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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.

Attorney General Platkin Announces Settlement with Mercer County Community College Resolving Allegations of Disability Discrimination Involving COVID-19

Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) announced today that DCR has entered into a Consent Order and Decree resolving a complaint alleging that Mercer County Community College discriminated against an employee who contracted COVID-19.

AG Platkin: For-Profit School and its Owner Agree to $4.6 Million Settlement to Resolve Allegations of Deceptive Business Practices, Unlawful Education Loans

Settlement Includes $3.4M in Forgiveness of Student Debt Tied to “Income Share Agreements” that Violated Federal Consumer Protection Laws Governing Private Student Loans.

AG Platkin, Division of Consumer Affairs Announce $442,000 Settlement with South Jersey Home Improvement Contractor Who Allegedly Defrauded Elderly Consumers and Others

For Immediate Release: October 5, 2023 Office of the Attorney General- Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralDivision of Consumer Affairs- Cari Fais, Acting DirectorDivision of Law- Michael T.G. Long, Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Lisa...
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