Carteret Township man charged with voter fraud

January 28, 2021

Published by: Tyler Eckel

CARTERET TOWNSHIP (MIDDLESEX)– Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone announced today that a
Carteret man has been charged with fraudulent voting.

Frederick Gattuso, 43, of Carteret was arrested without incident and
charged with one count of third-degree fraudulent voting.

Gattuso was charged following an investigation by Detective Ryan Tighe
of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, which determined Gattuso voted
twice in November’s General Election as different people with similar names.
Gattuso is pending an initial appearance in Superior Court on March 4,

The investigation is active and is continuing. Anyone with information is
asked to contact Detective Tighe at (732) 745-4335.

As is the case with all criminal defendants, the charge against Gattuso is
merely an accusation and he is presumed innocent until proven guilty.