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  9/15 - New Jersey Joins Multi-State Call for Equifax to Disable Fee-Based Monitoring Services, Reimburse Fees for Security Freezes
 
  9/13 - Judge Orders Passaic County Travel Agency and its Owner to Permanently Cease Doing Business in NJ, and Pay $277,000 for Defrauding Consumers
 
  9/12 - Apple Inc. Agrees to Install Continuously Available Pricing Information on Merchandise Display Tables in its New Jersey Stores in Settlement with Division of Consumer Affairs
 
  9/5 - Attorney General Announces $3.5 Million Multi-State Settlement with Lenovo over Hacker-Vulnerable Software
 
     
 
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  8/31 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Complaints Against Two Contractors, Alleging Fraud in Connection with Rebuilding and Repair of Sandy-Damaged Homes
 
  8/18 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Reaches Settlement with Middlesex County Auto Dealership in Connection with Consumer Fraud Investigation
 
  8/11 - Attorney General Porrino and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Urge Seniors to Beware of Phone Fraud Schemes, Provide Materials to Help Spot Scams
 
  8/10 - License of Registered Nurse Temporarily Suspended Following His Arrest on Charges of Sexual Assault, Lewdness at Hospital
 
  8/9 - Attorney General Porrino Announces Multi-State Settlement With Nationwide Insurance over Consumer Data Breach
 
  8/9 - Proposed Regulation – Board of Massage and Bodywork Examiners
 
  8/9 - Proposed RegulationBoard of Examiners of Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Contractors
 
  8/3 - Christie Administration Launches Online Portal to Report Abuse or Diversion of Prescription Opioid Fueling Addiction Crisis - Atlantic County Pharmacist Credited with Tip Leading to Arrest of Essex County Doc Accused of Prescribing Pain Pills to South Jersey Drug Ring
 
     
 
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  7/26 - Attorney General Porrino and Division of Consumer Affairs Announce Complaint Against Newark Used Car Dealer, Allege Fraud Violations Including ‘Bait and Switch’
 
  7/24 - “Just Pups” Pet Stores and Owner Vincent LoSacco Agree to Permanently Stop Selling Animals in New Jersey, Pay $326,000 to Settle Allegations of Consumer Fraud in Sale of Sick Puppies
 
  7/20 - Owners of Tinton Falls Broker-Dealer Agree to Pay $2.1 Million in Restitution and Penalties for Violating New Jersey Securities Laws - Bureau of Securities Found Sales of Unregistered Securities, Dishonest or Unethical Practices and Failure to Reasonably Supervise Agents
 
  7/11- New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of Essex County Cardiologist Who Shortchanged His Partners by Falsifying Pension Information
 
     
 
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  6/29 - Atlantic County Doctor’s Medical License Temporarily Suspended After His Armed Stand-Off with Police Led to Weapons Charge Arrest
 
  6/22 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Reaches $160,000 Settlement with Georgia Financing Company to Resolve Probe of Home Improvement Loans Arranged by the Company
 
  6/20 - New Jersey Board of Nursing Suspends Certification of Burlington County Home Health Aide Allegedly Caught on Camera Stealing Money, Prescription Pain Pills from Elderly Woman in Her Care
 
  6/16 - Attorney General Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs Announce Settlement with For-Profit Company Offering Student Loan Consolidation Services - Business Will Pay Restitution to 95 New Jersey Consumers
 
  6/8 - New Jersey Board of Nursing Temporarily Suspends License of Bergen County Nurse Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault on a Physically Helpless and Mentally Incapacitated Person
 
  6/5 - New Jersey Board of Nursing Temporarily Suspends Certification of Middlesex County Home Health Aide Following Her Arrest on Charges of Attempted Credit Card Fraud Involving a 91-Year- Old Woman in Her Care
 
     
 
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  5/25 - Attorney General Announces $39 Million Settlement With ConocoPhillips Company over MTBE Contamination
 
  5/24 - New Jersey to Receive $1 Million from Multi-State Settlement Resolving Allegations that Johnson & Johnson Company Made Misleading Claims - Over-the-Counter Drug Maker Also Distributed Adulterated Products
 
  5/24 - Medical License of Burlington County Psychiatrist Suspended for Prescribing Massive Doses of Opioids While Not Abiding by Prescription Monitoring Program Regulations
 
  5/24 - States Have Reached Settlements, Cooperation Agreements with Two Former Drug Company Executives - Cooperation is Part of Multi-State Generic Drug Investigation
 
  5/23 - Clifton Doctor’s Medical License Revoked Following Admission of Inappropriate Physical Relationship with Patient
 
  5/23 - Attorney General Porrino Announces Multi-State Settlement Resolving Investigation of Target Corp.’s Own Role in Data Breach
 
  5/22 - Attorney General Porrino: Former Corinthian College Students Eligible for Federal Student Loan Cancellation
 
  5/17 - Certification of Paterson Home Health Aide Temporarily Suspended Following Her Arrest on Charges of Aggravated Manslaughter
 
