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5/24 - AG Grewal to IRS: Stop “Playing Politics” with SALT Tax Guidance—or Face a Legal Challenge - Attorney General Asks IRS to Withdraw Proposal that Would Upend New Jersey’s Charitable Deduction Tax Credit Law
5/24 - Proposed Regulation Division of Consumer Affairs
5/24 - Proposed Regulation Occupational Therapy Advisory Council
5/23 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Assesses $100,000 Penalty Against Bergen County Man for Defrauding Investors and Spending Their Funds on Food, Drink, Limos and a “Gentlemen’s Club”
5/23 - Division on Civil Rights Obtains Settlements in Two Cases Where Support Dog Accommodations Were Denied for Disabled
5/22 - Man Arrested for Allegedly Attempting to Arrange Sexual Encounter with Boy, 14, Who in Reality Was Undercover State Police Detective
5/21 - AG Grewal Moves to Defend Dreamers from Texas-Led Lawsuit - N.J. Seeks to Intervene in Suit Filed by State of Texas that Would End DACA Protections
5/21 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Orders Three Online Cryptocurrency Promoters to Stop Offering Unregistered Securities in the State - NJ Actions Part of International “Crypto-Crackdown”
5/18 - Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison in Seizure of 5 Pounds of Methamphetamine by Atlantic City Task Force & Federal Partners
5/18 - Cedar Creek High School Wins 2018 NJ High School Consumer Bowl
5/18 - Woman Sentenced to State Prison for Fraudulently Purchasing Three Homes in New Jersey Using Bad Checks
5/18 - Former Dunellen School Board President Sentenced on Charge of Possession of Child Pornography
5/18 - Trenton Narcotics Dealer Convicted at Trial of Distributing First-Degree Quantity of Cocaine
5/18 - AG Grewal to U.S. Education Secretary: New Jersey Will Investigate For-Profit Colleges if Feds Won’t - State Offers to Take Over Investigations into Fraud by Educational Institutions
5/14 - Division on Civil Rights Co-Sponsors Public Housing Forum - Other Co-Sponsors of Event Include Monarch Housing Associates, Seton Hall Law School, Anti-Poverty Network of NJ and NJ Institute for Social Justice
5/11 - Attorney General Grewal Opposes Justice Department Ending Data Collection on Violence Against LGBTQ Youth - LGBTQ Youth Almost Twice as Likely to be Bullied and Threatened at School
5/9 - Ocean County Man Convicted at Trial of Using His Securities Trading Company to Steal Over $400,000 from Investors
5/8 - Governor Murphy Announces Release of GUNStat Report
5/8 - NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Announces $100,000 Settlement with App Developer Resolving Investigation into Alleged Violations of Children’s Online Privacy Law
5/7 - AG Grewal Announces Creation of New Enforcement Unit to Protect Data Privacy of New Jersey’s Residents - Unit will Handle State’s Ongoing Civil Investigation into Facebook, Other Matters
5/7 - AG Grewal, State’s Securities Regulator to Congress: Federal Bill Would Weaken State Securities Fraud Enforcement - Joint Letter Urges Federal Lawmakers to Vote Against H.R. 5037
5/4 - NJ Board of Medical Examiners Revokes License of Vivienne Matalon, the Cherry Hill Doctor Who Indiscriminately Prescribed Painkiller “Subsys” to Three Patients, Including One That Died
5/4 - Attorney General Grewal Files Opposition to Federal Plan That Would Reduce Penalty for Violating Emission Standards - Comments Challenge Trump Administration Efforts to Roll Back Cost of Violating Critical Emissions Standard to Amount Imposed Decades Ago
5/4 - Ex-Claims Investigator for State Department of Treasury Sentenced to Prison for Stealing $78,000 by Processing and Approving False Claims
5/4 - Sex Offender with Prior Convictions for Molesting Boy and Possessing Child Pornograpy Pleads Guilty to New Child Pornography Charge
5/3 - Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team Investigates Police-Involved Shooting in Buena with No Injuries
