During challenging economic times the problem of Consumer Fraud seems to become more prevalent. Anytime you become a victim of intentional deception that is designed to injure you financially you could be the target of Consumer Fraud.
The New Jersey Office of the Attorney General's Division of Consumer Affairs enforces the Consumer Fraud Act and is the agency that protects residents of the State.
Airline Ticket Scams - Sweepstakes Scams - Lottery Schemes - Credit Card Fraud - Internet Fraud - Home Repair - Auto Repair - Purchases- Shop at Home- Work At Home - Identity Theft - Manufacturer Rebates- Mortgage Fraud - College Scholarships - Fund Raising - Raffles - Misrepresentation of products or services.
Consumer Fraud occurs when a product or service does not perform as advertised or there is overcharging for something or the concealing of a fee. It may also occur when a company compels you to agree to unfair terms and conditions in order to complete a transaction.
If you are a victim of Consumer Fraud you can now anonymously report that information to Law Enforcement.
To learn more about the Division of Consumer Affairs