YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: A finance manager from Queens posed as a lawyer collecting a debt to swindle $30,000 from a Moonachie beauty products wholesaler, authorities charged today.
Detectives arrested Robert M. Paez, 40, of Woodhaven earlier today on charges of theft by deception, forgery, computer-related theft and practicing law without a license.
Paez was released without bail pending an arraignment in Central Municipal Court in Hackensack tomorrow, said Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli.
Members of his White Collar Crimes Unit charged Paez afer a four-month investigation of debt collections filing that they said he made against Beauty Plus Trading Inc., a 35-year-old company on Commercial Avenue.
MUGSHOT: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR
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