Home>Feature Right>U.S. Attorney ends speculation about Norcross

Photo by Kevin Sanders for New Jersey Globe

U.S. Attorney ends speculation about Norcross

By David Wildstein, October 09 2018 3:57 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice has put a stop to rumors that George Norcross, one of New Jersey’s most powerful political leaders, is involved in any federal investigation of procurement tax credits.

In a letter obtained by the New Jersey Globe, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig has notified Norcross’ attorney, Michael Critchley, that the matter has been closed.

“Based on a review of the applicable law and evidence obtained during the investigation, we have concluded that no further action is warranted.  Accordingly, this matter has been closed,” Honig said.

A statement from Critchley said the following:

“Last month, we learned that for a brief period of time over two years ago, some of Mr. Norcross’ phone calls were monitored. The reviews ended quickly after it became clear that neither he nor the people with whom he works or associates did anything wrong or untoward.

Mr. Norcross has received written and verbal confirmation from the United States Attorneys Offices that he was not a target of any investigation and that he is not the focus of any ongoing investigation. A copy of the written confirmation from the United States Attorney’s office in New Jersey is attached. Separately, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has confirmed the same to me. Because it was neither needed nor requested, Mr. Norcross did not meet with any investigators.

It is an unfortunate fact of life that people can draw scrutiny based on unknown allegations. Mr. Norcross thanks the government for letting him know that neither he nor anyone with whom he works did anything wrong and that its’ work ended quickly and without any finding of impropriety. As he has for years, Mr. Norcross will remain focused on the renaissance of Camden and helping the city build a brighter future.”

Norcross DOJ letter
Spread the news:
RELATED ARTICLES
Filter by
Post Page
Feature Right Hudson Section 2 Local Monmouth
Sort by

Coughlin firm is new Long Branch attorney

Louis Rainone is John Pallone’s choice
June 29, 2018 4:13 pm

18

Harrison candidate wants Attorney General to monitor election

Millan claims history of voter intimidation
May 26, 2018 12:08 pm

18

One thought on “U.S. Attorney ends speculation about Norcross

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *