JERSEY CITY – A former Kearny bookkeeper has pleaded responsible to stealing cash from the college district and failing to file a tax return.
Below the plea settlement, prosecutors will ask that 50-year-old Gina Neri, of North Arlington, be sentenced to probation and pay $318,106.38 in restitution. She should additionally file up to date tax returns.
Neri was charged with second diploma theft by deception in January for stealing $190,000 from the college district by negotiating checks for private use between 2011 and 2017. The district’s enterprise workplace seen the discrepancies in October and forwarded the case to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Workplace.
Then in Might, Neri was arrested for failing to file a tax return, failure to pay, and submitting a fraudulent tax return.
Neri pleaded responsible to 3rd diploma theft by deception and failure to file a state tax return. She is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 14.