Understanding the Tort of Conversion

By Fredrick P. Niemann, a Freehold Township, Monmouth County New Jersey Fraud & Conversion Attorney A real estate investor residing in London, England, entered into a real estate deal with a “fraudster” (meaning a shady character).  Each agreed to provide $2.5 million towards the purchase of a property in Irvington, New Jersey.   Plaintiff’s alleged that […]

Date of Recording of Deed Determines When Property was Transferred Under the New Jersey Fraudulent Transfer Law

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. of Hanlon Niemann & Wright, a Freehold, NJ Fraudulent Transfer Law Attorney A recent case came down from our state’s Appellate Division which held that the date of recording a property transfer deed, not the date of deed signature, determines whether a fraudulent transfer lawsuit is considered timely.  In Nationwide […]


By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq. a New Jersey Fraudulent Transfer Attorney The term “fraudulent conveyance” is often referred to as the more general legal term called “fraudulent transfer”.  But a fraudulent conveyance is more descriptive of the transfer of title to real property. A fraudulent transfer, however, includes all types of property and in New […]

Installation of a Complex Computer System Not Considered a Transaction That Falls Under The Consumer Fraud Act

By Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a NJ Consumer Fraud Attorney   The Consumer Fraud Act (CFA) provides protection for many NJ consumers when dealing with the sales of real estate and merchandise. The Act provides broad protections for both individuals and corporations involved in these two types of sales, allowing them to bring claims against […]

The False Claims Act Allows Citizens to Collect Money While Protecting the Government Against Fraud

By Fredrick P. Niemann, a NJ Fraud Attorney Defrauding Federal Government programs is one of the biggest crimes in our entire country since the government is such a large entity with numerous programs such as healthcare, military operations, and others. These programs involve significant amounts of money and it often becomes hard to track our […]

Fraud Involving Home Value Appraisals

By: Fredrick P. Niemann, Esq., a New Jersey Law on Fraud Attorney           Home Appraisal Fraud Joseph and Kimberli bought a building lot in a subdivision and then engaged an architect and a contractor to design and build the home of their dreams on it.  The lot and finished home together would cost them about […]

The New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act Protects Consumers against Fraudulent Practices of Big Businesses

By Fredrick P. Niemann, a NJ Consumer Fraud Attorney Unfortunately, consumer fraud has become popular throughout New Jersey. Fraudulent actions range from small purchases involving merchandise to extremely large transactions involving real estate. Many consumers are often intimidated by big businesses. They believe that big businesses always have the leverage because they have more resources […]

Owners and Employees of NJ Corporations Can Be Held Personally Liable For Business’s Fraud

By Fredrick P. Niemann, a NJ Consumer Fraud Attorney The “corporate veil” has traditionally been a highly controversial concept among corporations and consumers. The corporate veil is essentially a shield that protects owners and employees of corporations from personal liability stemming from the business’s fraudulent actions. This means that if an individual is the victim […]