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Message from the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey

May 30, 2020

 

"The images of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis are deeply disturbing.  Mr. Floyd’s death is being investigated not only by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI in Minneapolis, but by the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights division, as it should be.

"As county prosecutors entrusted with the solemn ...

Two Piscataway Residents Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme

NEWARK, NJ — Sean Huey, 42 and Donnette Ford, 51 both of Piscataway are among ten defendants facing charges in a mortgage fraud scheme in Essex County that targeted investment property buyers including new landlords in the New York City Special One Time Assistance Program (SOTA), a program which prepaid building owners one year of rent to relocate families from homeless shelters in New York ...

Murphy on George Floyd Killing: 'We Need a Deeper Well of Accountability and Responsibility'

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy closed out his daily COVID-19 press conference on Friday with comments about the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer in Minneapolis kept his knee on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes.

"George Floyd should be alive today – not just as a matter of principle or justice, but as a matter of human ...

Price Gouging Complaints: $12 Gallon Milk; $6 Roll Paper Towels; $25 Masks

NEWARK, NJ – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs this week has taken more than 200 actions in response to complaints of retailers increasing prices, including essential items like food, hand sanitizer, and other products used to stay safe and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.

Over the past seven days, the Division has ...

New Jersey Continues Crackdown on COVID-19 Related Price Gougers

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NEWARK, NJ – The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued approximately 514 cease-and-desist letters and 89 subpoenas to businesses reported by consumers to have engaged in price gouging or other consumer protection violations related to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal.

The Division’s open cases include investigations of ...

NJ Prisons Will Release Some Inmates to ‘Medical Home Confinement’

TRENTON, NJ - The state Department of Corrections is readying to release certain inmates to home confinement as a means to curtail coronavirus.

State correctional facilities will provide “temporary emergency medical home confinement” and expedited parole for certain jailed people who have not committed what the state considers to be serious offenses, such as murder or sexual ...

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Car Set on Fire, 42 Vehicles' Tires Slashed on Manville Streets

June 3, 2020

MANVILLE, NJ – A car was set on fire and tires were slashed on 42 vehicles parked on the streets and in driveways early Wednesday morning In an incident similar to three others that occurred in the northwest section of the borough in June and August, 2018 when a total of 155 cars were targeted.

The June 3 slashings were discovered when fire and police officers responded to the car fire ...