  5/16 - Hightstown High School wins New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs 21st Annual High School Consumer Bowl
 
  5/15 - Proposed Regulation – Elevator, Escalator, and Moving Walkway Mechanics Licensing Board
 
  5/15 - Proposed Regulation – Board of Nursing
 
  5/15 - Proposed Regulation – Division of Consumer Affairs
 
  5/9 - New Jersey Attorney General and Division of Consumer Affairs Announce Plans to Expand “Safe Care Cam” Program, Tighten Home Health Aides Rules to Enhance Protection of Elderly and Disabled
 
  5/3 - New Jersey Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs Unveil Online Information Hub to Help Health Care Practitioners and Patients Understand and Comply with State’s New Opioid Prescribing Regulations
 
     
 
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  4/20 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Complaint Against Contractor Alleging Fraud in Connection with Elevation and Repair of Sandy-Damaged Homes - Complaint Alleges Multiple Violations of Consumer Protection Laws and Failure to Complete Work on Seven Properties, After Being Paid with Federal Funds
 
  4/6 - Nurse at Camden County Rehabilitation Facility Charged with Criminal Sexual Contact Surrenders License to Board of Nursing, Forbidden to Practice Pending Outcome of Criminal Case
 
     
 
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  3/30 - Emergency Adoption and Proposed Regulation – Limitations on Prescribing, Administering, or Dispensing of Controlled Dangerous Substances, and Special Requirements for Management of Acute and Chronic Pain
 
  3/13 - PRICE GOUGING ALERT: Be Aware of Price Gouging as Winter Storm Stella Approaches
 
  3/13 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Complaint Against Ocean County Contractor Alleging Fraud In Connection with Rebuilding and Repair of Sandy-Damaged Homes - Action Alleges Multiple Violations of Consumer Protection Laws and Failure to Complete Work on 14 Properties After Being Paid With Federal Funds
 
  3/8 - National Consumer Protection Week: Motor Vehicle Sales/Repairs" Climbs to Top of New Jersey’s 2016 Consumer Complaints List, "Home Improvements" Drops to Number Two
 
  3/1 - New Jersey Joins Multi-State Antitrust Lawsuit Against Six Generic Drug Manufacturing Companies- Amended complaint alleges new violations of state antitrust, consumer protection laws
 
  3/1 - Record Number of New Jersey Doctors Disciplined in 2016 as State Ramps Up Efforts to Curb Opioid Addiction - 31 Physicians Sanctioned for Allegedly Over-Prescribing Painkillers That Are Fueling New Jersey’s Addiction Epidemic
 
     
 
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  2/17 - Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey Agrees to Pay $1.1 Million, Tighten Data Security to Settle Allegations of Privacy Lapses Concerning Personal Information of Policyholders
 
  2/6 - Company that Handled Interpretation, Translation Work for State’s Child Protection Agency Settles Fraud Allegations - N.J. to Receive $400,000 from Multi-State, Federal Settlement
 
  2/6 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Federal Trade Commission Reach $2.5 Million Settlement with Smart TV Manufacturer to Settle Allegations of Invasive Data Collection
 
  2/1 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Reaches Settlement with Advance Stores over Allegations of Pricing Violations
 
     
 
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  1/31 - New Jersey Joins Multi-State Settlement Addressing Complaints Against Western Union Linked to Fraud-Induced Wire Transfers
 
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  1/26 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Two More Sandy Fraud Complaints Against Home Improvement Contractors - Latest Actions Allege Contractors Bilked $1.4 Million in Storm Relief Funds from Homeowners
 
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  1/25 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Cites 136 Home Improvement Contractors in 2016 for $1.9 million in Consumer Restitution and Civil Penalties
 
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  1/20 - Division of Law Litigation Efforts Brought in $189-Million-Plus In Settlements, Judgments and Collections in 2016
 
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  1/18 - New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of Middlesex Doctor Convicted of Criminal Sexual Contact With a Female Patient During Exam
 
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  1/13 - Attorney General Porrino: N.J. to Receive $15.2 Million from Moody’s Corp. to Resolve Allegations of Misrepresentation, Conflict of Interest  
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  1/12 - After New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Investigation, CITGO Agrees to Pay $450,000 Fine, Implement Compliance Program to Resolve Allegations of Sales of Unbranded and Off-Brand Fuel in Violation of Motor Fuels Act  
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  1/5 - State Board of Medical Examiners Temporarily Suspends License of Warren County Doctor for Allegedly Indiscriminately Prescribing Potent Fentanyl Spray Painkiller ‘Subsys’ to Patients - Latest MD to Face Discipline in Attorney General’s Crackdown on Off-Label Prescribing of ‘TIRF’ Drugs Approved Only to Treat Breakthrough Cancer Pain
 
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  1/4 - California Fertility Clinic Agrees to Stop Illegally Barring Consumers from Posting Negative Online Reviews Following New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Investigation  
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