LAWSUITS FILED AGAINST SANDY PRICE GOUGERS

Civil lawsuits have been slapped against several North Jersey companies for committing price gouging during the recovery effort from Hurricane Sandy.  The Christie administration announced today that eight business have been charged with price gouging relating to those who needed fuel, shelter, and other essentials.  One gasoline station is charged with rooking customers for $5.49…

COSTINO FOUND NOT GUILTY BY JURY

A North Wildwood doctor was acquitted on Thursday in a case involving an alleged illegal drug handout. The Press of Atlantic City reports that a jury said not guilty to Dr. John Costino on a number of drug and insurance counts. The Prosecutor’s case revolved around the doctor providing drugs to undercover officers who were…

EXTENTIONS GRANTED BY SANDY FOR TAX FILING

Governor Christie has approved further relief from tax filing deadlines for businesses still reeling from the impact of Superstorm Sandy on their operations. At the Governor’s direction, Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff has ordered the Division of Taxation to grant hardship waivers for late filers on a case-by-case basis for business taxpayers affected by the storm. In…