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11/21 -Perth Amboy Couple Indicted for Securing Loan to Purchase Stolen Vehicle they Already Possessed, Laundering the Proceeds, then Reporting the Car Stolen and Reaping Approximately $32,000 Payout from their Insurer - One defendant indicted last week in half million dollar workers compensation scam
11/21 -Former Atlantic City Inspector Sentenced to Prison for Taking Bribes from Operators of Taxi Cabs and Massage Parlors
11/21 -Burlington County Man Sentenced to 16 Years in Prison for His Role in Drug Ring That Shipped Cocaine From California to New Jersey - Arrested with 3 kilos of cocaine in probe targeting ring allegedly led by Jamaican recording star
11/21 -Office of Community Justice Awards Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Grant Monies to Strengthen Support Networks for New Jersey’s At-Risk Youth - Six Nonprofit Agencies Throughout New Jersey Will Split Funds
11/19 -CONSUMER ALERT: New Jersey Consumers Seeking to Hire a Home Elevation Contractor Should Be Aware of New Registration Requirements Intended to Help Prevent Fraud, Unsafe Work
11/19 -Trenton Man Convicted of Illegally Trafficking Semi-Automatic Pistol During Undercover Investigation by New Jersey State Police
11/18 -Former Production Manager for Music, Dance & Theater Department at New Jersey City University Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $87,587
11/17 -Trio Sentenced for Running International Car Theft Network through New Jersey, New York and Abu Dhabi
11/14 -Essex County Man Sentenced to Five Years in State Prison for Stealing $50,000 from 90-year-old Friend Suffering from Dementia by Coercing him into Withdrawing Money from Annuity
11/13 - Perth Amboy Man Indicted for Allegedly Faking Workplace Accident to Get Insurer to Pay for Medical Treatments, Estimated at More Than $500,000, for Old Injury - Defendant also charged with receiving temporary disability payouts while working at auto body shop and later stealing from the bank account of that business
11/13 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Reaches $300,000 Settlement with Operators of Multiple North Jersey Furniture Businesses Charged with Violations of the Consumer Fraud Act
11/12 - Trenton Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing More Than 100 Images and Videos of Child Pornography on His Computers - Charged by Attorney General and ICE Homeland Security Investigations in Operation Predator Alert
11/7 - Ten Defendants Charged in Drug Conspiracy Indictment for Allegedly Distributing Thousands of Addictive Opiate Pain Pills in North Jersey-10 others previously pleaded guilty in “Operation White Silk,” a joint investigation by the Division of Criminal Justice, Passaic County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
11/7 - Bridgeton Man Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison for Directing Woman to Have Sex with Boy, 13, and Photograph the Boy and Girl, 8, in Sex Act-Woman previously pled guilty to having sex with the boy and taking pornographic photo of the children
11/6 - Four More Individuals Charged With Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - Twenty people have been charged since March
11/6 - Mercer County Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet - Charged by Attorney General and ICE Homeland Security Investigations in Operation Predator Alert
11/3 - Passaic County Man Admits to Staging Two Automobile Accidents that Cost Insurers nearly $180,000
11/3 - Prominent Atlantic County Lawyer Who Practiced Elder Law Pleads Guilty to Stealing Millions of Dollars From Clients - Faces mandatory prison sentence in investigation by State Police and Division of Criminal Justice
11/3 - Acting Attorney General Hoffman Announces Election Safeguards - Deputy Attorneys General to be Stationed in All 21 Counties
11/3 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Invites Public to Free “Safe Investing” Summit on November 13th; Attendees Will Hear From “Crazy Eddie” and HealthSouth Fraudsters, “Wolf of Wall Street” and Madoff Prosecutors and FBI Agents, and More
 
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10/31 - New Jersey’s Fight Against Opiate Diversion Has Led to 50 Disciplinary Cases Against Doctors, Pharmacists, Pharmacies, Under Ongoing Focus on Prescription Drug Abuse
