FREEHOLD, NJ — A Manchester Township man who owns a Rumson jewelry keep is struggling with extra prices soon after 11 additional men and women contacted authorities to say he experienced not returned jewellery still left on consignment, or for repair service or redesign, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office reported Thursday.
Anthony Goltsch, 40, who owns the Golden Goose on West River Highway in Rumson, initially was billed with theft in September soon after 3 shoppers contacted authorities to say he had not returned jewellery that was worthy of a merged $260,000, Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni claimed.
Gramiccioni mentioned the added studies deliver the total volume of jewellery associated to extra than $560,000, and 14 victims. Goltsch has been billed with an supplemental depend of 2nd-degree theft by failure to make needed disposition of assets gained, he reported.
Goltsch was appointed in late July to fill the vacancy on the Manchester Township Board of Education established when Christopher Nolan resigned. He also is seeking election to the board for a total expression.
The adhering to ended up the added victims. Gramiccioni said:
- Target 1 consigned a ring with an appraised price of $45,000 to Goltsch in April 2019. The target has not been given any payment for the ring and has tried to get the ring again on numerous instances, but Goltsch has not returned or paid out the target for the ring.
- Target 2 gave Goltsch a big quantity of sterling silver jewelry to melt in November 2015. The jewellery has an estimated worth concerning $5,000 and $10,000, but the sufferer has to-date not obtained payment from Goltsch.
- Target 3 consigned a look at with an estimated value of $1,800 in July 2019. Sufferer has not acquired any payment for the look at and has attempted to get the observe back again on numerous events, but Goltsch has not returned or paid out for the watch.
- Victim 4 paid out Goltsch a deposit of $6,900 for a ring in June 2020. Goltsch did not provide the ring but the sufferer was in a position to reverse the cost on his credit card.
- Target 5 paid Goltsch $34,500 for a enjoy involving March and June 2018. The enjoy was under no circumstances shipped by Goltsch, and he has refused to refund the income.
- Victim 6 paid out Goltsch a complete of $98,704 in between November 2019 and February 2020 for equally gold and silver cash. The sufferer has not received the coins in spite of various adhere to-ups with Goltsch.
- Sufferer 7, who is a jewelry vendor, furnished diamonds on at least eight instances to Goltsch to provide concerning April 2018 and June 2019. Even with a lot of requests for payment or a return of the diamonds, Goltsch failed to shell out or make a return. The whole sum of the theft for this victim is $98,500.
- Victim 8 in March 2019, victim handed about earrings to Goltsch for repairs. In spite of a number of requests made to Goltsch, he has refused to return the products valued among $700 and $1,000.
- Target 9 turned around to Goltsch in June 2019, assorted gold jewelry for melting. To-day, the victim has not acquired payment for the assorted gold jewelry valued at around $3,500.
- Sufferer 10 gave Goltsch assorted jewellery valued at about $10,000 on consignment in September 2019. The victim followed up with Goltsch but to-day has not acquired payment for the assorted jewellery, and he has refused to return the jewelry.
- Victim 11 remaining her observe with Goltsch for fix in April 2019. The sufferer was billed $535 for the mend in August 2019. The target has followed up quite a few periods, but has not gained again from Goltsch the watch, valued at about $5,000.
Gramiccioni explained additional victims could be forthcoming.
If everyone has information and facts about the Golden Goose, be sure to get hold of Detective Michael
Acquaviva of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Financial Crimes Device at 732-431-7160, ext. 2233, or Rumson Law enforcement Detective Donald Schneider at 732-842-0500.
The theft costs have a potential sentence of 5 to 10 many years in jail.