More New Jersey Articles

  • Owner of Econo Lodge in N.J. settles price-gouging allegations

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a $64,543.96 agreement with an Atlantic County hotel that allegedly engaged in unlawful price gouging following Superstorm Sandy. Amy Hotels LLC, doing business as Econo Lodge, allegedly...

  • Casino workers turn to prayer to save their jobs

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — They've turned to politicians, bureaucrats, businessmen and union reps to try to save their jobs at three Atlantic City casinos scheduled to close soon. Now, hundreds of soon-to-be unemployed dealers, cocktail servers and hotel workers are turning to what many say...

  • Showboat gets OK to close Aug 31; track slots eyed

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Momentum to shift some gambling away from Atlantic City increased Tuesday as a state senator introduced plans for a constitutional amendment that would put slot machines at New Jersey's four horse racing tracks, a business group increased its planning for an...

  • Lawyer: Revel still seeks sale, losing $1M weekly

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The troubled Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City still hopes to auction off its property but needs to close to stop big losses, a lawyer for it said. Attorney John Cunningham said in bankruptcy court Monday that the casino is losing more than $1 million every week, The Press...

  • Atlantic City fears closing casinos may be eyesore

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk. Analysts and entrepreneurs tell The Associated...

  • New Jersey AG sues South Jersey puppy dealer

    NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced Thursday a lawsuit has been filed against a Salem County puppy dealer who allegedly sold sick pets to consumers. Hoffman Jessica Durkin, doing business as Prada Puppies, allegedly failed to provide...

  • Christie vows to help casino workers find new jobs

    OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie vowed Thursday to do everything he can to help laid-off Atlantic City casino workers find new jobs after the hotels they work for close next month. Revel Casino Hotel, the city's newest resort, announced this week that it will shut down in September...

  • ‘As Seen on TV’ company sued by New Jersey attorney general

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a lawsuit on Wednesday against a Fairfield-based company that allegedly engaged in multiple violations of the Consumer Fraud Act. Telebrands Corp., a company known for its “As Seen on...

  • Revel casino still talking with potential bidders

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A day after announcing it will shut down next month, Revel Casino Hotel told a bankruptcy court judge it is still negotiating with potential buyers. In a notice adjourning an auction of Revel that had been set for Thursday, its lawyers say they are engaged in "ongoing...

  • You know you want to watch Chris Christie get doused with ice water

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie accepted a challenge to perform the latest Internet craze: Having a bucket of ice water poured over one's head.

  • N.J. AG suing three home improvement businesses

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman filed a nine-count lawsuit on Monday against three home improvement businesses for allegedly engaging in illegal business practices. Hoffman’s Division of Consumer Affairs received...

  • Atlantic City's Revel Casino to close in September

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When it opened just over two years ago, many people hoped Revel would save Atlantic City's struggling casino industry, which has been bleeding money and jobs for years. But now the $2.4 billion resort that was widely seen as the last, best chance for Atlantic City's...

  • N.J. AG settles with two who allegedly sold unregistered securities

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a settlement on Friday with two individuals who allegedly sold unregistered securities in violation of the state’s Uniform Securities Law. Patrick Gainey and Anthony Uva allegedly...

  • Mother of two faces prison for willingly handing over her legally obtained gun

    The judge who denied Shaneen Allen's motion to dismiss charges filed against her in October for illegal possession of a firearm is the same one who gave NFL star Ray Rice a pass on charges that he assaulted his fiancee.

  • Judgment against N.J. furniture company worth $1.26M

    Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a $1.26 million judgment on Friday against a furniture company and its principal for allegedly committing more than 100 acts of consumer fraud. JLT Millworks Inc., which operated in Morris...



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