Press Releases : Bergen County

AG Platkin, DEP Commissioner LaTourette Resolve Montvale Groundwater Natural Resource Damage Case

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced a $14 million resolution of a natural resource damages (NRD) lawsuit against two companies for the contamination of groundwater with trichloroethylene (TCE) in Montvale, Bergen County.

Bergen County Father and Son Indicted in Alleged ‘Fix-and-Flip’ Investment Scam Involving Shore Properties, Defrauding Investors and Lenders of More Than $2.5M

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin announced today that a state grand jury indicted a father and son from Bergen County for allegedly defrauding investors and mortgage lenders of more than $2.5 million through an investment scam involving Jersey Shore real estate.

AG Platkin Announces Enforcement Actions in Eight Source-of-Income Discrimination Cases

New Jersey’s Law Against Discrimination Bars Landlords from Discriminating Against Potential Tenants Based on Their Receipt of Government Rental Assistance.

AG Platkin, Division on Civil Rights Take Enforcement Actions to Combat Disability Discrimination

Division Announces Findings of Probable Cause in 5 Cases and the Resolution of 11 Other Cases Involving Allegations of Disability Discrimination For Immediate Release: July 25, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision on Civil...

AG Platkin Announces 14-Year Prison Sentence for Bergen County Man Who Led Burglary Ring That Targeted Residences Across New Jersey

Over 40 Law Enforcement Agencies Collaborated in the Investigation that Led to Sentencing For Immediate Release: March 14, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Criminal Justice- Pearl Minato, Director For Further...
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