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Brick Woman Sentenced to Five Years Plus Restitution in Theft, Money Laundering Case

Victoria Geremonte, 43, of Brick
Victoria Geremonte, 43, of Brick

A 43 year-old Brick woman who pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering charges was sentenced to five years in jail plus $393,000 in restitution.

Victoria Geremonte diverted 381 checks payable to her employer, an oil tank removal company, into an account the Brick resident controlled. Three years of diverted checks through June 2012 were investigated by Brick Police, who arrested Geremonte in October 2012.

Geremonte pleaded guilty to the charges, and this week was sentenced to five years state prison and $393,162.80 in restitution.

The Ocean County Prosecutors Office announced the sentencing Friday. Here is the complete post:

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato today announced the sentencing of Victoria Geremonte, 43, of Brick, NJ for Second Degree Theft.  Geremonte was sentenced by the Honorable Rochelle Gizinzki, J.S.C. to five years in State Prison and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $393,162.80.

The sentencing is the result of a guilty plea by Victoria Geremonte for diverting 381 checks payable to her employer, Certified Environmental Contractors, LLC of Lakewood, an oil tank removal company.  The diverted checks were deposited over the course of approximately three and a half years, ending in June of 2012, into a bank account titled Certified Environmental Tank Technology which was controlled and owned by Ms. Geremonte. 

The case was referred to the Office of the Ocean County Prosecutor after the October 2012 arrest of Geremonte by the Brick Township Police Department.  The investigation was conducted by Det. Michael Bevacqua of the Brick Township Police Department and Det. Amanda O’Mara of the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office.  Senior Assistant Prosecutor Martin Anton prosecuted the case.  Victoria Geremonte will be immediately turned over to New Jersey State Prison officials to begin serving her sentence.   

disgusted homeowner January 25, 2014 at 07:02 AM
I heard this woman was "employee of the month" once or twice and got a reserved parking spot for winning that title.I guess she majored in "creative business finance" before she cooked the books. Wonder if she gets a pension too...........
john January 25, 2014 at 08:34 AM
She should of know that employees can't be crooks and get away with it.leave that to the employers.
Ken January 25, 2014 at 09:54 AM
Why is it that you think employers are crooks John? Maybe you think no one should work for anyone or maybe you think everyone should just work for the Government? Now, working for our current Government would be like working for a bunch of crooks!
ThudNJ January 25, 2014 at 11:28 AM
John must be into class warfare.
TuesdaySunshine January 25, 2014 at 01:03 PM
Sorry she chose this path. :-( how will she ever pay that back in her lifetime though?? Why bother
Raptor January 25, 2014 at 05:21 PM
hopefully she'll have to sell her house here in Good 'ole Brick, it's a friggin' pigpen anyway.
Donnie Brasco January 25, 2014 at 05:28 PM
Extended her sentence for lying....43 my ass!!
WMS826 January 25, 2014 at 11:07 PM
Maybe she will loose her home and someone will take it over who is a better neighbor. It is all about targeting the trash and making life uncomfortable for them. They will either conform or leave.
disgusted homeowner January 26, 2014 at 03:27 PM
@ donnie brasco. You're questioning her age apparently. I heard this "raving" beauty was going for the lifestyle lift but she ran short of money. She was just about to write herself another check when they arrested her. Unfortuneately she had to cancel her appointment for that facelift !!!!!
marc k January 26, 2014 at 06:59 PM
5 years. Doubt she will serve 1 year. Remember Kristy Shay construction owned by Sam Reynolds. Owes $900,000 from bad checks and sentenced to 10 years. Served less than 1 year. And restitution payment schedule is a joke. BTW, now doing business as EHM home construction and Mike Sturgio is still at his side
Just another day January 26, 2014 at 08:37 PM
BUT, if she was a lawyer her time in jail would be next to nothing.
Lisa Ligato-Menshon January 27, 2014 at 08:03 AM
Ok although what she did was obv wrong, she has kids that really don't need to be reading this, they had no part of it or any idea. Please keep your negative comments to yourself posting it on here is doing nothing.
marc k January 27, 2014 at 08:10 AM
But did her kids benefit from her stealing? And her kids should know the truth!!!!!! And I will post when and what I want.
TuesdaySunshine January 27, 2014 at 10:13 AM
This is true legally they probably can take her home as payment. So sad that people get that greedy. She has my prayers and so do her poor family.
TuesdaySunshine January 27, 2014 at 10:14 AM
Sad
disgusted homeowner January 28, 2014 at 08:03 AM
You do the crime, then you do the time............
rob January 28, 2014 at 12:52 PM
I had a tank removed by that company abut 3 years ago, she was very helpful and did all the paperwork for me. What the hell did she do with the cash. Her daughter got married at the white castle burger place in toms river.
WMS826 January 29, 2014 at 08:48 AM
Amazing the raging liberal democrats on here actually have sympathy for her.
KC January 30, 2014 at 10:09 PM
This area is home to some real gems. Piney is as piney does. God I wish the taxes were lower in Monmouth County.
KC January 30, 2014 at 10:14 PM
This area is home to some real gems. Piney is as piney does. God I wish taxes were lower in Monmouth County.
disgusted homeowner January 31, 2014 at 06:59 AM
Heard she was putting the money aside to take one of those norwegian cruises. But she heard they were pretty sh---ty. LOL
disgusted homeowner January 31, 2014 at 07:01 AM
@KC yes they really are gems. Sometimes when they show their mug shots i can't stop laughing. You can't make this stuff up. I find the patch very entertaining..............................
Raptor February 22, 2014 at 06:23 PM
the grapevine has it that her current boyfriend/husband was found dead in the house today of a drug overdose.
Born in Bayonne February 23, 2014 at 01:41 PM
She bullied and tormented me relentlessly in the 5th grade, before anyone paid attention to bullying. A monster. Rot in jail you fat ugly bitch! karma is sweet.

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