Re: $512K payout for top Jersey City cop renews call for reform

Posted by Stringer on 2018/1/5 19:57:43

Ex-Jersey City police chief admits stealing $31K from city's housing authority

TRENTON -- Phil Zacche, a Jersey City cop for 38 years who rose to the rank of police chief in 2014, admitted in federal court today to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Jersey City Housing Authority.

Zacche, 61, pleaded guilty to one count of theft concerning programs receiving federal funds in the fifth-floor courtroom of U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson in Trenton this afternoon.

The charge comes with a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a potential $250,000 fine. As part of Zacche's plea agreement, he agreed to forfeit $24,700. ... mits_stealing_31k_fr.html

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