NJ Court Officer Indicted For Stealing From Judgments

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 6:26 PM EST) -- A Morris County, N.J., court officer has been indicted for stealing about $112,000 from judgments that he was supposed to round up for creditors, local prosecutors said Thursday.

An internal audit by the state's Administrative Office of the Courts allegedly unearthed Scott Forsbrey's conversion of that money over more than two years, according to Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp.

The former court officer was permitted to retain a commission from collecting judgments, which rightfully belonged to creditors who had won in court, but the...
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