– The Division of Consumer Affairs
has mailed letters to the operators of ten
gas stations informing them that minor violations
identified at their facilities earlier this
year in fact did not exist.
ten stations were found to either have inaccurate
credit card receipts or did not have the
brand of fuel posted. A subsequent review
following the inspections conducted by either
local or state Weights and Measures inspectors
found that these 10 stations in fact did
not have the noted violations. Five of the
10 stations were cited for other violations
that were confirmed to be valid.
setting the record straight,” said
David Szuchman, Consumer Affairs Director.
“We did verify that many serious violations,
such as inaccurate pumps and pricing errors,
did exist at service stations elsewhere.
But in reviewing these 10 cases, we found
that the violations for inaccurate credit
card receipts or no brand of gasoline posted
ten stations are as follows:
Credit Card Receipts
Mobil (aka Northfield Inc.) *
Management, Old Bridge *
#30526, Pennsauken *
Oil, Ogdensburg *
Gulf (aka Ross Fogg Fuel Oil, Inc.)
Browns Mills (aka M & T, Inc.)
Willingboro (aka Harden Petroleum, Inc.)
Trenton (aka Quart, Inc.)
Rastall Oil Co., North Brunswick (aka
Longhorn Oil Corp.)
stations noted with a * were cited for other
violations that are still valid.
violations identified at two other service
stations, Academy Exxon in Livingston and
Riggins in Millville, were previously announced
as being inaccurate.
than 1,000 gas stations statewide were inspected
at the end of May through a coordinated
effort involving county and state Weights
and Measures personnel. A total of 338 stations
(corrected total) were found to have had