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

Two Charged in $5.8 Million Reloadable Debit Card Extortion Scam
October 28, 2014
Two Philadelphia men were arrested this morning for allegedly conspiring to extort victims to load prepaid debit cards with funds that were stolen as part of the scheme.
Patel, Alpeshkumar & Vijaykumar Complaint


Louisiana Man Sentenced to Eight Months in Prison for Abusive Sexual Contact of Sleeping Woman on Flight to New Jersey
October 24, 2014
A Louisiana man was sentenced today to eight months in prison for sexually touching a sleeping woman who did not know him aboard a flight from Houston to Newark Liberty International Airport.


Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison for Role in Multimillion-Dollar International Cybercrime Scheme
October 24, 2014
A member of an international cybercrime, identity theft and credit card fraud conspiracy was sentenced today to 21 months in prison for using information hacked from customer accounts held at more than a dozen banks, brokerage firms, payroll processing companies and government agencies in an attempt to steal at least $15 million from American customers.


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


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