10/30 - New Jersey Attorney General Commemorates Two Years of Post-Sandy Fraud Enforcement, Continues Watch for Storm Recovery Scams
10/30 - Former Piscataway Teacher Indicted for Allegedly Stealing $245,000 in Disability Pension Payments by Falsely Claiming He Was Permanently Disabled While He Was Teaching in Another State
10/30 - Division of Highway Traffic Safety Urges Trick-or-Treaters and Halloween Partygoers to Plan Ahead to Avoid Scare
10/29 - Acting Attorney General, Division on Civil Rights Announce Settlement in Case of Transportation Company that Discharged Disabled Worker
10/29 - Former Paterson Councilman Rigo Rodriguez and His Wife Agree to Lifetime Ban on Public Office or Employment - State does not oppose their admission into Pre-Trial Intervention
10/28 - New Jersey’s Reform Efforts are the Subject of National Publication - Casey Foundation publishes “JDAI in New Jersey”
10/28 - Attorney General Issues Directive to Law Enforcement to Advance Multidisciplinary Response to Heroin and Prescription Opiate Crisis
10/27 - Christie Administration Dedicates the State’s 100th “Project Medicine Drop” Box at the Teaneck Police Department
10/24 - Atlantic County Man Sentenced to Prison for Offering Child Pornography on the Internet Using File-Sharing Software
10/24 - Philadelphia Man Sentenced to Prison for Blackmailing Victim Who Responded to His Craigslist Ad for Homosexual Sex
10/23 - New York State Visits New Jersey to Examine Juvenile Detention Reform
10/22 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Action Against Atlantic County-Based Home Improvement Contractor, Charging Alleged Violations of the Consumer Fraud Act and Contractors Registration Act
10/21 - Racing Commission Proposes Readoption of Off-Track Wagering Rules
10/21 - 11 Alleged Members and Associates of Genovese Crime Family Charged With Reaping Millions in Criminal Profits in New Jersey Through Loansharking, Illegal Check Cashing, Gambling & Money Laundering - Eight Arrested or Sought on Racketeering Charges, including alleged Genovese “Capo” & “Soldier”
10/21 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Convenes Pain Management Council, to Develop Best Practices for Managing Pain While Maintaining Controls Against Prescription Drug Diversion and Abuse
10/20 - Monmouth County Woman Acknowledges Scamming Health Care Insurer More than 100 Times
10/20 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Action Against Two North Jersey Home Improvement Companies for Alleged Consumer Fraud and Other Violations
10/17 - New Jersey Joins Multi-State Settlement with TD Bank Over Data Breach that Affected Thousands of Consumers
10/17 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Revokes Agent’s Registration, Assessed $2 Million Penalty, After Finding He Defrauded Investors, Spent Investor Funds at Casinos and on Poker Websites
10/16 - Operation RayScam: Seven Medical Practitioners Arrested for Allegedly Taking Kickbacks in Exchange for Referrals to Medical Imaging Centers Owned by Criminal Enterprise - Six physicians and a chiropractor allegedly received approximately $200,000 in money, gift cards and construction services as payment for making approximately 20,000 referrals to Diagnostic Imaging Associates
10/16 - State Obtains Bulk of Easements Needed for Shoreline Projects; Efforts to Acquire Remaining Easements Continuing
10/15 - IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: New Jersey Consumer Affairs Director Calls New Jersey Prescription Monitoring Program a Vital Tool in the Fight Against Opiate Abuse
10/14 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and Camden County Arts & Crafts Company Reach Settlement for Violations of the Consumer Fraud Act and Other Regulations
10/14 - New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement is Accepting Skill-Based Gaming Applications for New Jersey First Program
10/10 - Middlesex County Man with Prior Conviction for Sexually Assaulting Child Sentenced to Prison for Sharing Child Pornography on Internet
10/10 - Passaic County Home Health Aide Indicted for Submitting 3,797 Fraudulent Claims to Medicaid - Defendant is Sixth Current or Former Aide Employed by Hackensack Company to be Indicted for Medicaid-related Fraud Claims Since June
