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Egg Harbor Township Hotel To Pay $64k For Price Gouging During Sandy

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that Amy Hotels, LLC, d/b/a “Econo Lodge” (“Amy Hotels”) in Egg Harbor Township, has agreed to pay $64,543.96 to resolve the State’s allegations […]

6 hours ago

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NJ Cites 68 Home Improvement Contractors For Consumer Law Violations

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued Notices of Violation to 68 home improvement contractors due to alleged violations of consumer protection law. The state is seeking a total of […]

07/16/2014

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Don’t Fall Victim To IRS Tax Scam Call

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers about a scam in which New Jerseyans received phone calls from con artists claiming to be representatives of the U.S. Internal Revenue […]

03/20/2014

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Be On The Lookout For Super Bowl Scams

By Jim Donovan: With Super Bowl XLVIII fast approaching, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs is reminded sports fans to beware of opportunistic scams that have been known to occur during major sports events. […]

01/24/2014

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Strategy To Fight Rising Gun Violence In Trenton Announced Same Day Officers Are Shot

It had been planned, but a two pronged initiative announced Thursday by the New Jersey State Attorney General’s office to fight rising violence in Trenton, came on the same day as a police-involved shooting.

08/15/2013

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BLOG: Top 10 Most Inquired About Charities

 By Jim Donovan:  Just because a charity claims to help those in need, that doesn’t mean they all deliver the goods.   So that is why the New Jersey Attorney General is reminding consumers to Investigate […]

08/03/2012

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New Jersey’s ‘Cop In Shops’ Program Gets Underway For 16th Year

The idea is not only to catch young people trying to palm themselves off as 21 but to prevent those over 21 from getting booze for those underage.

07/01/2012

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BLOG: Check Out NJ Charities & Contractors With Apple Apps

By Jim Donovan:  The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has made it easier than ever to “Investigate Before You Donate” and learn how your favorite charities actually spend the money you give. The Division […]

05/29/2012

Brandon Jacobs #27 of the New York Giants looks on during warm ups against the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Giants won 21-17. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

NJ State Troopers Suspended, NFL Star Implicated In ‘Death Race 2012’

The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office suspended two state troopers without pay and transferred a third following what has been called “Death Race 2012.”

04/23/2012

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I-Team Exclusive: 5 Jobs = Nearly $300,000 Salary For NJ School Official

A school administrator made nearly $300,000 in salary with five jobs last school year, paid with your tax dollars.

02/06/2012

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BLOG: Top 10 Consumer Complaints In NJ

By Jim Donovan: As part of National Consumer Protection Week, The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has released its “Top 10″ list of complaints that it received from consumers last year. The high-cost categories […]

03/08/2011

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