DCA: 9 Car Dealerships In Brooklyn, Queens Charged With Deceiving CustomersAuthorities 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.
NYC Consumer Affairs Has Advice About Home ContractorsWith home improvement season in full swing, the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs has some advice to those homeowners looking to have some work done.
Equal Rights, Equal Price? NYC Fining Salons Charging Different Prices Based On GenderJonathan 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.
DCA: 1 In 3 NYC Funeral Homes In Violation Of Consumer RightsNew 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.
Inspections Find Many New York City Supermarkets Overcharging CustomersInspectors visited nearly 2,000 stores in all five boroughs and found inaccuracies on price tags, scanners and scales.
NYC Consumer Affairs Cracks Down On Unscrupulous Debt Settlement CompaniesNew York City Consumer Affairs commissioner Jonathan Mintz has subpoenaed fifteen debt settlement companies.
Lawsuit Filed To Overturn New York's Gay Marriage LawThe 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 2 Staff Members SundayConsumer 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 Heads Same-Sex Wedding Between Two NYC OfficialsOn Sunday, New York became the sixth state to allow same-sex couples to marry, seeing hundreds of couples exchange vows.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg To Officiate At Staffers' Gay MarriageSpokesman 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.
Consumer Affairs Going After Cheating NYC SupermarketsThe Department of Consumer Affairs will double supermarket inspections this year in an effort to prevent consumers from being taken advantage of.
Report: City Supermarkets May Be Ripping You OffConsumer Affairs said Wednesday the last time they performed inspections of overpriced, improperly taxed or inaccurate scanners, about half of the supermarkets flunked.
Inspection Reveals Major Price Violations At NYC SupermaketsThe city's consumer affairs department says hundreds of supermarkets were found to have violated tax and pricing rules following a recent inspection.