10/9 - Owner and 2 Employees of Auto Inspection Shop in Paterson Indicted for Allegedly Using Data Simulators to Falsify Emission Test Results - Customer also indicted in probe by Attorney General’s Office, Motor Vehicle Commission and DEP
10/8 - Yusuf Ibrahim – Who Faces Ongoing Charges That He Shot Two Men and Cut Off Their Heads – Pleads Guilty to Unrelated Armed Robbery
10/8 - Man Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking Charge for Operating Male Prostitution Ring in Ventnor - Client also pleads guilty in investigation by Attorney General’s Office & FBI Task Force
10/8 - New Jersey Joins Multi-State, Federal Settlement with AT&T Mobile Over Phone Bill Charges for Unsolicited Text Subscription Services
10/8 - Division on Civil Rights Announces Settlement in Case of Kennel Owner Accused of Sexually Harassing Female Employee
10/7 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Reaches Settlement with Dealer of High-End, Used Luxury Cars Accused of Deceptive Sales Practices
10/6 - Passaic County Trio Admit to Conspiring in Staged Car Accident Scam
10/6 - Camden County Car Salesman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Insurance Companies of More Than $130,000 by Reporting Luxury Vehicles Stolen That He Knew Had Been Shipped To China
10/6 - New Brunswick Man Sentenced to State Prison for Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet
10/6 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Assesses $1.1 Million Penalty Against Sussex County-Based “Extreme Energy Solutions,” Seller of a Purported Automobile Emissions Reduction Device, Due to Fraudulent Sale of Unregistered Securities
10/3 - Westampton Man Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulently Obtaining Six Home Equity Loans Totaling More Than $925,000 in 11 Days - His wife previously was sentenced to jail and probation
10/3 - Two Men Who Operated Illegal Poker Club in Runnemede Sentenced to Jail for Promoting Gambling
10/3 - Bayonne Man Sentenced to Prison for Offering Child Pornography on the Internet - Detectives seized his library of more than 90,000 images and videos of child pornography
10/3 - Two Men Indicted for Allegedly Selling False Motor Vehicle Inspection Stickers in Newark - Two other men previously pleaded guilty and face jail sentences
10/2 - CONSUMER ALERT: With Peak Storm Season Approaching, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Reminds Consumers to Use Caution When Purchasing, Using a Portable Generator
10/1 - State Police Arrest Man Wanted for Attempted Murder of a State Trooper
10/1 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Cites 26 Home Improvement Contractors For $251,000 in Penalties and Consumer Restitution Due to Alleged Violations of Consumer Protection Laws
 
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9/29 - Gloucester County Woman Indicted for Allegedly Hiding $100,000 Gift Received from Deceased Former Patient During Bankruptcy Proceedings
9/26 - Former Roselle Woman Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Her Role in Unemployment Benefits Scam that Defrauded State of $2 Million
9/26 - Essex County Man Pleads Guilty to Charges he Stole $50,000 from 90-year-old Friend Suffering from Dementia by Coercing him into Withdrawing Money from Annuity
9/26 - New Jersey Enters Settlement with Shire Specialty Pharmaceuticals Over Alleged Unlawful Marketing of Five Drugs
9/26 - Juvenile Justice Commission Holds High School Commencement Ceremony - 64 Students receive Degrees
9/25 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Files Suit Charging that Former Monmouth County Fire Chief Committed Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Against Investors; Revokes His Exemptions to Operate
9/24 - Former Fire Chief and His Son Indicted for Stealing Approximately $46,000 from Seaville Fire and Rescue Company by Submitting Fraudulent Claims
9/23 - Egg Harbor Township Man Arrested at His Home for Allegedly Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography
9/22 - Philadelphia Man Arrested in Deptford Mall Parking Lot for Attempting to Sell One Kilogram of Cocaine Intended for Sale in Atlantic City
9/19 - Former Manager of Tick Tock Diner in Clifton, N.J., Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Trying to Hire Hit Man to Kill His Uncle
9/19 - Princeton Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $233,000 Through Fraud and Extortion from Woman He Met in Atlantic City
