State auditors have uncovered a scandal involving Lakewood’s Urban Enterprise Zone, its jobs program andd Agudath Israel of America and/or Agudath Israel of Lakewood. Inappropriate payments and other irregularities were discovered. But this scandal may not stop here:
James Waters, who has been on the LDC board for several years, said the audit’s findings didn’t surprise him.
know Lakewood is one of the places the FBI is looking into," he said.
"I don’t think it’s (the FBI) related to it (the state audit) . . . but
when you look into a town where this is one question that is raised,
then a lot of questions could be raised."
(First seen on Yeshiva World.)