Week in Review: Man Charged in Crash Had 23 Suspensions, Scammer Admits $200K Fraud
Other top stories include: Prosecutors say man recorded sex abuse, candidates talk vacant storefronts.
A look back the week's top stories in Teaneck:
A 33-year-old Teaneck man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Newark federal court to scamming a New York City bank and two individuals out of more than $200,000 while free on bail for a separate multi-million dollar swindle, federal prosecutors said.
Moshe Butler admitted to a bank fraud charge accusing him of defrauding Morgan Stanley Smith Barney out of around $37,417 by first opening an investment account with the bank that allowed immediate access to funds deposited by check, prosecutors said. He first deposited a $50,000 check in the account, but burned through the money on largely failed securities and commodities option contracts.
Teaneck's six township council candidates took questions this week on issues ranging from commercial development, senior services and the much-debated four-day workweek for town employees.
The New Milford man charged in a single-car River Road crash that left his sister hospitalized with serious internal injuries had his drivers license suspended nearly two dozen times, a state official said Tuesday.
A 23-year-old Hackensack man was arrested in Teaneck Monday after investigators learned he sexually abused a juvenile female acquaintance last year and videotaped the crime, the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office said.
Cedar Lane's BLAST was featured on ABC's What Would You Do hidden camera show Friday night.