9/17 - Four More Individuals Charged With Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - Sixteen people have been charged since March
9/16 - Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team Investigates Fatal Shooting In Rutherford Involving State Police & Local Officers
9/16 - Division of Consumer Affairs and Division of Law Pursue Former South Jersey Paving Company to Arkansas, Succeed in Obtaining $177,000 in Consumer Restitution for South Jersey Residents
9/15 - Newark Man Sentenced for Seeking $45,000 from Insurer for Car that was not Stolen
9/15 - Attorney General’s Office, DEP Announce $190 Million Settlement With Sole Remaining Defendant Occidental in Passaic River Litigation
9/12 - Former Business Administrator for Knowlton Board of Education Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $70,000 from the School District
9/12 - Indictment Charges 42 Alleged Camden Drug Dealers With First-Degree Racketeering In “Operation North Pole” - Division of Criminal Justice and Partners Executed Largest Drug Bust in Camden in a Decade, Dismantling Violent Criminal Enterprise that Sold Millions of Dollars in Heroin and Cocaine
9/12 - Essex County Man Indicted for Attempting to Obtain Compensation from Insurer for Damage Done to Vehicle before his Policy Became Effective
9/11 - Toms River Man Indicted for Insurance Fraud for Lying About Home Repairs to Get Insurer to Pay for Roof Replacement Following Superstorm Sandy
9/11 - N.J. Board of Medical Examiners Obtains Temporary License Suspension of Monmouth County Physician Accused of Indiscriminately Prescribing Excessive Amounts of Oxycodone to Approximately 50 Patients without Medical Justification
9/10 - East Orange Man Indicted on Charges of Allegedly Fabricating Carjacking Claim to Net Nearly $40,000 from Insurer
9/10 - CONSUMER ALERT: New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Advises Consumers to Beware of Websites Offering Poor-Quality Counterfeit Dresses
9/10 - Elementary District to Pay $75,000 to Settle Allegations it Failed to Effectively Address Bullying of African-American Student
9/9 - Man Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison in Connection With Seizure by New Jersey State Police of 40 Kilos of Cocaine and $1 Million - Three other men face prison in transcontinental drug ring that distributed cocaine in New Jersey
9/9 - Hudson County Man and New York City Cohort Plead Guilty to Roles in International Luxury Car Theft Network
9/8 - Christie Administration Takes Action to Allow Legal Sports Wagering in New Jersey
9/8 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Cites Health Clubs For Failure to Provide Refunds for Canceled Memberships, Other Violations
9/5 - Leader Sentenced to Prison in Case Targeting Major Heroin Network That Operated Processing Mills and Stash Houses in Paterson
9/5 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Seaside Heights Police Collaborate on Charges Against Boardwalk Vendors, Seizure of More Than $10,000 Worth Of Suspected Counterfeit Merchandise, Resulting from “Safe Summer 2014” Task Force
9/4 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Suspends Registration of a Jersey City Broker-Dealer Agent Who Borrowed Money From Clients, Failed to Disclose Tax Liens
9/3 - Division of Highway Traffic Safety Urges Students, Parents and Motorists to Review Rules of the Road for Back-to-School Season
9/2 - Cream Ridge Doctor Indicted for Allegedly Seeking Payment for 40 Medical Diagnostic Procedures He Never Conducted
 
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8/7 - Former Atlantic City Inspector Pleads Guilty to Taking Bribes from Operators of Taxi Cabs and Massage Parlors
8/6 - State Trooper Saves Woman’s Life Using Narcan
8/6 - State to Receive More than $800,000 from Settlement Resolving Allegations of Off-Label Marketing by Drug Manufacturer Wyeth
8/6 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs to Distribute $173,000 to 63 Law Enforcement Agencies, from Bankrupt Manufacturer of Defective Bulletproof Vests
8/5 - Egg Harbor Township Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet - Faces 5-year prison sentence under tough new child porn law as result of Operation Predator Alert
8/5 - Former Operations Manager for Wholesaler of Pharmaceutical Ingredients Charged With Embezzling Half a Million Dollars
