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North Bergen employee charged with illegally recording conversations of coworkers

Officials said the recordings were the result of a personal dispute and didn't pertain to any government business

North Bergen Town Hall is located at 4233 Kennedy Boulevard.

An employee with the Township of North Bergen was arrested on Friday, April 8 on charges relating to conversations she recorded of her colleagues without their consent, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

Jennifer Jimenez, a 24-year-old of North Bergen, was charged with one count of third-degree illegally tape recording conversations.

She was arrested without incident at the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office in Jersey City and released on a summons.

Jimenez is scheduled to make her first court appearance on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

The investigation revealed the recordings were done as a result of an ongoing personal dispute and did not pertain to any official government business, operation, or function.

Prosecutor Suarez credited the HCPO Special Investigations Unit with the arrest.

The above charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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