Thomas Calcagni

NJ Sues After Travel Agency Allegedly Bilks Thousands From 54 People

Thomas Calcagni, of the state Consumer Affairs Division is suing Global Travel Solutions and its owner, Jason Krieck, saying the company’s sales pitch was a scam.

03/20/2012

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Report: Some Police Charities Spending More Donation Money On Fundraising Than Causes

Three of the most inquired about charities in New Jersey that spend the least percentage of money on their charitable programs are law enforcement groups, according to a report by the Consumer Affairs Division.

03/07/2012

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Inspectors: 14 Gas Stations Sell Inferior Grade Fuel In N.J.

The accusations come after inspectors with the Weights and Measures Office checked whether 325 stations were selling fuel with octane levels as advertised.

12/01/2011

Flooding is seen from Chopper 880 in the area of Little Falls and Fairfield in New Jersey - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

New Jersey Warns Of Post-Flood Scam

Homeowners in Little Falls received a “Financial Recovery Awards” letter in which the “Payment Security Administration” told recipients they’ll receive up to $27,500.

09/14/2011

Flooding in Little Falls, NJ (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

New Jersey Residents Reporting Irene-Related Price Gouging

Thomas Calcagni, director of the N.J. Division of Consumer Affairs, says the department is “aggressively investigating” each allegation of price gouging. Those include allegations of overcharging for bottled water and gasoline.

08/30/2011

Allan Levine (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Pet Dealer Denies Accusations He Sold Sick Puppies To Unsuspecting Customers

The state of New Jersey claims Allan Levine sold 10 gravely-ill puppies between 2007 and 2009. Several of those puppies, the state says, died or had to be euthanized.

08/11/2011

Bath Salts

N.J. Attorney General Paula Dow Announces Ban On Selling ‘Bath Salts’

Calling them an imminent threat to public safety, Dow has filed emergency rules designed to immediately ban the sale and manufacture of the synthetic drugs.

04/28/2011