Press Releases : Division of Consumer Affairs

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.

AG Platkin and the Division of Consumer Affairs Announce $502,000 Settlement with Freedom Mortgage Corp.

Settlement Resolves Allegations of Harassing Sales Calls, Bait and Switch Sales Tactics, and Other Violations of Consumer Protection Laws For Immediate Release: July 11, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Consumer...

New Jersey Bureau of Securities Announces Launch of Annual Investment Adviser Examination

Assessment Aimed at Identifying, Addressing Potential Risks to Investors For Immediate Release: June 14, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Consumer Affairs- Cari Fais, Acting DirectorBureau of Securities- Amy G....

AG Platkin, NJDEP, and Division of Consumer Affairs Announce 1,4-Dioxane Contamination Lawsuit

State’s Complaint Seeks Compensation for Natural Resource Damages and Consumer Fraud For Immediate Release: March 23, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralNJ Department of Environmental Protection- Shawn M. LaTourette, Commissioner...

Lawsuit Filed by AG, NJDEP, and Division of Consumer Affairs Accuses Five Oil and Gas Companies of Misleading the Public About Their Products and Climate Change

State Accuses Defendants of Deceptive Business Practices in Concealing the Risks Posed by Oil and Gas for Decades, Driving Ongoing Use of Fossil Fuels For Immediate Release: October 18, 2022 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney General For...
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