8/5 - New Jersey Attorney General and Division of Consumer Affairs File Action Against Wayne Mazda and Wayne Auto Mall Hyundai for Unconscionable Commercial Practices, including “Bait and Switch” Tactics
8/4 - Ingersoll Rand Subsidiary Trane U.S., Inc. to Pay Total of $70,000 to Settle Discrimination Case Involving Firing of Pregnant Woman
8/1 - Bayonne Man Pleads Guilty to Offering Child Pornography on the Internet - Detectives seized his library of more than 90,000 images and videos of child pornography
8/1 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Awarded $1.26 Million Judgment Against Home Furniture and Furnishings Company That Committed Fraud Against Consumers
 
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7/1 - Four Men from Northern New Jersey Charged with Conspiring to Steal More than $180,000 from the State by Filing False Unemployment Claims
7/1 - Acting State Attorney General Hoffman, Division of Consumer Affairs and Ocean County Kick off “Safe Summer 2014” Program at Point Pleasant Beach
 
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5/19 - New Jersey Law Enforcement Agencies to Participate in 11-State, Border-to-Border Enforcement to Roll Out Click It or Ticket Seat Belt Campaign
5/15 - Ex-Paterson School Official Sentenced to Prison for Having School District Hire Her Own Company and Fraudulently Overbilling District - Division of Criminal Justice investigation revealed over $190,000 in false bills for conferences
5/15 - Former Assistant Basketball Coach At John F. Kennedy High School In Paterson Indicted On First-Degree Cocaine Charge - Jimmie D. Smith also is charged with aggravated assault on detectives who arrested him
5/15 - Motorcycle Fatalities Dropping Both Nationwide and in NJ, but Division of Highway Traffic Safety Says Dangers Remain for Riders
5/15 - Owner of Union County Home Health Aide Agency Charged With Billing Medicaid & Veterans Affairs More Than $100,000 for Services That Were Not Provided
5/15 - Business to Pay Settlement for Rejecting Blind Man’s Guide Dog; Hospital’s Non-Acknowledgment of “Trained” Poodle as Service Dog Lawful
5/14 - State DOT Technician Pleads Guilty to Collecting More Than $14,000 in Unearned Overtime Pay by Falsifying Time Sheets
5/14 - Spring Valley, N.Y., Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing 24 Kilograms of Cocaine Seized From His Car by the New Jersey State Police
5/14 - Attorney General Announces Largest Law Enforcement Deployment Yet Under Anti-Violence Efforts Launched Last Summer in Trenton - Acting Attorney General Hoffman vows show of force by State Police and partners to assist Trenton Police and stem violence as summer approaches
5/14 - Hudson County Man Convicted at Trial of Placing Bets at Craps Tables After the Winning Numbers Had Been Called
5/14 -New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Will Distribute $173,000 to Police Departments That Purchased Defective Bulletproof Vests
5/13 -Two More Homeowners Charged With Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - Eight homeowners have been charged since March
5/13 - Zero Pedestrian Fatalities Reported on Route 130 One Year into Multi-Jurisdictional Enforcement Blitz - Drops in Speeding and Distracted Driving Cited by 13 Burlington County Law Enforcement Agencies
5/12 - Member of Nine Trey Gangsters Set of Bloods Street Gang Sentenced to Prison For Conspiring to Commit a Murder
5/12 - Three Alleged Price Gougers to Pay More Than $89,000 to Resolve State Lawsuits Following Superstorm Sandy; Total Recoveries in Sandy Gouging Cases Top $900,000
5/9 - New Jersey Attorney General, Department of Community Affairs Warn Sandy Recovery Participants of Potential Scams
5/9 - Jersey City Man Admits Stealing $60,000 in Counterfeit Check Scheme
5/7 - Unlicensed Person Illegally Performing Dentistry Arrested Following Investigation by Attorney General’s Division of Consumer Affairs and the Elizabeth Police Department
5/6 - Old Bridge Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography on the Internet
5/6 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and Bureau of Securities Announce that Two Convicted Felons Who Sold Fraudulent, Unregistered Securities Are Now Barred from Securities Industry
5/5 - New Jersey Woman Claims Identity Theft to Avoid Online Gambling Debt
