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Ocean County Man Charged In Superstorm Sandy Fraud
Four more people with second homes at the Jersey Shore were charged with filing fraudulent applications forsuperstorm Sandy aid.

That brings the number of people charged by the state with Sandy fraud to 125 since March 2014. For a video on a Sandy fraud case, scroll up.

Couple Who Had Point Pleasant Home Charged With Sandy Fraud

All were charged Wednesday by complaint and summons, except for Hossain, who was indicted on Oct. 11.

The charges against Conlon and the Fuscos carry a sentence of up to 10 years in state prison and a fine of up to $150,000.

The charge against Hossain carries a sentence of up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000.

Patrick J. Jennings, a Hackensack attorney who represents Carmine Fusco, said a plea of not guilty will be entered on Fuscos behalf.

Paul Paul Faugno, Lauri Fuscos Hackensack-based attorney, said he would be entering a not guilty plea on her behalf.

The 125 people charged by the Attorney Generals Office were allegedly responsible for diverting more than $8 million in relief funds. The state has recovered more than $2 million through prosecutions, according to the state Attorney Generals office.

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