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AG Announces $29 Million Settlement With Toyota

TRENTON – New Jersey will receive $1.9 million as part of a multi-state settlement with the Toyota Motor Company that resolves allegations the company concealed safety issues related to sudden, unintended acceleration in vehicles it manufactured and sold, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced today.

[PHOTO] Celebrating Ash Wednesday

PATERSON – St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson welcomed Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli on Ash Wednesday as he addressed employees and visitors during the morning Mass and distributed ashes. After Mass, Bishop Serratelli took time to meet and greet…

State Reaches Settlement With Modeling Company Accused Of Misleading Customers

NEWARK – A modeling and talent services company who the state alleged misled customers into signing expensive contracts for photo shoot services has agreed to pay$400,000 to settle the lawsuit filed by the Office of the Attorney General and the State Division of Consumer Affairs. As part of the settlement, the company will refund almost $100,000 to its customers.

East Orange Water Commission Officals Accused Of Manipulating Contaminant Test Results

TRENTON – Two top officials of the East Orange Water Commission (EOWC) – the executive director and the assistant executive director – have been indicted for allegedly conspiring to manipulate the agency’s water supply by shutting down contaminated wells prior to monthly water tests so as to falsify results and report lower levels of a regulated contaminant in the drinking water supplied to customers, Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa announced.