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New Jersey Man Gets House Arrest in Boat-Sinking Scam

A New Jersey man has been sentenced to eight months of house arrest and five years of probation for his role in a botched attempt to sink a fishing boat three years ago for $400,000 in insurance money. Fifty-year-old Arthur …

New Jersey Man Admits Role in Failed Ship-Sinking Attempt

A southern New Jersey man has become the fourth person to plead guilty in a botched attempt to sink a fishing boat to collect insurance. Erik James of Goshen, Cape May County, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to destroy the …