New Jersey sues California company over ‘ghost guns’

U.S. 03/22/19, 21:14

New Jersey's attorney general announced a lawsuit Friday against a California company that sells mail-order firearms parts that can be turned into working weapons, the first such action the state has taken since it banned so-called ghost guns last year.The lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that Apple Valley-based U.S. Patriot Armory ...

Is it love? Maybe not, as romance scams proliferate

Business 02/13/19, 16:09

Is it love? Maybe not.The FTC announced this week that romance-related scams have surged recently and generated more losses than any other consumer fraud reported to the agency last year. The number of these romance scams reported to the agency jumped from 8,500 in 2015 to more than 21,000 in ...

Minnesota attorney general files fraud suit against Comcast

U.S. 12/21/18, 15:47

Minnesota's attorney general sued Comcast/Xfinity on Friday, alleging that the company has overcharged thousands of consumers for cable TV packages, charged them for unordered equipment and services, and failed to deliver on promised Visa gift cards.Attorney General Lori Swanson said it took her office more than two years to investigate ...

NFL defends lawsuit alleging Super Bowl ticket violations

Football 09/27/18, 13:11

The National Football League defended itself Thursday against charges that its ticketing policies for the 2014 Super Bowl violated New Jersey's consumer fraud law, in arguments before the state Supreme Court that reached a granular level with disputes over words in the statute including "the" and "those."The case was ...

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