Press Releases : Division of Consumer Affairs
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 announced today the launch of the Home Appraisal Discrimination Initiative to address persistent systemic inequities in real estate appraisals, which play a critical role in the homebuying and home refinancing process.
AG Platkin: New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Reaches Settlement with Dollar General Over Allegations of Pricing Violations
Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs today announced that Dollar General Corp. (“Dollar General”), a national discount retail chain has agreed to pay $1.2 million to resolve allegations of pricing violations.
AG Platkin, Division of Consumer Affairs Announce $640,000 Settlement with Defunct NJ Cosmetology School that Allegedly Defrauded Students and Failed to Meet Curriculum Requirements for Licensure
A now-defunct New Jersey cosmetology school and its related entities have agreed to pay nearly $640,000 to resolve the State’s lawsuit alleging they defrauded students and engaged in substandard business practices that financially harmed students.