District of New Jersey

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About the U.S. Attorney

Paul J. Fishman, USAPaul J. Fishman, USA

Paul J. Fishman was nominated by President Barack Obama as the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey in June 2009; he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on October 7, 2009 and sworn in on October 14, 2009.

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about the District

The District of New Jersey is one of the country’s most populous districts, including all of the state’s 21 counties.  Together, the three district offices in Newark, Trenton, and Camden enforce the criminal and civil statutes of the United States for the entire state of New Jersey.


970 Broad Street, 7th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-645-2700
TTY: 973-645-6227
Fax: 973-645-2702
Camden Fed Bldg & U.S. Courthouse
401 Market Street, 4th Floor
Camden, NJ 08101
Phone: 856-757-5026
Fax: 856-968-4917
402 East State Street, Room 430
Trenton, NJ 08608
Phone: 609-989-2190
Fax: 609-989-2275

Recent News

New York Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for distributing 'Bath Salts' at Area Colleges
September 19, 2014
A New York man was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for a scheme to distribute kilogram amounts of a controlled substance commonly known as “bath salts.”


Pennsylvania Accountant Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Conspiring with members of organized crime family in mortgage fraud scheme
September 19, 2014
A Pennsylvania accountant was sentenced today to 40 months in prison for conspiring to defraud FirstPlus Financial Group Inc. (FirstPlus), a Texas-based financial services company, which had been targeted for extortionate takeover and looting by a group led by Lucchese organized crime family member Nicodemo S. Scarfo.


Mortgage Broker Admits Trading on Inside Information Stolen from Prominent New York Law Firm
September 19, 2014
The middleman in a five-year insider trading scheme admitted today to receiving numerous trading tips from a law firm source and passing the tips on to his broker-dealer to trade, yielding net profits of more than $5.6 million.
Tamayo, Frank Information


Former Mayor of Manalapan, N.J., Found Guilty on All Counts: mortgage fraud, identity theft, and obstruction of Justice
September 18, 2014
The former mayor of Manalapan, New Jersey, was convicted at trial today on charges related to his acquisition of farmland in Monmouth County, New Jersey.
Lucas, Andrew Indictment


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