Division of Consumer Affairs will provide $2,900 to those left without refunds, dresses or formal wear when The Red Carpet Pageant and Prom in Wayne closed.
The state says Red Carpet Pageant and Prom in Wayne failed to deliver dresses to at least 16 customers who had paid in full or part. The transactions totaled $5,400.
The state is working to help customers of The Red Carpet Pageant and Prom in Wayne to reclaim any dresses that they paid for.
Several teenagers have claimed that Red Carpet Prom dress shop in Wayne took their money and failed to deliver gowns, or delivered dresses that were damaged or the wrong size.
The store’s owner, Patricia Dowling, filed a burglary report last week, claiming $600 and 40 dresses were stolen, but now police are deciding whether she filed a false complaint.
It’s prom season and many high school girls in New Jersey are in a panic after claiming to have never received the dream dresses they ordered from the Red Carpet Prom dress shop in Wayne.