AG Platkin Announces New Program in Six Municipal Court Systems to Assist Non-Violent Offenders Overcoming Addiction

For Immediate Release: November 1, 2022 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralNJ CARES- Kelly E. Levy, Acting Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Julia WiacekOAGpress@njoag.gov TRENTON – Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin...

AG Platkin Announces Prison Sentences for Operators of a “Drive-Through” Drug Distribution Network in Newark

8-Month Investigation Led to Seizure of AR-15s, Handguns, Heroin & Cocaine For Immediate Release: October 24, 2022 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Criminal Justice- Pearl Minato, Director For Further Information:...

Acting AG Platkin Announces Prison Sentence for Final Defendant Convicted in Operation of Passaic County Opioid Mill

Operation Distributed Heroin and Fentanyl Reportedly Linked to 22 Suspected Overdoses For Immediate Release: August 29, 2022 Office of the Attorney General – Matthew J. Platkin, Acting Attorney General Division of Criminal Justice – Pearl Minato, Director...

Acting AG Platkin Announces Charges in Alleged Opioid Distribution Network Being Run from Morris County Physician’s Office

For Immediate Release: August 5, 2022 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Acting Attorney GeneralOffice of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor- Tracy M. Thompson, Insurance Fraud Prosecutor For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lisa...

Acting AG Platkin Announces Mallinckrodt to Pay More Than $230 Million to Settle Lawsuit Alleging Underpayment of Medicaid Drug Rebates

As Part of Settlement, NJ to Receive Nearly $2.8 Million in Restitution and Other Recoveries For Immediate Release: July 26, 2022 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Acting Attorney GeneralOffice of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor- Tracy M. Thompson,...

Acting AG Platkin Announces Mallinckrodt Bankruptcy Plan Goes Effective, Resulting in Over a Billion Dollars for New Jersey and Other Public Creditors to Use toward Opioid Abatement

As Part of Mallinckrodt Bankruptcy Plan, New Jersey and its Subdivisions to Receive Approximately $30 Million Dollars from Dublin-Based Pharmaceutical Company that Flooded Market with Highly Addictive Opioid Painkillers, Downplayed Risks For Immediate Release: June...
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