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Ocean County couple sentenced for ripping off homeowners after Superstorm Sandy

October 12, 2018

Jeffrey Colmyer and his wife, Tiffany Cimino, stole Sandy relief funds provided to victims to rebuild.

Staff reports, By Staff

A Little Egg Harbor couple was sentenced Friday in Ocean County on charges related to their theft of more than $1.4 million from more than 20 victims who hired their home improvement companies to fix their homes after Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Mid-Atlantic in 2012.

The state Attorney General’s Office said the victims paid Jeffrey Colmyer, 43, and his wife, Tiffany Cimino, 35, and the couple’s home improvement contracting companies to repair or rebuild their homes, primarily using Sandy relief funds. The money, however, was used to pay for the couple’s gambling habits and on luxury items.

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