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For Immediate Release: For Further Information:
March 20, 2018

Office of The Attorney General
- Gurbir S. Grewal, Attorney General
Media Inquiries-
Lee Moore
609-292-4791
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609-984-5828
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Statement of Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal on Facebook Data Breach
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My office has begun its own investigation into how the personal information of millions of Facebook users came into the possession of Cambridge Analytica, a data analytics company based in the United Kingdom.

I am particularly troubled by reports that Facebook may have allowed Cambridge to harvest and monetize its users’ private data, despite Facebook’s promises to keep that information secure.  At this point we have many questions and few answers, and New Jersey’s residents deserve to know what happened. That’s why we’ve launched an investigation.



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