SOMERSET, N.J. -- Former state Assemblyman Robert Schroeder of Washington Township, who is accused of writing millions in bad checks, may go on trial in March 2016, according to a report in NJ Advance Media.
Schroeder, a Republican from Bergen County, appeared in court Friday, Sept. 25, for a status conference, NJ Advance Media reported. He is due back in court for another conference on Dec. 11, the report said.
The 55-year-old served in the 39th Legislative District for two terms. The district now includes parts of Bergen and Passaic counties, the media outlet reported.
According to NJ Advance Media, Schroeder has been charged with stealing close to $1.9 million from people who loaned him money for his private businesses and also with writing more than $3.4 million in bad checks. He also faces misconduct charges, the report said.
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