5/3 - AG Grewal Takes Action to Fight “Misclassification” of Workers as “Independent Contractors”
5/2 - Attorney General Grewal, U.S. Attorney Announce Settlement of False Claims Action Against New Jersey Construction Firm
5/1 - N.J. Challenges EPA Rollback of Federal Auto Fuel Economy Standards - Attorney General Grewal Joins Multi-State Fight to Uphold Existing Limits, Protect Air Quality
5/1 - NJ Consumer Affairs Files Second Lawsuit Against 21st Century Auto Group Alleging the Dealership and Owner Dmitry Zeldin Continue to Engage in Deceptive Business Practices
5/1 - Statewide Law Day Celebration - Attorney General Grewal to Address 48 candidates for citizenship
 
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4/30 - Two Camden Men Plead Guilty in Series of 7-Eleven Robberies in 2014 Including Pennsauken Robbery in which Clerk was Shot Multiple Times
4/30 - Ocean County Lawyer who Hosted Radio Show on Elder Law Indicted on Charges He Stole $1.9 Million from Elderly Clients
4/27 - Man Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Distributing Child Pornography Via Twitter & Possessing Over 16,000 Videos & Images of Child Pornography
4/27 - Attorney General’s Office Charges Three More Individuals with Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - AG’s Office has charged 112 defendants in historic anti-fraud program with state & federal partners
4/26 - Alleged Drug Traffickers Indicted in Connection With 3-Kilo Seizure of Heroin by Atlantic City Task Force & Homeland Security Investigations
4/25 - NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Settles Lawsuit by Permanently Shutting Down Three Monmouth County Companies that Targeted Seniors in Aggressive and Deceptive Telemarketing of Emergency Response Systems
4/24 - Division on Civil Rights Obtains Settlement for Worker Fired After Citing Need to Retrieve Asthma Inhaler
4/23 - Florida Man Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Filing More Than $1.2 Million in Fraudulent Insurance Claims
4/20 - Suspended Meter Reader and Clerk for New Brunswick Water Department Plead Guilty to Reducing Water and Sewer Bills in Return for Bribes
4/20 - State Medical Board Permanently Revokes License of Burlington County Family Physician for Allegedly Indiscriminately Prescribing Opioid Painkillers to Patients for Years
4/20 - Union County Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Distributing Child Pornography on Internet Using File-Sharing Software - He was arrested by AG’s Office & ICE Homeland Security Investigations in Operation Predator Alert
4/20 - Drug Dealer Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison in Connection With Seizure of Over 30 Pounds of the Super-Potent Opioid Fentanyl in Camden - Seizure by State Police, HSI, DEA HIDTA Task Force & Camden PD set record that was later broken
4/19 - State Trooper Indicted for Allegedly Stopping Female Motorists to Pressure Them to Date Him and Falsifying Records to Cover Up Actions
4/16 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Orders New Brunswick Man to Pay $750,000 for Selling Unregistered Securities Tied to Alleged $1.2 Billion Ponzi Scheme
4/16 - Ex-Motor Vehicle Commission Clerk Pleads Guilty and Faces Prison for Taking Cash to Allow Over 200 People to Evade License and Permit Exams - A runner who brought him customers and a bus company owner also pleaded guilty today
4/13 - Founder of Special Needs School Faces New First-Degree Charge in Superseding Indictment Alleging Theft of $779,000 in Public Tuition Funds
4/13 - Middlesex Doctor Temporarily Suspended from Practice After Online Tip, PMP Review Leads to Allegations of Indiscriminate Prescribing
4/13 - Attorney General Grewal Announces Steps to Strengthen Confidence in the Criminal Justice System
4/12 - Attorney General Grewal Files Brief Asking Court to Protect New Jersey “Dreamers” from Deportation
4/11 - Attorney General Grewal Demands Changes to Federal Proposal That Would Strip Workers of Right to Sue for Certain Labor Violations
