Former Checker Arrested after Presenting Fraudulent Waterfront Commission Letter to Federal Credit Union.
January 26, 2012
On January 26, 2012, decasualized Checker Dante Cifelli was arrested by Detectives from the Waterfront Commission and the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice. Cifelli had submitted a forged document, purportedly from the Waterfront Commission, to the I.L.A. Local 1235 Federal Credit Union in an attempt to regain possession of his BMW automobile which had been repossessed for failure to make payments.
Cifelli created and submitted a letter on Commission letterhead, signed by a fictitious Commission employee which falsely confirmed his employment on the waterfront in an attempt to defraud the Credit Union.
Cifelli has been charged with Tampering with Public Records, a Third Degree Crime, and Forgery, a Fourth Degree Crime. The case is being prosecuted by the New Jersey Attorney Generalís Division of Criminal Justice.