Owner of Essex County School Bus Company Pleads Guilty to Charges Stemming from Company’s Use of Unqualified Drivers and Unsafe Buses to Transport Children

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability (OPIA) announced today that an Essex County-based school bus company and one of its owners pleaded guilty, after hiring unqualified drivers, failing to perform drug tests and background checks, operating unsafe buses, and attempting to conceal their misconduct.

Defendant Who Allegedly Held 15-Year-Old Girl Captive at South Jersey Hotel Indicted by Grand Jury on Human Trafficking Charges

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) today announced that a state grand jury voted to file criminal charges against a suspect who was allegedly operating a human trafficking network in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

AG Platkin and Director Iyer Issue Statement on Addressing Bias in K-12 Schools, Colleges, and Universities in New Jersey

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Sundeep Iyer, Director of the Division on Civil Rights, have issued a statement in response to the recent rise in antisemitism and Islamophobia in K-12 schools and on college and university campuses.

AG Platkin, 41 Other Attorneys General Sue Meta for Harms to Youth from Instagram, Facebook

Company Falsely Assured the Public That Features Were Safe for Young Users.

Attorney General’s Office, Division of Consumer Affairs Recognize ‘National Child Identity Theft Awareness Day’ with Tips for Protecting Kids’ Privacy Online

Educating Kids, Monitoring Online Activities is Essential to Keeping Identity Thieves at Bay For Immediate Release: September 1, 2023 Office of the Attorney General Division of Consumer Affairs- Cari Fais, Acting Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lisa...

College Student Indicted After Allegedly Impersonating Woman on Social Media to Obtain Lewd Footage of Children

For Immediate Release: August 28, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Criminal Justice- J. Stephen Ferketic, Acting Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Dan ProchiloOAGpress@njoag.gov TRENTON — The Office...