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4/17 - Ringleader Sentenced to State Prison in Scheme to Steal More than $180,000 from the State by Filing False Unemployment Claims
4/17 - Former Top Union Official Sentenced to State Prison for Conspiring In Scheme To Extort Money From Dock Workers - Charged in investigation by NJ Attorney General’s Office & Waterfront Commission of NY Harbor
4/17 - Department of Law & Public Safety Releases Latest Crime Data
4/17 - Former Piscataway Teacher Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $249,000 in Disability Pension Payments by Falsely Claiming He was Permanently Disabled While He was Teaching in Other States
4/14 - Planet Fitness Pays $25,000 to Resolve Allegations It Discriminated by Failing to Promote Employee, Subsequently Firing Her
4/13 - Newark Man Pleads Guilty to Theft and Money Laundering for Leading Scheme to Steal $1.5 Million in Unemployment Benefits - Faces long prison term in case filed by AG’s Office & Department of Labor & Workforce Development
4/13 - New Jersey Becomes 1st State with App for its
Prescription Monitoring Program
4/13 - Five Charged with First-Degree Human Trafficking for Allegedly Trafficking Girl, 16, from New York to New Jersey for Prostitution - Indictment stems from probe by Division of Criminal Justice and South Hackensack Police Department
4/10 - Leader of Major Heroin Ring in Camden Sentenced to 16 Years in State Prison on First-Degree Racketeering Charge in “Operation Billboard” - Over 30 ring members were sentenced to prison in investigation led by Division of Criminal Justice
4/9 - With New Web Site, New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Makes it Easier Than Ever for Consumers to File Complaints, Obtain Information
4/9 - Vineland Man Convicted at Trial of Stealing More Than $15,000 by Fraudulently Collecting Unemployment Benefits While in Jail
4/9 - Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Announces $500,000 Fine and 30-day License Suspension for Martell’s Tiki Bar of Point Pleasant Beach for Over-Serving Patron who was Killed in Car Crash in 2013 - Owners also required to indefinitely employ ABC-approved compliance monitor that will track mandatory training of alcohol servers
4/7 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Terminates Printing Company’s Authorization to Provide Prescription Blanks to Doctors, After Security Failures Allegedly Contribute to Drug Ring Operation
4/6 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Cites 31 Home Improvement Contractors for $397,776 in Consumer Restitution and Civil Penalties in First Quarter of 2015
4/2 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Revokes Registration of Financial Agent Who Defrauded Elderly Investor
4/1 - No Foolin’: Police in New Jersey Targeting Distracted Drivers for Three Weeks in April as Part of National Crackdown
4/1 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Orders Two Unregistered Fraudsters Who Operated a Ponzi Scheme to Pay $1 Million Penalty
 
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