Commish Stole $720K Under Banks' Nose, NJ Fire Dept. Says

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 8:34 PM EST) -- A former New Jersey fire commissioner was hit with an embezzlement suit in state superior court last week that accuses him of stealing $700,000 in taxpayer funds by allegedly using transactions that went undetected due to the negligence of TD Bank NA and Bank of America Corp.

The Commissioners of Fire District No. 3 in the Township of South Brunswick, County of Middlesex, filed suit Nov. 27 against Charles Hoens III, the South Brunswick fire department’s former treasurer. According to the complaint, Hoens used his position...
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