Sea Bright Man Charged With Defrauding Storm Assistance Program


monmouth-county-prosecutors-office-sealWilliam Nagle of Sea Bright got a certificate of occupancy for his Center Street apartment on December 29th, yet continued to charge FEMA for 68 nights of hotel stays from January 14 through March 23, according to charges filed by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

Nagle was arrested and charged Wednesday with third degree Theft by Deception for defrauding FEMA of more than $12,000 in Transitional Aid Housing.

“Being a victim does not open the door to defraud the government in times of need. We can all pull together in times of crisis to help one another, but that combined effort to aid and assist comes with the understanding that no one will take advantage of the situation,” Acting Prosecutor Christopher J Gramiccioni said.

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Posted: May 23rd, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: FEMA, Hurricane Sandy, Monmouth County Correctional Institution, Monmouth County Prosecutor, Sea Bright, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , | 6 Comments »