Category: Fraud

If the allegations do not set forth with specificity, or constitute as pleaded, satisfaction of the elements of legal or equitable fraud, a court may dismiss the complaint

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Where a party presents distinctly different claims for relief in one lawsuit, work on the non-CFA claims are not counted against a defendant

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The Consumer Fraud Act is intended to protect consumers who purchase goods or services generally sold to the public at large

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A party arguing that a fraud was committed on the court must demonstrate, clearly and convincingly, that a party has sentiently set in motion some unconscionable scheme calculated to interfere with the judicial system’s ability [to] impartially . . . adjudicate a matter by improperly influencing the trier or unfairly hampering the presentation of the opposing party’s claim or defense

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The New Jersey Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act prevents a debtor from placing his or her property beyond a creditor’s reach and from deliberately cheating a creditor by removing his property from the jaws of execution

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Violations of the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act

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A plaintiff who establishes a violation of the Consumer Fraud Act, and whose ascertainable loss issue survives summary judgment, is entitled to attorney’s fees, even if the ascertainable loss issue fails when submitted to a jury

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Common-law legal fraud & Equitable fraud

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The Consumer Fraud Act is a fee-shifting statute that awards attorney’s fees to financially-injured parties

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A condominium association has standing to pursue Consumer Fraud Act and common law fraud claims premised on common-element defects

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