Comptroller: City failed to respond sufficiently to price gouging complaints for COVID equipment
The city’s Department of Consumer and Worker Protection received more than 38,000 complaints of price gouging in a 12-month span, a 114% increase compared to the same time period the previous year.
Feb 23, 3:48 PM
Local Gas Supplies Remain Strong In NYC Despite Pipeline Shutdown, Experts Say
Increased gas prices are more likely the result of increased demand as more vaccinated people travel or return to their commutes to work and school.
May 13, 2021 3:49 PM
NYC Seeks $100K In Fines From Alleged Price Gougers Selling Overpriced Masks, Hand Sanitizer, Gloves
One store was selling a single N95 face mask for $45, a summons says.
Apr 9, 2020 2:54 PM
Brooklyn Man Being Arrested For Price-Gouging Allegedly Coughs On FBI Agents And Says He Has Coronavirus
FBI agents arrested Baruch Feldheim and charged him with assaulting a federal officer and with making false statements to law enforcement -- he faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $350,000.
Mar 31, 2020 11:08 AM
NY Lawmakers Push New Bill To Combat Price Gouging As COVID-19 Spreads
A new state bill would determine what price hikes would be deemed excessive price gouging during public health emergencies, like the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mar 13, 2020 3:32 PM
Some NYC Stores Are Allegedly Price Gouging Purell, Other Scarce Coronavirus Items
New Yorkers can call this number to report price gouging: 1-800-697-1220.
Mar 9, 2020 3:11 PM
East River Ferry Now Costs $6 On Weekends, Starting Saturday
Still worth it.
Updated: Apr 1, 2014 3:48 PM
Price Surge Uber Alles: Why Your Favorite E-Hail App Is A Cabbie's "Fantasy"
Logically, more cabs on the street is good for passengers. But when does surge pricing become price gouging?
Updated: Dec 19, 2013 2:01 PM
Uber's Snow Storm Surge Pricing Gouged New Yorkers Big Time
Surge pricing goes into effect when demand for a car reaches exceptional levels, with examples including Halloween, New Year's Eve, and yes, Icy Wet Snow Day From Super Hell.
Updated: Dec 17, 2013 9:05 AM
Just How Badly Is Time Warner Gouging You This Time?
You don't even want to know.
Updated: Jul 31, 2013 2:32 PM
Fresh Direct, NYC Grocers, Price Gouging When It Comes To Ramps
Fresh Direct is selling ramps for 8 bucks a bunch, over the $3 price at the local greenmarkets.
Updated: Apr 5, 2012 6:38 PM
Department Stores Giving Away Makeup
Ladies, drag queens, and anyone else who likes to cake on
Updated: Jan 22, 2009 11:11 AM
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