An Egg Harbor Township couple is also charged with money laundering.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, January 24
Ten people, including six from Atlantic County, have been indicted for their part in an alleged $3 million mail and wire fraud conspiracy involving time share mortgages, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Thursday morning, Jan. 24. The six people from Atlantic County included: Adam Lacerda, 28, and his wife, Ashley R. Lacerda, 32, of Egg Harbor Township; Ian Resnick, 37, of Absecon; Steven Cox, 48, of Ventnor City; Francis Santore, 52, of Northfield; and Joseph Diventi, 32, of Somers Point. The other four who were indicted were: Alfred Giordano, 32, of Hurry County, S.C.; Brian Corley, 27, of Little River, S.C.; Joseph Saxon, 38, of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands; and Genevieve Manzoni, 46, of Lake Worth, Fla. Resnick, Saxon and Manzoni …
Arrests took place on Thursday morning.
The FBI and IRS-Criminal Investigation unit arrested nine out of 10 New Jersey residents who are being charged in an alleged $40 million mortgage fraud, which, according to a press release from the office of U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, used "straw buyers" and fake documents to make illegal profits from condos at the Jersey Shore, as well as at resort destinations in Georgia and South Carolina. Those being charged, according to the press release, are: All ten are being charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and Witkowski is also being charged with conspiracy to commit money laundering, according to the release. The release states that Witkowski, Pearson, Brame and Tejan-Sie located oceanfront condominiums which were overbuilt by …