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

Federal Official Arrested, Charged with Self-Dealing Federal Grants to New Jersey Universities
July 23, 2014
Lawrence F. Cullari Jr., the Assistant Division Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), New Jersey Division, was arrested this morning for allegedly using a straw company to get FHWA grant funds he also oversaw as a public official, and for falsifying related federal disclosure documents.
Cullari, Lawrence Complaint


Hudson County, N.J., man charged with production and distribution of child pornography
July 23, 2014
Erik Vanderbeck, a Hudson County, New Jersey, man was charged today for allegedly posing as a teenage boy to solicit underage females online to produce images of themselves engaged in sexually explicit conduct and then distributing those images to others.
Vanderbeck, Erik Complaint


'Enforcer' For Atlantic City 'Dirty Block' Gang Sentenced To 151 Months In Prison For Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy
July 22, 2014
Shaamel Spencer, an Atlantic City, New Jersey man, was sentenced today to 151 months in prison for engaging in a conspiracy to distribute heroin with a criminal street gang - the "Dirty Block" - which used threats, intimidation and violence to maintain control of the city's illegal drug trade.


Unlicensed Real Estate Appraiser Admits Role In Mortgage Fraud Scheme, Drug Possession And Distribution
July 22, 2014
Paul Chemidlin, a Monmouth County, New Jersey man, today admitted his role in a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme as well as distribution and possession with the intent to distribute Methylone.
Chemidlin, Paul Information


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