92.7 WOBM News – Flash Briefing June 28 9AM
Six more arrests have been made by investigators in Lakewood Township in an ongoing fraud investigation with more people scamming the system and stealing money from taxpayers through Government Aid.
The largely Orthodox Jewish community was shaken this week when a Rabbi and seven others were placed in handcuffs by the FBI and charged with lying about their income so they could collect a lot of public assistance.
Reports began surfacing Tuesday night that hundreds of residents have been calling township officials and Ocean County Community Services, in an effort to apparently avoid the same fate as those arrested so far and the charges pinned against them.
It was a sad day for a popular Jersey Shore sub shop in Bayville after Emergency Crews were called in to put out a three-alarm fire at Richards Sub World and Deli on Tuesday afternoon.
Two firefighters were in need of medical attention by emergency crews, with one suffering from heat exhaustion and the other with an undisclosed minor injury.
The business which has been open since the 1970’s, was unoccupied at the time and no other injuries have been reported but details are minimal with the investigation at this time.
The cause of the blaze is unknown.
Will sports betting soon become legal in the Garden State?
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would hear New Jersey's bid to allow sports betting at casinos and racetracks, following a lower-court ruling that went against the state.
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