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Trump Family Friend From Montclair Arrested On Cyberstalking Charges

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A former Montclair resident who is family friends with Donald Trump's family was arrested and accused of cyberstalking three people and harassing two others. The criminal complaint against Ken Kurson -- who is close friends with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner -- was filed last week in the public corruption unit of the U.S. attorney's Brooklyn office. The alleged harassment was revealed earlier...

VIDEO: Police, Marchers Clash In Englewood, Four Arrested

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Tensions were quickly escalating Saturday when the organizer of a peace march in Englewood and a city police officer went chest-to-chest. Then things got out of hand. The officer was one of several who apparently were trying to end what has become a peaceful weekly march the past several months when he and Ainsworth Minott faced off Saturday night, an Instagram video shows. Almost instantly, the...

Man Stabbed In Head, Neck In Clifton, Arrest Made, Officer Injured

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A Clifton man was stabbed and a police officer injured taking the accused assailant into custody before dawn Saturday, authorities said. The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center after being stabbed in the head and neck in an attack at a private home on East 1st Street around 4 a.m., responders said. The officer also was hospitalized with an apparent shoulder injury, they said...

Ex-SagePoint Financial Broker Troy Baily Sold Future Income Payments Securities to Investors

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FINRA Suspends Nebraska Stockbroker Who Marketed An Alleged $300M Ponzi Scam to Customers  Troy Robert Baily, a former SagePoint Financial broker, has been suspended by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for six months. Baily, who is also a previously registered investment advisor, is based in Nebraska.  The suspension comes in the wake of allegations that Baily took...

To Avoid Jail, Worcester Scammer Makes A Run For US-Canada Border

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A Worcester man who scammed families out of more than $880,000 made a run to the Candian border to avoid his jail sentence but was foiled by the Mounties. Ashokkumar “Andy” Patel, formerly of Worcester and Plainville, was sentenced in September to 40 months in prison for his role in an international scheme that used high-pressure communications claiming to be from the IRS to squeeze people for...

Police Arrest The Same Man Twice Within 5 Hours

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Police arrested the same Milford man twice within 5 hours, and at the same location. Edward White, 37, of Milford, was arrested on Wednesday, Oct. 21, and Thursday, Oct. 22, Milford Police said. White was arrested on Wednesday, around 10:30 p.m. when police responded to a report of a possible domestic violence incident at a Lenox Avenue home. Following an investigation, police allege White...

Pinnacle Investments Broker Paul DiPietro Faces New Securities Fraud Claims

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Florida Pinnacle Investments Broker is Named in Two Pending Customer Disputes  Paul Robert DiPietro, a broker with Pinnacle Investments in Boca Raton, has been named in at least 10 customer complaints over the 12 years. Two of these investor claims are recent and pending.  In South Florida, our Boca Raton securities fraud attorneys at Shepherd Smith Edwards and Kantas (SSEK Law Firm)...

Cell Phone Photo Leads To Arrest Of Norwalk Woman After Hit-Run Darien Crash, Police Say

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Cell phones led to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver in Fairfield County when she dropped her device, struck another vehicle, and sped away, but not before a photo was taken of her license plate, police said. A man was traveling north on Hoyt Street in Darien at 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13 when he slowed down for traffic, at which point he was rear-ended by a red Nissan Rogue being driven by...

Police: Montclair Shooting Suspect Arrested, Victim Critical

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One person was arrested and another in critical condition after a Tuesday afternoon shooting in Montclair, authorities said. The victim was taken to University Hospital in Newark after the 2 p.m. shooting on Greenwood Avenue outside the Union Garden apartments. A man identified by a witness as having fled the scene was in police custody, Chief Todd Conforti said. The shooter and victim apparently...

LAWSUIT: Student Loan Giant Crippled NJ Borrowers, State Authorities Charge

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One of the nation’s largest student loan servicers has screwed young borrowers in New Jersey, state authorities charged Tuesday in a blockbuster lawsuit against Navient. This includes deliberately fooling some of them into paying back more money than was due at the time by lying about the amounts, they said. “Higher education should be a pathway to success, not a road to financial ruin,” Attorney...

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