Jonathan Mintz

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DCA: 9 Car Dealerships In Brooklyn, Queens Charged With Deceiving Customers

Authorities received more than 200 complaints about Planet Automotive, Inc., Northern Auto Traders, LLC, Auto Palace, Inc. and from six of Giuffre Motor Car Co. LLC’s locations, the DCA said.


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NYC Consumer Affairs Has Advice About Home Contractors

With home improvement season in full swing, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs has some advice to those homeowners looking to have some work done.


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Equal Rights, Equal Price? NYC Fining Salons Charging Different Prices Based On Gender

Jonathan Mintz, the New York City Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, told 1010 WINS the consumer protection law is a civil rights law that prohibits people being treated differently based upon their gender.


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DCA: 1 In 3 NYC Funeral Homes In Violation Of Consumer Rights

New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs has issued more than 325 violations against funeral homes in connection with its investigation, which consisted of hundreds of in-person and telephone inspections over a two-month period.


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Inspections Find Many New York City Supermarkets Overcharging Customers

Inspectors visited nearly 2,000 stores in all five boroughs and found inaccuracies on price tags, scanners and scales.


New York City Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz talks about debt settlement companies - New York, NY - Aug 9, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Consumer Affairs Cracks Down On Unscrupulous Debt Settlement Companies

New York City Consumer Affairs commissioner Jonathan Mintz has subpoenaed fifteen debt settlement companies.


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Lawsuit Filed To Overturn New York’s Gay Marriage Law

The lawsuit, filed Monday, claims the state Senate violated its own procedures and the state’s open meetings law when the bill was approved last month.


Mayor Bloomberg officiates at same-sex wedding of John Feinblatt and Jonathan Mintz (credit: WCBS 880)

Mayor Bloomberg Officiates At Same-Sex Wedding Of 2 Staff Members Sunday

Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz and Criminal Justice Coordinator John Feinblatt tied the knot after being together for 14 years. Their daughters Maeve, 8, and Georgia, 6, were witnesses and ring bearers.


Mayor Bloomberg officiates at same-sex wedding of John Feinblatt and Jonathan Mintz (credit: WCBS 880)

Mayor Bloomberg Heads Same-Sex Wedding Between Two NYC Officials

On Sunday, New York became the sixth state to allow same-sex couples to marry, seeing hundreds of couples exchange vows.


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Mayor Michael Bloomberg To Officiate At Staffers’ Gay Marriage

Spokesman Marc LaVorgna said the mayor plans to preside over the wedding of John Feinblatt, Bloomberg’s chief policy adviser, and Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Jonathan Mintz.


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Consumer Affairs Going After Cheating NYC Supermarkets

The Department of Consumer Affairs will double supermarket inspections this year in an effort to prevent consumers from being taken advantage of.


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Report: City Supermarkets May Be Ripping You Off

Consumer Affairs said Wednesday the last time they performed inspections of overpriced, improperly taxed or inaccurate scanners, about half of the supermarkets flunked.


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Inspection Reveals Major Price Violations At NYC Supermakets

The city’s consumer affairs department says hundreds of supermarkets were found to have violated tax and pricing rules following a recent inspection.