Tom Calcagni

A flooded street following Hurricane Irene - Little Falls, NJ - Sep 1, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Post-Irene Sting Operation Nabs 12 Unregistered Home Repair Contractors

A home repair sting staged after Tropical Storm Irene has resulted in charges against a dozen unregistered contractors in New Jersey.

01/04/2012

People wait in line for gas during a mandatory evacuation in preparation for Hurricane Irene August 26, 2011 in North Cape May, New Jersey. (Photo by William Thomas Cain)

NJ Officials Investigating Claims Of Price Gouging In Wake Of Irene

Roughly 50 people have called New Jersey’s Division of Consumer Affairs about price gouging of gas, batteries, bottled water and hotel rooms.

08/31/2011

Investigators for the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs inspected games, food and toys on Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach on June 30, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Consumer Affairs Investigators Comb Jersey Shore Boardwalks For Scams, Hidden Dangers

With the summer season in full swing, the Jersey Shore is jam-packed – but it’s not all fun in the sun. Most beachgoers don’t realize there can be danger lurking in toys, food and gaming areas on the boardwalk.

06/30/2011

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NJ Officials Warn Against “Instant” Tax Refunds

Officials say some businesses promise same day refunds when you file your taxes, find out why you may get more money if you wait.

02/08/2011

A home heating oil delivery truck gets inspected on Doremus Avenue (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

NJ Cracks Down On Home Heating Oil Delivery Trucks

With the price of home heating oil at a record high New Jersey state inspectors are making sure customers are getting what they pay for.

01/19/2011