TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey couple and their home improvement companies have been indicted on charges they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from more than 20 victims who hired them to repair or rebuild their homes after Superstorm Sandy.
Jeffrey Colmyer and Tiffany Cimino, of Little Egg Harbor, face numerous charges in the indictment handed up Tuesday, including conspiracy, theft and money laundering. Also named were their companies, Rayne Construction Management Services and Colmyer & Sons Construction.
The Attorney General’s office says the victims paid the couple and their firms more than $1 million, mostly in Sandy relief funds. But authorities say the couple used much of the money to gamble and buy luxury items.
Telephone numbers for the couple couldn’t be located Tuesday. It’s not known if they’ve retained lawyers.