Bayonne city worker charged with forgery

BAYONNE — City officials said that an arrest has been made charging an employee, Audrey Pellegrini, with alleged document tampering and forgery of documents. This came after an investigation by the Bayonne police. Now, the matter has been referred to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s office.
According to an official statement issued from City Hall, “Information was brought to the administration’s attention that was turned over to the Police Department’s Detective Bureau for investigation, in consultation with the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. The information involved certain documents allegedly handled by Audrey Pellegrini, an employee of the Tax Assessor’s Office.
“Ms. Pellegrini went earlier today to the Police Department, and was charged with forgery and fourth degree document tampering. The matter remains under investigation. She was released on her own recognizance on a summons. She is scheduled to appear at the Central Judicial Processing court on Tuesday, July 31.”

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