4/11 - Indictment Charges Trenton, N.J., Couple With Human Trafficking for Allegedly Forcing Girl, 17, to Work as Prostitute at Area Hotels
4/10 - Attorney General and Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control Announce New Task Force to Train Municipal Police Officers as Partners in Enforcing NJ’s Liquor Laws
4/9 - Attorney General’s Office Releases Surveillance Video Related to Fatal Police-Involved Shooting in Princeton
4/9 - Attorney General Grewal Joins Lawsuit to Defend Affordable Care Act - Seeks to Block Effort that Would Undermine Healthcare for New Jersey Residents
4/6 - Unlicensed North Jersey Chiropractor Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison in Fraud Ring that Bilked Nearly $4 Million from Insurance Carriers
4/6 - Man Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison for Trafficking Girl, 17, as Prostitute in South Jersey Motels
4/6 - AG Grewal Demands Answers on Florida Offshore Drilling Exemption; Threatens to Sue if Plans for Drilling Off New Jersey Coast Not Dropped
4/6 - Governor, Attorney General Announce Actions to Keep Public Informed About Gun Crimes, Sources of Weapons
4/5 - Attorney General Grewal Announces Statewide Initiative to Strengthen Police-Community Relations - Attorney General to Host Quarterly Events in All 21 Counties as Part of New “21/21 Community Policing Project”
4/4 - Virtua Medical Group Agrees to Pay Nearly $418,000, Tighten Data Security to Settle Allegations of Privacy Lapses Concerning Medical Treatment Files of Patients
4/4 - Indictment Charges Man With Assuming Identity of Account Holder and Using Fraudulently Obtained Debit Card to Steal Over $69,000
4/3 - Burlington County Doctor Temporarily Barred From Treating Patients Amid Allegations He Indiscriminately Prescribed Highly-Restricted Fentanyl “TIRF” Drugs and Other Opioids to Patients
4/3 - Pennsylvania Man Charged with Filing Fraudulent Insurance Claims in NJ for Items Purportedly Lost or Stolen While He Was Traveling
4/2 - Leader and Three Other Men Plead Guilty in Connection With Heroin and Cocaine Ring in Newark Linked to Latin Kings Gang - New Jersey State Police & AG’s Office dismantled violent drug ring in “Operation Peddling Misery”
4/2 - Division of Consumer Affairs to Hold Public Events on Classification of Marijuana as a Controlled Substance in New Jersey
4/2 - Hudson County Woman Charged with Stealing More Than $46,000 By Fraudulently Collecting Her Dead Mother’s Insurance Benefits
 
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3/30 - Attorney General Grewal Files Amicus Brief Challenging President Trump’s Third Travel Ban
3/29 - Racing Commission Proposes Rule Amendments Altering Medication Testing Procedures for Thoroughbred Race Horses
3/29 - Racing Commission Proposes Rule Amendments Altering Certain Medication Testing Procedures for Harness Race Horses
3/29 - Lawyer Sentenced to 26 Years in Prison for Stealing $1.5 Million from Clients
3/29 - AG Grewal Takes Action to Protect 9/11 Responders and Survivors; Questions Federal Plan to Alter World Trade Center Health Program
3/28 - Attorney General Grewal and Acting State Police Superintendent Colonel Callahan Reconstitute “State-Stat” Initiative - Leaders of police agencies to meet regularly to share intelligence and best practices
3/28 - AG Grewal Joins Multi-State Coalition in Objecting to Federal “Conscience” Rule that Sanctions Discrimination
3/27 - Attorney General Grewal and New Jersey State Police Release the 2016 Bias Incidents in New Jersey Report
3/27 - New Jersey to Sue Federal Government Over Inclusion of Citizenship Question in 2020 U.S. Census - Attorney General Grewal to Join Multi-State Suit Challenging Federal Action
3/27 - Attorney General Grewal Announces New Leadership at the Division of Consumer Affairs - New Focus on Filling the Void Left By Federal Pullback of Consumer Protection Regulation
3/26 - Attorney General Grewal Issues Law Enforcement Directive Requiring the Immediate Reporting of Tips About Threats of Violence Against Schools