5/5 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Action Against Stephen’s Landscaping for Alleged Sale of Generators at Exorbitant Prices, Unlicensed Sale of Gas During Superstorm Sandy State of Emergency, and the Sale of Unsafe Recalled Generators
5/2 - Egg Harbor Township Man With History of Violence Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison for Possessing Cocaine and an Assault Weapon
5/2 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and Bureau of Securities Suspend Two Financial Agents for Failing to Detect Manipulative Trading Strategy
5/2 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and Bureau of Securities Announce Settlement with J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC
5/1 - State Trooper Sentenced for Falsifying Reports to Indicate He Audited Police Departments When No Audits Were Performed
5/1 - Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor Charges 12, Including Lawyer, Doctor and Two Chiropractors, in Alleged Scheme to Illegally Use Runners to Recruit Accident Victims as Clients - Alleged Illegal Enterprise Generated Millions of Dollars for Ringleaders
 
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4/4 - Former Cashier for Robert Wood Johnson University Medical Group Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $42,000 In Patient Co-Payments
4/3 - Acting Attorney General: Anadarko Petroleum Subsidiary to Pay State $20 Million for Cleanup of Two Contaminated Sites
4/3 - Alleged Ringleader and 20 Associates Indicted on Charges They Conspired to Operate a Major Heroin Ring Based in Middlesex County - Charges stem from probe led by State Police, Division of Criminal Justice and New Brunswick Police
4/3 - Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Taps Woodstown High School Entry in Underage Drinking PSA Contest
4/2 - Governor Christie Announces Launch of Pilot Narcan Program in Ocean and Monmouth Counties - Initiative Allows Police Officers and EMTs to Carry, Administer Life Saving Heroin Antidote
4/2 - Division of Highway Traffic Safety and Middlesex County Law Enforcement Begin Distracted Driving Crackdowns in Woodbridge
4/1 - Division of Highway Traffic Safety Grants Mobilize Law Enforcement for First Statewide Campaign Dedicated to Crackdown on Distracted Drivers - $300,000 Made Available for “U Drive. U Text. U Pay.” Initiative
 
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3/28 - Atlantic City Man Sentenced To State Prison For Distributing Child Pornography Over Internet
3/28 - Former Correction Officer Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling Heroin and Marijuana Into Correction Facility for Sex Offenders
3/27 - Former Elizabeth School Board President Found Guilty of Stealing From Free Lunch Program by Falsifying Applications for Her Children
3/26 - Monmouth County Man Pleads Guilty to Submitting Fraudulent Superstorm Sandy Insurance Claim
3/21 - Six Camden Residents Indicted on Charges That They Conspired to Distribute Large Quantities of Heroin and Operate a Heroin Mill - “Operation China White” was led by the NJ State Police, U.S. DEA and Division of Criminal Justice
3/21 - Ex-Transportation Head for Hazlet & Piscataway Schools Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $565,000 from Districts - Michelle Pumilia was charged in investigation by State Police and Division of Criminal Justice
3/20 - Former Campaign Worker in Essex County Sentenced to Prison for Ballot Fraud in 2007 Races in 29th Legislative District
3/20 - Prominent Atlantic County Lawyer Who Practices Elder Law and Owner of In-Home Senior Care Company Charged With Preying on Elderly Clients and Stealing More Than $2 Million from 10 Victims
3/20 - CONSUMER ALERT: New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Warns About “IRS Call” Scam
3/17 - Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to Blackmailing Victim Who Responded to His Craigslist Ad for Homosexual Sex
3/17 - Acting Attorney General Names Jeffrey S. Jacobson Director of the Division of Law
3/14 - Students Participate in World Famous Flower Show - JJC awarded honorable mention citation
3/14 - Camden County Man Sentenced to State Prison for Distributing Prescription Narcotics to Undercover Detective
3/14 - Former State Police Troop Commander Sentenced for Stealing Thousands from Fund that Aids Troopers and Their Families
