Latest Gurbir Grewal News

NJ charges 9 in identity theft, vehicle and license fraud

Sep. 10, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities have charged nine people with using stolen identities to obtain digital driver’s licenses which they used to fraudulently purchase and finance motor vehicles and water crafts worth more than $1.3 million in five states. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said...

Nevada gun dealer to pay $50K to settle New Jersey lawsuit

Sep. 10, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Nevada-based gun dealer has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by New Jersey over large capacity magazines used in firearms, state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced Thursday. New Jersey sued New Frontier Armory last year after the company sold large capacity...

Wine, spirits firms face $10M penalty over unfair practices

Sep. 1, 2020 9:51 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's two biggest wine and spirits wholesalers as well as 20 retailers agreed to pay a combined $10.3 million to settle findings they engaged in discriminatory trade practices, the state attorney general said Tuesday. The two wholesalers will each pay a $4 million fine for...

Authorities: 21 arrests in child sexual exploitation sweep

Aug. 26, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

TRENTON, N..J (AP) — An extensive investigation that targeted people who sexually exploited children online has netted 21 arrests in New Jersey, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced the arrests Wednesday, noting they were made between March 18 and July 31. They stemmed from “Operation Screen...

NJ priest arrested, charged with sexual misconduct

Aug. 18, 2020 11:59 AM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest serving the Newark area was arrested and is facing two charges related to sexually harassing an adult, police said. A woman first reported that Donato Cabardo, 56, who serves at a Jersey City church, groped her in the church rectory to the Archdiocese of...

5 more people charged in public corruption investigation

Aug. 14, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

Five more people have been charged in the ongoing corruption investigation that already involves a former state Assemblyman and a Jersey City school board president, according to officials. According to a press release from the attorney general, the defendants allegedly donated $239,000 to political parties and...

FILE- In this April 25, 2020 file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks during his daily press briefing at the War Memorial in Trenton, N.J. State and local government officials across the U.S. have been on edge for months about how to keep basic services running while covering rising costs related to the coronavirus outbreak as tax revenue plummeted. On Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 governors, lawmakers, mayors, teachers and others said they were going to keep pushing members of Congress to revive the talks and agree to another rescue package. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)

Governor: New Jersey election will be done mostly by mail

Aug. 14, 2020 7:21 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Saying it won't be a “regular election year” because of the coronavirus outbreak, New Jersey will move to a nearly all-mail election this November following the model the state used in its July primary, Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday. Murphy, a Democrat, said during a news...

Victim in fatal Ventnor police shooting is Pa. man, AG says

Aug. 11, 2020 11:50 AM EDT

VENTNOR, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man was shot and killed by police last week after he allegedly advanced on officers while armed with a broken bottle along a southern New Jersey roadway, officials announced Tuesday. Ventnor and Atlantic City officers responded shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday to a 911...

Judge: NJ immigration directive doesn't violate federal law

Jul. 30, 2020 11:24 AM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by two counties that challenged a state directive limiting law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration authorities. U.S. District Judge Freda Wolfson issued her ruling Wednesday, finding that the restrictions did not violate...