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10/12 - Atlantic City Man Pleads Guilty to Aggravated Manslaughter in Fatal Shooting of Gas Station Owner in 2007
10/11 - Attorney General and New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Announce $940,000 Bureau of Securities Settlement with North Jersey Investment Adviser
10/11 - Ex-Transportation Head for Hazlet & Piscataway School Districts Charged with Stealing $565,000 From the Districts by Authorizing Payments to Fictitious Bus Companies for Services Never Provided - Her mother is also charged in investigation by State Police & Division of Criminal Justice
10/9 - Mobile Gaming Regulations for Atlantic City Industry Become Effective
10/4 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Union County Prosecutor Announce Arrest of Unlicensed Dentist Accused of Using Deceased Dentist’s Identity to Practice Dentistry
10/2 - Middlesex County Man Found Guilty of Possessing Kilo of Cocaine That He Intended to Distribute - Faces Sentence of 10 to 20 years in State Prison
10/2 - Salem County Man Sentenced to 62 Years in State Prison on Charges of Attempted Murder & Kidnapping in Hostage Incident in Which He Fired on Officers, Wounding a County Investigator & Police Dog
10/1 - Attorney General, DEP Commissioner Announce Settlement that Resolves Allegations Durand Glass Violated Air Quality Laws
10/1 - Troopers Seize 35 Pounds of Marijuana During Motor Vehicle Stop
 
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9/28 - Former Campaign Worker in Essex County Convicted at Trial of Engaging in Ballot Fraud in 2007 Races in 29th Legislative District - Faces sentence of five to 10 years in prison on charges of conspiracy and election fraud
9/28 - Bergen County Public Adjuster Sentenced for Defrauding Insurance Companies by Billing for Services That Were Never Completed
9/27 - Father and Son Charged with Conspiring to Defraud Lenders of $4.5 Million and Steal Equity from Struggling Homeowners - Investigation by New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice revealed that the father allegedly promised to rescue homeowners from foreclosure, but instead sold their homes to unwitting investors
9/27 - Burlington County Company Pleads Guilty to Theft of Insurance Premiums
9/27 - Juvenile Justice Commission Holds High School Commencement Ceremony - 68 students receive degrees
9/27 - Division on Civil Rights to Host Regional Conference on Veterans’ Rights This Saturday on Battleship New Jersey
9/26 - Two Men Sentenced to Prison for Mortgage and Tax Fraud - Indicted in investigation by State Division of Criminal Justice & Division of Taxation
9/26 - Sussex County Gas Station Agrees to $50,000 Settlement to Conclude Action Arising from Alleged Price Gouging Following Tropical Storm Irene
9/24 - Essex County Man Charged With Stealing More Than $163,000 in Governmental Benefits Through a Social Security Number Scam
9/21 - National Child Passenger Safety Week Culminates with “Seat Check Saturday” tomorrow in New Jersey
9/21 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Announces Settlement with Travel Club that Allegedly Defrauded Scores of Consumers
9/21 - Two North Bergen Township Public Works Supervisors Indicted in Ongoing Investigation of Misuse of Township Workers to Perform Personal Chores for Bosses and Work for Political Campaigns
9/21 - Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team Investigates Shooting in Paterson Involving State Trooper
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9/20 - Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs Announce Expansion of “Project Medicine Drop” Into All 21 Counties; Statewide Reach Helps Consumers Dispose of Unused Medications
9/19 - Bounty Hunter Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Fraudulently Collect Fees by Claiming to Capture Fugitives Already Caught by Police - He faces prison term; 2 Hudson County sheriff’s officers previously pleaded guilty to aiding him
9/19 - New Jersey Attorney General Tells 800 Teens at Assembly to Get the Message and Stop Texting and Driving - Chiesa Joined by AT&T and Distracted Driving Victims’ Advocate Toni Donato on “No Texting and Driving Day”
9/18 - Lawyer Sentenced to Prison for Obtaining $2.6 Million in Home Loans Through Fraudulent Applications
9/17 - Trainer Pleads Guilty to Submitting Forged Medical Forms to State Athletic Control Board to Clear Fighters for Mixed Martial Arts
9/17 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Announces Settlement with Defendants Accused of Fraudulently Using Cancer Charity’s Tax-Exempt Status to Buy, Export Luxury Vehicles
9/14 - Former Auditor for Motor Vehicle Commission Sentenced for Falsifying Records to Cover Up Unexcused Absences
9/14 - Man Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison for Dealing Drugs for Ring Tied to Bloods Gang that Sold Cocaine, Heroin & PCP in Camden - Charged in multi-agency investigation, Operation City Wide, led by Division of Criminal Justice
9/13 - Morris County Lawyer Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison in Scheme to Defraud Lender of $431,200 - False Mortgage Application Resulted in Loan Issued to Dead Man
9/13 - Contractor Sentenced for Rigging Bids and Inflating School Contracts in the Westfield and Tinton Falls Districts - Engineer for school districts and two other contractors previously sentenced
9/13 - Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Settles With Seaside Heights Bar for Serving Visibly Intoxicated “Jersey Shore” Cast Member - Spicy Cantina & Mexican Grill Fined $15,000 and Will Ban ‘Deena’ for Two Years
9/12 - Troopers Arrest Man for Lewd Acts on a Moving Bus
9/12 - Hudson County Chiropractor Indicted for Allegedly Stealing More Than $13,000 by Submitting Fraudulent Claims to Insurance Company
9/12 - Monmouth County Man Sentenced for Illegal Distribution of Prescription Painkillers in Hudson County
9/11 - Pennsauken Man Pleads Guilty to First-Degree Charge of Possession of PCP With Intent to Distribute - Faces up to 20 years in prison in connection with his arrest in Camden
9/11 - North Bergen Public Works Superintendent Pleads Guilty to Directing Municipal Employees to Perform Chores at His Home While They Were Being Paid by the Township - He also had public employees assigned to work for political campaigns
9/11 - South Jersey Woman Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Boy, 13, and Photographing the Boy in Sexual Act With 8-Year-Old Girl- She and 2 others were charged in investigation by State Police & Division of Criminal Justice
9/10 - Lawyer Admits Defrauding Mortgage Lenders of $1 Million by Diverting Closing Funds & Filing False Settlement Statements - Pleads guilty to racketeering in investigation by Essex County Inspector General’s Office, Division of Criminal Justice and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
9/10 - Home Health Aide Sentenced for Stealing, Forging and Cashing Blank Checks She Stole From Patient - Checks Totaled More Than $144,000
9/7 - Father Found Guilty of Murder for Throwing Baby Girl from Garden State Parkway Bridge Into Raritan River in 2010 - Shamsiddin Abdur-Raheem Also Convicted of Kidnapping and Assault for Attacking Baby’s Grandmother and Abducting Baby Zara
9/7 - Former Motor Vehicle Commission Clerk in Jersey City Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Selling New Jersey Driver’s Licenses - Investigations by Division of Criminal Justice and Motor Vehicle Commission targeted illicit brokering rings at five motor vehicle agencies
9/7 - Nigerian Man Pleads Guilty to Assuming Identity of Dead Man to Stay in U.S. and Work as Security Supervisor at Newark Airport
9/6 - New Jersey’s Bans on Synthetic Marijuana and “Bath Salts” Drugs Leads to Significant Decline in Reported Incidents
9/5 - Former Motor Vehicle Commission Clerk in East Orange Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Selling New Jersey Driver’s Licenses - Woman pleaded guilty in investigation by Division of Criminal Justice, Motor Vehicle Commission and New Jersey State Police
9/5 - Division of Law Recovered More than $29 Million in Environmental Clean-Up Costs on Behalf of State
 
