NJ cites 26 home contractors for violations
In a continued crackdown on non-compliant home improvement contractors, 26 have been cited for violations by the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, which is seeking a total of $251,602 in penalties and consumer restitution.
Contractors issued $1.3 million in fines
After receiving more than 1,400 complaints over the past year, the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has issued notices of violation to 68 home improvement contractors for a total of $1.3 million in fines and consumer restitution.
Prosecutors Cite Misleading Testimony in Blackwater
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prosecutors say a witness in the criminal case against four former Blackwater Worldwide security guards gave misleading testimony to a grand jury investigating the 2007 Baghdad shooting that killed 14 Iraqi civilians and injured at least 18 others.
Unregistered Contractors Charged in Wake of Sandy
They came to Monmouth County following Sandy and allegedly submitted estimates to undercover investigators to perform repairs.  Now, eight unregistered home improvement contractors have been criminally charged or civilly cited for allegedly violating the state's Home Improvement Contractor…