Category: Featured

Division of Consumer Affairs Updates “Most Inquired About” Charities List

NEWARK – An array of organizations claiming to help American veterans, all with very similar and inspiring names – Disabled American Veterans; Disabled Veterans National Foundation; Disabled Veterans Services; Paralyzed Veterans of America; Veterans Support Foundation; and Wounded Warrior Project – dominate the list of New Jersey’s “Top 10 Most Inquired-About Charities” for the first half of 2012.

Two State Treasury Officials Convicted Of Misconduct For Taking Gifts From Vendor

TRENTON – The former Director of the New Jersey Division of Taxation and an assistant deputy director were convicted today following a bench trial of official misconduct for accepting gifts from a collections company, OSI Collections Services Inc., while continuing to take action on the company’s contracts with the state to collect unpaid taxes, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.

Convicted Felons Accused Of Running Bogus 9-11 Charity

NEWARK – Two convicted felons who drove around New Jersey in a pickup truck painted with the names of first responders who perished in the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9-11 and solicited donations for surviving family members are being sued for allegedly defrauding the public by operating an unregistered charity.