The former president of the Jersey City Board of Education (JCBOED), Acting Executive Director of the Jersey City Employment and Training Program (JCETP) and Fulop ally Sudhan M. Thomas, 45, was indicted today for embezzlement, money laundering, and fraud according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito. Attorney Paul H. Appel, 78, of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, also is charged as Thomas’ accomplice in several counts of the indictment.
The 26-count indictment charges Thomas with embezzling funds from JCETP, wire fraud and money laundering in connection with the the JCETP. Thomas was also charged with wire fraud for embezzling money from his 2016 and 2019 JCBOED campaigns; bank fraud for stealing checks issued by and to another JCBOED candidate’s campaign in 2018; and mail and wire fraud for schemes to defraud two separate Florida companies.
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