PATRICK GAWRYSIAK CHARGED WITH THEFT BY DECEPTION
TO: ALL NEWS MEDIA
FROM: PROSECUTOR JOHN L. MOLINELLI
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced the arrest of PATRICK GAWRYSIAK, age 53, of 215 Franklin Turnpike, Allendale, NJ, on December 4, 2013 on a charge of Theft by Deception. The arrest is the result of an investigation conducted by members of the Bergen County Prosecutorís Office White Collar Crimes Squad under the direction of Chief Steven CUCCINIELLO.
The Bergen County Prosecutorís Office White Collar Crimes Squad received information that Patrick GAWRYSIAK, the President and CEO of Virtual Retail Group LLC (d/b/a DocsU.com) sold one share of DocsU.com for $100,000.00 to a prospective investor. DocsU.com was purported to be a professional and social network for the medical profession. The investigation revealed that DocsU.com is not a viable company in the State of New Jersey and is not registered within the State of New Jersey. Patrick GAWRYSIAK provided fraudulent cash flow statements to the investor to further the impression that DocsU.com was a legitimate company. Bank records indicate that the $100,000.00 investment was used for personal expenses of Patrick GAWRYSIAK.
Further investigation also revealed that Patrick GAWRYSIAK is the current registered agent for Virtual Retail Group LLC, which was revoked from doing business on February 16, 2010, according to the State of New Jersey Department of the Treasury.
On December 4, 2013, Patrick GAWRYSIAK was arrested and charged on a complaint warrant with one count of N.J.S. 2C:20-4A, Theft by Deception, a crime of the second degree. A first appearance date is scheduled on December 5, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at the Bergen County Central Municipal Court.
Prosecutor Molinelli states that these charges are merely accusations and that the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE
CHARGE INFORMATION FORM
DEFENDANT: Patrick Gawrysiak D.O.B.: 11/08/1960
ADDRESS: 215 Franklin Turnpike, Allendale, NJ
MARITAL STATUS: Married
PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Self-employed
LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT: n/a
PRESENT POSITION: n/a
ORIGINATING AGENCY: Bergen County Prosecutorís Office
DATE AND TIME OF ARREST: December 4, 2013
AGENCIES EFFECTING ARREST: Bergen County Prosecutorís Office
CHARGE AND STATUTE CITATIONS
N.J.S. 2C:20-4A Theft by Deception Ė 2nd degree crime
ARRAIGNMENT DATE & TIME: December 5, 2013 9:00 PM
JUDGE: Honorable Louis Dinice
B.C. Central Municipal Court
BAIL AMOUNT & CONDITIONS: $100,000.00 NO 10%
PRESENT STATUS: Pending Grand Jury
PRIMARY INVESTIGATOR ASSIGNED: Det. 1st Grade William Pulzello
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