Acting AG Platkin Announces Somerset County Man Sentenced to County Jail for Issuing More than $166,000 in Bad Checks

For Immediate Release: July 15, 2022

TRENTON – Acting Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor today announced the sentencing of a New Jersey man for issuing numerous bad checks. The defendant was charged as a result of an investigation by the Private Insurance Fraud Bureau of the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor and the New Jersey State Police Auto Theft Task Force.

Alfred Balak-Labracio, 38, of Bernardsville, N.J., was sentenced to 364 days in county jail on Friday by Superior Court Judge Michael J. Rogers in Somerset County. Labracio waived indictment by trial and pleaded guilty on Monday, April 11 to an accusation charging him with 49 counts of third-degree bad checks and 3 counts of fourth-degree bad checks.

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