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New Jersey man sentenced on fraud charge

NEWTON, NJ (Sussex County) – An Ocean County man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to a fraud charge, according to Sussex County Prosecutor Francis Koch.

Ryan D. Slavico, 22, of Point Pleasant was sentenced before the Honorable Louis S. Sceusi, Jr., J.S.C., on April 16, Koch said.

Slavico was sentenced to three years probation and a 157 days time served. He was ordered to pay fines and fees totaling $155.00, Koch said.

On March 7, 2019, Slavico attempted to purchase goods from the Verizon store in Franklin with a fraudulent credit card, Koch said.

Slavico pled guilty on March 2, 2020, to third-degree fraudulent use of a credit card, Koch said.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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