3/23 - Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for His Role in Drug Ring That Used the Internet to Make Mail-Order Sales of Cocaine and Designer Drugs - Twelve members and associates of the narcotics ring were indicted in “Operation Skin Deep”
3/20 - Attorney General’s Shooting Response Team Investigates Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Princeton
3/20 - Statement of Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal on Facebook Data Breach
3/20 - Attorney General Grewal Announces Two New Law Enforcement Policies Designed to Ensure Law Enforcement Safety and Promote Public Trust
3/20 - Proposed Regulation – Board of Psychological Examiners
3/20 - Proposed Regulation – Prescription Monitoring Program
3/19 - Indictments Charge 15 Alleged Leaders and Members of Three Separate Cocaine Distribution Rings in Plainfield, N.J., in “Operation Snowbank”
3/16 - Bergen County Doctor Permanently Barred from Practicing in New Jersey Amid Allegations He Indiscriminately Prescribed Opioid Painkillers
3/16 - Man Sentenced to Prison for Trying to Arrange Sexual Encounter With Underage Girl Who in Reality Was Undercover State Police Detective - Child predator was one of 79 defendants arrested in “Operation Safety Net”
3/15 - Attorney General Grewal Asks Congress Not to Gut New Jersey’s Ability to Regulate Student Loan Industry
3/15 - Attorney General Grewal Joins Amicus Briefs to Protect New Jersey Residents Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination
3/14 - Racing Commission Proposes Amendments to Update, Clarify Thoroughbred Claim Race Rules
3/14 - Racing Commission Proposes Amendments to Update, Clarify Harness Claim Race Rules
3/14 - Attorney General Joins Multi-State Letter Seeking Protection for 10,000 New Jersey Residents Who Face Possible Deportation
3/13 - Attorney General Announces Indictment of Nine Alleged Members of Major Cocaine Supply Network In Paterson
3/12 - Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Stealing $317,736 from State by Filing Fraudulent Unemployment and Temporary Disability Claims
3/12 - Attorney General Grewal Joins New Multi-State Comments Opposing Federal Plan to Expand Offshore Drilling
3/12 - Attorney General Grewal Announces Total of $196 Million in MTBE Settlements with Sunoco, BP and Shell
3/9 - Attorney General Grewal Joins Multi-State Letter Urging Full Funding of Federal EPA - AGs Warn that Budget Cuts Could Harm State-Level Environmental Efforts
3/9 - Hudson County Doctor Charged with Health Care Claims Fraud and Other Crimes Following Undercover Sting
3/7 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Orders Online Cryptocurrency Promoter “Bitcoiin” to Stop Offering Unregistered Securities in the State
3/6 - Ocean County Man Who Possessed Over 36,000 Videos and Images of Child Pornography Pleads Guilty to Distributing Child Pornography Online - Defendant was one of 40 men arrested in “Operation Statewide”
3/6 - Attorney General Grewal Announces Leadership Positions in the Divisions of Law and Criminal Justice and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor
3/5 - Passaic County Doctor Charged with Stealing More than $500,000 from Insurance Companies in Medical Kickback Fraud Scheme
3/1 - Essex County Man Charged with Illegally Obtaining $74,000 in Disability Insurance Payments by Submitting Phony Documents
3/1 - NJ Medical Board Temporarily Bars Passaic County Surgeon from Prescribing CDS, Seeing Patients Without a State-Approved Monitor Amid Allegations of Indiscriminate Prescribing and Other Misconduct
 
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2/27 - Division of Consumer Affairs Will Not Pursue Appeal of Ruling on Marijuana Classification, Will Review Drug’s Highly Restricted “Schedule I” Status
