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  • New Jersey therapist 'tried to pay former patient wi...

    Monday Nov 5 | via Daily Mail 

    New Jersey therapist arrested and charged with trying to pay a former patient with violent gang ties to have a Massachusetts man murdered for her Sylvia allegedly tried to hire a former patient who she knew through her treatment had previously been a member of a violent organized crime gang At first, she sought the former patient's help in killing a man who she said had something on her that could ruin her career by voiding her license Silvia allegedly met the undercover agent multiple times at her Linwood, New Jersey office and paid that person a total of $5,000 to carry out the assault Sylvia is accused of activities leading up to the eventual solicitation of an agent who she thought was a hitman, between September 24 and October 31 New Jersey therapist Diane Sylvia, 58 , has been charged with planning the assault of a Massachusetts man after authorities say she tried to hire a former ... (more)

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  • The FBI warned employers of a email phishing scam th...

    Monday Nov 5 | via NJ.com 

    For almost a month, federal prosecutors said, therapist Diane Sylvia planned a violent assault on a Massachusetts man with a stranger she believed to be a hitman. "He needs his pretty little face bashed in, that's what I really want," she allegedly said of the victim during a meeting last month in her Linwood office.

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  • N.J. police officer arrested after brutal K-9 attack...

    Oct 11, 2018 | via NJ.com 

    An Atlantic City police officer has been arrested for his role in a June 2013 arrest that left a Linwood man with 200 stitches after a brutal attack by the officer's K-9. Sterling Wheaten, an officer with the Atlantic City Police Department since 2007, was arrested by federal authorities Thursday, NJ Advance Media has confirmed.

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  • Pagans Biker Convicted of Murdering Radio Show Host

    Oct 2, 2018 | via NBC Philadelphia 

    The jury in a high-profile murder trial in Atlantic County took only two hours to convict a man for assisting in the murder of April Kauffman, a popular radio talk show host. A man has been convicted in the slaying of a New Jersey radio show host in an alleged plot to prevent her from exposing a drug ring.

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  • Murder trial starts for man charged in radio host's ...

    Sep 17, 2018 | via New Jersey Herald 

    Opening arguments have started in the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a New Jersey radio show host in an alleged plot to prevent her from exposing a drug ring. Chief Assistant Atlantic County Prosecutor Seth Levy told jurors Monday they will "hear the truth screaming at you" during the trial of Ferdinand Augello.

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  • Jury picked for trial of former Pagans leader charge...

    Sep 13, 2018 | via The Jersey Journal 

    A jury has been picked for the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a New Jersey radio show host in an alleged plot to prevent her from exposing a drug ring. The 15-member panel -- which includes three alternates -- was selected Wednesday to hear the charges against Ferdinand Augello.

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