3-Year-old Killed In Lakewood Accident

A three-year-old boy was killed in Lakewood, New Jersey Thursday afternoon when he was hit by a car News 12 New Jersey reported. Read more

Lakewood Rabbi At SCHI Charged With Stealing Wants Evidence Tossed

NEW BRUNSWICK The attorney for a rabbi charged with stealing $630,000 in public tuition funds through a Lakewood special-needs school says the evidence against Osher Eisemann was obtained from raids through overly broad search warrants and should be thrown out. Read more

Man ID’d, Charged In Lewd Act At ‘Emoji Movie’

A New York man has been charged with committing a lewd act during a showing of “The Emoji Movie” last week in Howell, police said Thursday night. Read more

Lakewood, NJ – 6 More Lakewood Couples Charged In Benefits Fraud Probe

Lakewood, NJ – Six more couples were charged with theft Thursday as part of an investigation that has uncovered more than $2 million in public welfare benefits going to New Jersey families that made too much to receive them. Read more

Lakewood, NJ – Vandals Post Anti-Jewish Banner At Holocaust Memorial

LAKEWOOD, N.J. — Vandals posted a banner containing an anti-Jewish slur on a Holocaust memorial in front of a New Jersey shore town synagogue where several residents were recently accused of misrepresenting their incomes to improperly obtain public welfare benefits. Read more

More Arrests Coming To The Orthodox Community In Lakewood

LAKEWOOD – Up to 10 or more residents are expected to be hit with benefits fraud charges according to a defense attorney for one of two people charged with similar offenses in 2015. Read more

Lakewood: Arrests Continue In Welfare Fraud Investigation

LAKEWOOD – Six people were arrested Tuesday night in federal and state raids in connection with an ongoing investigation that has so far exposed about $2 million in alleged public-assistance fraud in the town. Read more

The Orthodox Community In Lakewood Asking How They Can Avoid Arrest

LAKEWOOD – Early morning criminal raids by state and federal authorities Monday sent tremors through Lakewood as officials signaled that more arrests are impending in a massive investigation into welfare fraud. Read more

More Arrests Coming To The Orthodox Community In Lakewood

The arrests of a Lakewood rabbi, his wife, and several others Monday is just the “first wave” of a federal and state crackdown on public assistance fraud in the Orthodox community. Read more

Rabbi Zalmen Sorotzkin, Arrested In Alleged Million-Dollar Welfare Fraud

LAKEWOOD — A prominent rabbi and several others were arrested in simultaneous federal and state raids Monday morning on charges related to alleged public assistance fraud on a scale rarely seen before in New Jersey. Read more