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8/7 - Indictment Charges 30 with First-Degree Racketeering in Probe of Violent Perth Amboy-Based Heroin Ring Linked to Ñetas Gang - Kidnapping, robbery & prison drug dealing alleged in investigation by AG’s Office, Perth Amboy Police, U.S. DEA, Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office & Department of Corrections
8/7 - New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, Office of Weights and Measures, Passaic County Prosecutor, Wayne Police Announce Complaints Against 12 Jewelers Accused of Violating “Cash For Gold” Consumer Protection Laws
8/6 - Ex-Correction Officer Sentenced to State Prison for Smuggling Cell Phones and Drugs Into Northern State Prison
8/6 - N.J. drivers continue to roll the dice
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8/3 - Attorney General Chiesa and Division of Consumer Affairs Obtain Temporary Restraints Against the Operators of Alleged Bogus 9-11 Charity
8/3 - New Jersey Assemblyman Robert Schroeder Charged with Writing Nearly $400,000 in Bad Checks to Investors - State Police & Division of Criminal Justice seize accounts and records in probe into allegations he wrote bad checks to numerous investors in his firm, which sells tents & prefab huts to military
8/3 - National Consumer Protection Conference Begins Next Week in Atlantic City
8/2 - South Jersey Car Dealer Charged With Filing False Tax Returns & Failing To Pay State Over $1.2 Million In Sales Taxes He Collected
8/2 - Woodbridge Man Indicted and Arrested on Charges He Performed Unlicensed Asbestos Abatement at Dozens of Schools and Homes - He Allegedly Released Hazardous Asbestos Dust & Debris at a Daycare Center and 9 Homes
8/1 - Former Newark Pharmacy Owner Pleads Guilty to Charging Medicaid for Medications He Bought Back from Patients - Defendant Has Agreed to Pay $400,000 in Restitution
8/1 - Attorney General and Consumer Affairs Obtain Temporary Restraints Against Contractors Who Allegedly Damaged or Destroyed Chimneys
 
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7/2 - Division of Highway Traffic Safety Reports Traffic-Related Fatalities Drop, but Alerts Drivers to Expect Heavy Travel Volume for July 4th
7/2 - Ewing Couple and Their Real Estate Firm Plead Guilty to Stealing from Home Sellers and Mortgage Lenders - Face state prison sentences in investigation by Division of Criminal Justice
7/2 - New Jersey Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs Warn Merchants Against Price Gouging During Declared States of Emergency
 
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