3/14 - Divisions of Highway Traffic Safety, Alcoholic Beverage Control and State Police Tell Holiday Drinkers They’ll Need More than Luck to Get Home Safely after St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations
3/13 - Criminal Charges Filed Against Four Homeowners Who Allegedly Collected Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds Through Fraud
3/12 - Two Men Convicted at Trial of Stealing $175,000 by Brokering the Sale of a Gas Station and Lying to the Purchaser About the Price
3/12 - New Jersey Joins Global Settlement with Genzyme Corp. Over Alleged Kickbacks to Promote Anti-Adhesion Product
3/11 - Middlesex County Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving More Than $50,000 Worth of Stolen Property and Selling the Items Online
3/10 - Woodbridge Man Pleads Guilty to Performing Unlicensed Asbestos Abatement at Schools and Homes - Faces Prison for Releasing Hazardous Asbestos Dust & Debris at a Daycare Center
3/10 - Former Administrator and Ex-Foreman at Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission Found Guilty at Trial of Directing Agency Craftsmen to Work on Private Homes While on Duty
3/10 - Acting Attorney General Announces Recipient of $350,000 Grant to Combat Human Trafficking
3/7 - Two Men Sentenced for Operating Bogus Charity Using 9/11 Truck and Never Giving Money to Victims’ Families - The pair sold T-shirts and collected donations at 9/11 events using truck painted with Twin Towers
3/6 - Paterson Councilman Rigo Rodriguez and His Wife Indicted for Alleged Election Fraud and Witness Tampering - Campaign worker also charged with fraud involving mail-in ballots in 2010 council race
3/6 - New Jersey to Receive More Than $400,000 from Settlement with Omnicare Over Alleged Kickbacks
3/5 - Husband and Wife From Egg Harbor Township Plead Guilty to Possessing Cocaine and an Assault Weapon - Donald Capriotti faces an 18-year prison sentence
3/4 - Two Men Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison for Leading Drug Trafficking Ring That Distributed Heroin and PCP in Violent Section of Jersey City - Third man sentenced to prison on charge of possession of PCP with intent to distribute
3/4 - Attorney General and Division of Consumer Affairs File Suit Against Woodbridge Towing Company for Allegedly Charging Excessive Fees and Other Violations of the Predatory Towing Prevention Act
3/4 - Division of Law Efforts Brought in More Than $300 Million in Settlements and Judgments in 2013
3/4 - National Consumer Protection Week Kicks off with “Cyber Safe NJ” Website Launched by New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
 
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2/20 - Attorney General & MVC Chief Announce New Charges Resulting from High-Tech Program “Operation Facial Scrub” to Detect False Driver’s Licenses - Attorney General’s Office charged 69 new defendants in past year, bringing total charged to 107
2/20 - N.J. Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs Announce New, Mandatory Security Requirements for Prescription Blanks
2/14 - Essex County Mother and Daughter Sentenced to 15 Years in State Prison for Their Roles in Scheme to Steal Nearly $600,000 in Unemployment Benefits
2/12 - State Board Revokes License of Doctor Who Performed Spinal Surgeries Despite His Lack of Medical Training for Such Procedures
2/11 - Former State Police Troop Commander Pleads Guilty to Stealing Thousands From Fund That Aids Troopers and Their Families
2/11 - N.J. Consumer Affairs Goes Undercover to Auto Repair Shops, Finds Two Charged Hundreds of Dollars for Allegedly Unnecessary Repairs
2/10 - Edison Man Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Commit Human Trafficking for Luring and Coercing Women Into Prostitution Ring - Percival Williams faces 10 years in prison in one of first convictions under NJ Human Trafficking Law
2/10 - Acting Attorney General, Division on Civil Rights Announce Settlement With Care Center Over Failure to Provide Sign Language Interpreter
2/7 - Camden County Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Prescription Narcotics to Undercover Investigator
2/6 - Acting Attorney General Announces Mandatory Training for Department Employees to Identify and Prevent Child Sexual Abuse - Training Part of Department’s Efforts to Combat Child Exploitation
 
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