesley Services LLC and its controlling force, Thomas J. Giacomaro, the convicted swindler.
Two Plead Guilty in $73m Fraud ; Worked for Saddle River Con Man's Firm
Two former executives of a company once controlled by a convicted Saddle River con man confessed Monday to their roles in a $73 million investment scam that defrauded 200 investors. Keith Moody, 52, of Allendale and Anthony Bianco, 54, of West Paterson pleaded guilty in Newark to federal charges of conspiring to commit mail fraud and to evading payment of federal income taxes.
... LLC, and Bianco, its chief financial officer, admitted Monday that they conspired with Thomas Giacomaro and others to defraud investors between 1996 and September 2001. Although they held ...
Ex-Cfo Gets 30 Months in $69m Swindle
A former executive of a company once controlled by a convicted Saddle River con man has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison and ordered to help pay restitution of more than $69 million to swindled investors. S. District Judge Dickinson R. Debevoise in Newark imposed the sentence Wednesday on Anthony Bianco, 55, of West Paterson and directed him to surrender to prison authorities in...
...-defunct Montvale firm, both admitted that the actual owner who controlled the business was Thomas Giacomaro, a convicted felon. They admitted concealing Giacomaro's role so investors wouldn't ...
Accomplices in Fraud Scheme Spared Jail Time ; Helped to Unravel $76m Hoax
NEWARK Two accountants and a personal aide to a convicted Saddle River con man were spared prison sentences Monday by a judge, who credited their cooperation in helping investigators unravel a $76 million investment fraud. S. District Judge Dickinson R. Debevoise sentenced the two accountants, Richard Antoniotti, 54, of Hasbrouck Heights, and Peter Dobbins, 50, of Bardonia, N.Y., to five years'
... and Dobbins helped conceal the funneling of millions of dollars in investor money to Thomas Giacomaro and others by falsely recording the transfers as legitimate business expenses, ...
DOLORES R. "LADY" BOGERT, 77, of Toms River, formerly of Maywood, died Sunday. Arrangements: Trinka-Faustini Funeral Home, Maywood. ARTHUR M. BRANDT, 74, of Secaucus died Saturday. Arrangements: Mack Memorial Home, Secaucus.
...He was a published poet and a member of Bergen Poets. Arrangements: G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Home, Hackensack. VYLENE CHAVIRS, 72, of San Jose, Calif., formerly of Passaic, ...Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Paterson. YOLANDA FOGLIA GIACOMARO, 82, of North Haledon, formerly of Paterson, died Sunday. She was a parishioner of St. Paul R.C. ...
Ratting Out the Bad Guys ; Fort Dix Case Shows Role, Risk of Informants
The government's case against six men accused of plotting to murder soldiers at Fort Dix shows the complex some would say shady arrangements authorities make with informants, whose participation can make or break even the simplest investigation. Yet some say it's a length to which law enforcement sometimes must go.
...One of the most egregious recent examples involved Thomas Giacomaro, who was working for the FBI when he bilked $80 million from 200 investors including ...
Lawyer Admits He Didn't Pay $200,000 in Taxes ; Attorney Worked for Companies Involved in Investor Fraud
NEWARK - A lawyer who worked for a group of Montvale companies involved in a massive investor fraud pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to evading nearly $200,000 in income taxes. Joseph Foglia, 64, of Manhattan, also admitted that he created a false general ledger that his accountant used during a 2002 civil audit to trick the Internal Revenue Service into settling for substantially less...
...Six executives and employees, including convicted Saddle River con man Thomas Giacomaro, have pleaded guilty to federal charges arising from the scam. Foglia falsely claimed ...