Newark: Janell Robinson Sentenced to Defraud Newark Conservation

Newark: Janell Robinson Sentenced to Defraud Newark Conservation

Former Newark Police Officer, Janell Robinson Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Defraud Newark Conservation and Development Corporation

NEWARK, N.J (STL.News) A former Newark police officer was sentenced today to 108 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation (NWCDC) and giving kickbacks to its former executive director, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

Janell Robinson, 45, of Newark, was previously convicted of one count of conspiracy to defraud the NWCDC facilitated by use of mails and wire transmissions, two counts of mail fraud, and one count of conspiracy to commit extortion under color of official right affecting interstate commerce, following a jury trial before U.S.

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