2/26 - Attorney General Grewal Announces Statewide Policy Governing Release of Body- & Dash-Camera Videos of Police Deadly Force Incidents - Policy Encourages Transparency and Calls for Videos to be Released in Most Cases After Substantial Completion of Investigation if Formally Requested
2/26 - Attorney General’s Letter to IRS: Individuals Who Prepaid 2018 Property Taxes in 2017 Entitled to SALT Deduction
2/23 - Division on Civil Rights Proposes Readoption of Rules Governing Practice and Procedure
2/23 - Attorney General’s Office Charges Five More Individuals with Filing False Applications for Superstorm Sandy Relief Funds - AG’s Office has charged 109 defendants in historic anti-fraud program with state & federal partners
2/22 - Attorney General Grewal Announces Settlement with Takata Subsidiary over Defective Auto Airbag Systems
2/22 - New Jersey Attorney General Announces Creation of New Office to Fight Opioid Addiction Crisis - Unveils Office’s Key Initiatives at Multi-State Symposium on Opioid Crisis
2/20 - Man Indicted for Carjacking in Millburn in Which He Allegedly Grabbed a Girl, 13, Around the Neck and Threatened to Kill Her
2/20 - Attorney General Grewal Moves to Protect NJ Students From Abuses by Predatory For-Profit Schools - Group Says ACICS Enabled Abusive Schools, Harmed Students and Taxpayers
2/15 - Pennsylvania Woman Charged with Stealing Nearly $78,000 from Elderly Relative with Dementia Living in Long-Term Care Facility
2/14 - Racketeering Indictment Charges Alleged Leader of Major Camden Gun Trafficking Ring, His Ohio Purchaser, and Five Middlemen Who Allegedly Brokered Illegal Sales of Guns – Including Assault Rifles – to Criminals - AG’s Office, NJ State Police, DEA Camden HIDTA Task Force, Camden Metro PD & ATF break up ring
2/14 - Bergen County Woman Pleads Guilty to Filing Phony Insurance Claims for Superstorm Sandy Losses and Filing False Bankruptcy Application to Shed $175,000 in Debt
2/13 - Attorney General Grewal Joins Multi-State Challenge Opposing Trump “Sanctuary Jurisdictions” Appeal - Amicus Brief Supports Opposition to Threatened Federal Funding Cuts
2/12 - AG Grewal Joins National Coalition of Attorneys General Opposing Citizenship Question on 2020 U.S. Census
2/12 - Newark Man Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for His Role in Ring That Stole and Fenced Luxury Cars in Northern and Central New Jersey - Charged in probe by Division of Criminal Justice, Woodbridge PD & State Police Auto Theft Task Force
2/12 - Attorney General Joins Multi-State Coalition Seeking End to Required Arbitration of Workplace Sexual Harassment Claims
2/9 - Man Pleads Guilty and Faces Lengthy Prison Sentence for Trafficking Girl, 17, as Prostitute in South Jersey Motels
2/9 - Man Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Blackmailing Underage Girls Into Engaging in Sexual Conduct on Webcams and Recording Them
2/9 - Man Sentenced to State Prison for Stealing $76,000 in Scheme Involving Phony Credit Cards Manufactured With Stolen Account Information
2/9 - Attorney General Announces Leadership Team
2/9 - New Jersey Bureau of Securities Orders “Bitstrade” to Stop Offering Unregistered Securities in the State
2/7 - New Jersey Attorney General Joins Multi-State Coalition Opposing Immigration-Related Federal Grant Cuts to States and Localities
2/6 - Attorney General Announces New Jersey Participation in Multi-State Suit Opposing EPA Suspension of Clean Water Rule
2/6 - New Jersey Joins Multi-State Coalition in Challenging Federal Ban on Transgender Military Service
2/6 - Certified Nurse Aide, Three Others Charged with Stealing More than $80,000 from Two Elderly, Disabled Individuals
2/5 - Attorney General Announces New Jersey Participation in Multi-State Suit Opposing Repeal of Net Neutrality
2/2- New Jersey Attorney General Signs onto Multi-State Letter Opposing Federal Expansion of Offshore Drilling
2/1- New Jersey Bureau of Securities Announces $100,000 Civil Penalty and the Revocation of Agent Registration Against Livingston Resident Who Defrauded Elderly Couple
 
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