City Council Considers Bill Punishing Buyers Of Counterfeit GoodsIf a proposed bill passes the City Council, customers caught buying these items could be punished with a fine of up to $1,000, or even prison time.
Mayor Lauds Crackdown On Illegal NYC Hotels Frequented By Tourists Kathleen McGee, the director of the city's Office of Special Enforcement, said tourists who think they are getting a bargain are getting ripped off.

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