Potential Corruption

ARCHIVES: Brigantine Hacked for $600,000. City Quietly Handles.

From OCT 2010 NJ.com. >> Computer hackers managed to steal $600,000 from Brigantine’s bank account. Officials say $200,000 still hasn’t been recovered. TD Bank notified Brigantine on Tuesday that multiple wire transfers had taken place from its account. Police say someone was able to get a user name and password. Authorities say a virus or …

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Local Business Competes Against City of Brigantine?

Is Brigantine ‘business friendly? With over 40 empty storefronts and a brutal business approval process, many have asked that very simple question. Some claim that Brigantine City Government has a negative influence on local commerce. Whatever the case, most agree that government in general, and Brigantine specifically, should rarely be running or subsidizing a business, especially …

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Brigantine Police Officer Injured in Traffic Accident. Rear-Ended by Off-Duty City Firefighter.

According to Brigantine Police: Erik Ireland, resident & off-duty firefighter for the City of Brigantine, rear-ended a stopped police vehicle being driven by Officer Rich DeLeon. On Saturday, October 25 at 3:58 pm, DeLeon was reported to have stopped for crossing pedestrians at the intersection of Brigantine Ave. & 20th St. south. Officer DeLeon was …

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Doran Engineering Invoices Show Non-Compliance with NJ Statutes

Download & view invoices from Doran Engineering. To the average Brigantine citizen, the discussion of no-bid contracts, insider deals and engineering invoices will make your eyes glaze over. But take a good look at these invoices. If your Brigantine taxes jumped by 25-50% this year, your interest is certainly piqued by this pillage of taxpayer …

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Sloppy Accounting. Brigantine Council $600,000

Brigantine Council Needs to Clean-up Sloppy Cash Management

WATCH VIDEO >> Past Brigantine accounting practices are coming under intense scrutiny as ‘Cash Management’ takes center stage. A so-called cash management plan was strongly recommended by the city auditor at the last city council meeting. Presumably, pressure from the State of NJ is forcing towns like Brigantine to comply in order to avoid negative …

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Brigantine Bans Water Weenie Vendor From Beach

Weenie Watch on Brigantine Beach…. A local newspaper blamed City officials this week for our beloved ‘Water Weenie’ being shut down. ‘The city blew it, plain and simple’, says Brigantine Times reporter and head Weenie watcher; Tom Morgan. According to the Times: for the past 15 years, the Weenie pontoon boat has been pulling up …

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Brigantine police Chief Jim Frugoli

An internal investigation of former Brigantine police Chief Jim Frugoli found that he violated the department’s sexual harassment policy by making “offensive or derogatory comments” toward a department employee, including that “he slapped her on the behind,” called her names such as “Sugar Lips” and would “stand uncomfortably close” to her, according to the report. The report …

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Sexual harassment by former Brigantine Police Chief Jim Frugoli

JAN 29 2012 Press of AC Colleen Felix, alleged victim of sexual harassment by former Brigantine Police Chief Jim Frugoli, claims the former city manager violated a confidentiality clause by speaking to media – and now she’s suing the city for damages relating to the harassment. Felix, the police records clerk, Frugoli and former City Manager Jim …

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Former Brigantine Gulf sues Police Chief James Frugoli and Manager Jim Barber

Former Brigantine Gulf owner and son sue the city and former Police Chief James Frugoli Friday, May 13, 2011 04:37 pm By MICHAEL FEELY Staff Writer A lawsuit was filed March 31 in Atlantic County Superior Court against the City of Brigantine, former Police Chief James Frugoli¸ City Manager Jim Barber, Brigantine Auto Body, Wayne …

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Barber, Frugoli, Cox and Stone Battle.

Archive: Wednesday, January 26, 2011.  Brigantine suit partially settled and court will hear argument tomorrow. On November 1, 2010, I reported that I had sued the City of Brigantine (Atlantic County) seeking access to a) a redacted settlement between a top Brigantine official and an employee who accused him of sexual harassment and b) a …

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