Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs (“Division”) announced today that Texas-based internet dating service provider Bumble, Inc. will pay $315,000 and change its business practices to settle allegations it violated New Jersey’s consumer protection and internet dating safety laws by misrepresenting or failing to disclose its criminal background screening policies and practices to its New Jersey users.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin warned New Jerseyans to beware of internet scams using the promise of love and romance to financially victimize individuals from young teens to senior citizens.
Florida Firm Agrees to Stop Selling Unregistered Securities.
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.
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.
National Lending Company Mariner Finance Allegedly Charged Consumers Millions of Dollars for Hidden Add-On Products.