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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

Additional Charges for Franklinville, N.J., Man Who allegedly used fraudulent invoices to steal from schools and colleges
October 24, 2014
A Franklinville, New Jersey, man was arrested today by federal agents of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service — for the second time this month — for allegedly mailing fraudulent invoices for non-existent advertisements to colleges and trade schools throughout the United States.
Armstrong, Robert Superseding Complaint


Dominican National Sentenced To 39 Months In Prison For Role In $65 Million Stolen Identity Income Tax Refund Fraud Scheme
October 23, 2014
A Dominican national who was extradited from Canada earlier this year was sentenced today to 39 months in prison for his role in one of the nation's largest and longest-running stolen identity refund fraud schemes ever identified.


Bulgarian National Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Role in Largest Identity Theft Ring of its time

October 23, 2014
A Bulgarian national was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for his participation in the Shadowcrew forum, an online marketplace for hacking and identity theft that was the largest of its kind when dismantled by the Department of Justice and the U.S. Secret Service in 2004.


Former Longshoreman Sentenced to Prison for Extortion conspiracy involving Christmastime Tribute Payments
October 22, 2014
A former longshoreman was sentenced today to a year and a day in prison for conspiring to extort others in Local 1235 of the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) for Christmastime tribute payments.


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