AG Platkin, Division of Consumer Affairs Announce 2023 Consumer Protection Enforcement Highlights

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today provided a look back at the 2023 enforcement initiatives undertaken by the Division to protect consumers from unfair and deceptive business practices.

Indiana Firearms Dealer Will Stop Selling Large Capacity Magazines into New Jersey, Pay Penalty to Resolve Investigation into Illegal Online Sales

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that an Indiana-based firearms dealer has agreed to stop advertising, offering for sale, and selling large capacity magazines (“LCMs”) to New Jersey residents, and prevent the ordering and shipping of its LCMs to any New Jersey addresses, in order to resolve allegations stemming from an undercover investigation conducted by the Division.

AG Platkin Welcomes Court Decision Rebuffing Private Equity-Run Lending Company’s Attempt to Avoid Trial

National Lending Company Mariner Finance Allegedly Charged Consumers Millions of Dollars for Hidden Add-On Products.

AG Platkin Leads Multistate Support for Wider Consumer Oversight of Digital Payment Services

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin yesterday led a coalition of Attorneys General to support a proposed federal rule that would expand supervisory authority over certain nonbank companies to ensure that such companies are subject to the same regulatory oversight as banks, credit unions, and other traditional financial institutions.

Attorney General Platkin and Division on Civil Rights Announce Equal Pay Act Settlement with AT&T

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) today announced that the State has entered into a Consent Decree and Order resolving allegations that AT&T violated the equal pay provisions of the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (LAD), known as the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay Act.

AG Platkin: NJ Bureau of Securities Files Enforcement Action Against a Former VP of Real Estate Investment Firm that Defrauded $630M from Investors Nationwide

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that the New Jersey Bureau of Securities within the Division of Consumer Affairs has filed a civil enforcement action against the former vice-president of an NJ-based real estate investment firm that defrauded investors nationwide.

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