Jeff Chiesa

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

Christie Appoints Acting State Attorney General

John Hoffman, a 47-year-old Marlton resident, was named by former AG Jeff Chiesa in August to serve as executive assistant attorney general.


Correction officer Juan Stevens is accused of posing as a police officer to coerce prostitutes into having sex with him for free. (credit: NJ Attorney General's Office)

NJ Guard Accused Of Posing As Cop To Get Free Sex From Prostitutes

Juan Stevens, 50, is accused of posing as a police officer to intimidate prostitutes into having sex with him for free or, in one instance, at a discount.


Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Monmouth Gun Buyback Nets 1,500 Weapons

That brings the total number of guns collected to 7,000 since December.


Roben Brookhim (credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

Short Hills Man Accused Of Stealing Dead Dentist’s Identity

Roben Brookhim of Short Hills is accused of having seen patients at Associated Dental offices in New Providence, Springfield, West New York, and West Orange even though his dental license was revoked in 2004.


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12 NJ Jewelers Accused Of Ripping Off ‘Cash For Gold’ Customers

Officials allege the jewelers violated the law by failing to test and weigh the precious metals in front of customers, post prices and provide required receipts.


Assemblyman Robert Schroeder (credit: New Jersey Legislature)

N.J. Assemblyman Robert Schroeder Accused Of Passing Bad Checks

Schroeder, 52, who lives in Washington Township and whose office is in Woodcliff Lake, has been arrested for allegedly writing bad checks worth close to $400,000.


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Two N.J. Chimney, Gutter Cleaners Accused Of Ripping Off Customers

Customers filed over 50 complaints against Bergen County and Passaic County-based AAA Reliable and Old Reliable Construction.


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NJ State Troopers Charged In High-Speed Escort

Sgt. 1st Class Nadir Nassry and Trooper Joseph Ventrella are charged with tampering with public records. They’re accused of using tape to change their license plates before escorting the cars at high speeds down the Garden State Parkway in March.


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NJ Attorney General Warns Of Scam Using Office’s Letterhead

Officials say an email about a legal settlement bearing the logo of the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office is a fake.


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New Jersey Authorities Worried About Drunk Driving During Super Bowl

The last time the New York Giants played in the Super Bowl, in 2008, New Jersey Attorney General Jeff Chiesa says state troopers arrested 176 people for drunk driving that Sunday.


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Senate Panel To Consider Christie’s Pick For Attorney General

Jeff Chiesa’s nomination will be debated Thursday, two weeks after Christie announced a senior staff shake-up that would move the nominee from chief counsel.


Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Spotswood, NJ - Dec 21, 2011 (credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Chris Christie Shakes Up Senior Staff

Halfway into his term, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is shuffling his top staff.


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NJ Attorney General Paula Dow Nominated For Judgeship

Gov. Chris Christie on Monday shuffled his Cabinet, nominating Attorney General Paula Dow to become a Superior Court judge in Essex County and his chief counsel, Jeff Chiesa, to take her place.


NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

Rumor: NJ Attorney General Paula Dow May Step Down

“I’ve been hearing rumors and everyone else for the last six months that she would like to go and become a judge,” said State Senator and former Governor Richard Codey.