A Hudson County ex-con who served state jail time for impersonating a police officer instructed a federal decide on Tuesday that he robbed banks in Union Metropolis and Elizabeth, tried to rob one other in Newark and posed as a federal agent.
William Tedeschi, 47, of Jersey Metropolis admitted the crimes throughout a teleconference with a federal decide in Newark in exchange for leniency at a scheduled Oct. 1 sentencing as a part of a plea cope with the federal government.
Tedeschi was launched from state jail final July after serving 20 months for a number of convictions of impersonating a police officer in a number of Hudson County cities.
Two months later, he “entered a Jersey City business purporting to be an FBI agent soliciting donations for a fictitious charity benefitting law enforcement,” flashing a bogus police-style badge in a leather-based holder, together with a fraudulent ID photograph, U.S. Lawyer Craig Carpenito mentioned.
Final Nov. 5, Tedeschi and two different males robbed the Valley Nationwide Bank department on Bergenline Avenue in Union Metropolis of $10,000, authorities mentioned.
Tedeschi admitted he tried and did not rob a bank in Newark on Nov. 16, then succeeded in holding up the Bank of America department on Elizabeth Avenue in Elizabeth on Nov. 26.
Carpenito credited particular brokers of the FBI with the investigation resulting in the responsible plea, secured by Assistant U.S. Lawyer Cymetra M. Williams of the his Well being Care Fraud Unit in Newark.
The U.S. lawyer additionally thanked Jersey Metropolis, Elizabeth, Newark and Union Metropolis police for his or her help.
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