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They never learn: Three NYC retailers busted again for pandemic price gouging - amNewYork

Businesses in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan have racked up additional fines for allegedly selling face masks, disinfectants and hand sanitizers to Read full article: They never learn: Three NYC retailers bu...→

They never learn: Three NYC retailers busted again for pandemic price gouging - amNewYork

Businesses in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan have racked up additional fines for allegedly selling face masks, disinfectants and hand sanitizers to Read full article: They never learn: Three NYC retailers bu...→

Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out of 5th Ave lease amid pandemic

Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out of 5th Ave lease amid pandemic

Fashion brand Valentino wants to break the lease on its chic Fifth Avenue location — because the coronavirus is stopping it from conducting “high-end” business [...] Read full article: Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out o...→

NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Delaying a Price Reckoning

NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Delaying a Price Reckoning

Turns out, New Yorkers want to see an apartment in person before spending millions on one. Read full article: NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Del...→

Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abroad for 3 months amid COVID-19 pandemic

Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abroad for 3 months amid COVID-19 pandemic

COO of the Bronx Defenders Candice Carnage and six other women have been stuck in the West African country of Senegal for three months after taking what was su [...] Read full article: Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abr...→

This doctor came out of retirement to help NYC fight pandemic

This doctor came out of retirement to help NYC fight pandemic

Dr. Jane Bedell retired in February after a 30-year career as a physician and health official, but it wasn’t long before she volunteered to jump back in. Read full article: This doctor came out of retirement to he...→

Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Confront Protests

Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Confront Protests

Even as major chains boarded up stores and halted operations, they largely sought to convey empathy for demonstrators and did not condemn the damage to their b [...] Read full article: Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Con...→

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

“Quality King’s profiteering during this time of crisis is appalling,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “Instead of ensuring New Yorkers could protect them [...] Read full article: Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for a...→

NYC only region not qualified to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

NYC only region not qualified to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

New York City is the only region in the state that has not qualified for phase one of the state's reopening plan amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: NYC only region not qualified to reopen ...→

NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city

NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city

The New York City photographers are trying to capture the living history of the coronavirus pandemic in the hard-hit city, once the epicenter of the COVID-19 t [...] Read full article: NYC photographers try capturing 'living ...→

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego [...]

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego area amid the coronavirus pandemic resulted this week in eight arrests of peop [...] Read full article: An undercover investigation into suspect...→

NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain Loans Meant to Help Small Businesses: Feds

NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain Loans Meant to Help Small Businesses: Feds

A Manhattan resident has been charged for a fraudulent scheme to obtain over $20 million in government-guaranteed loans designed to provide relief to small bus [...] Read full article: NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain...→

Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rates Plummet In NYC

Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rates Plummet In NYC

City health officials attributed the dramatic decline to many doctors offices being closed due to the pandemic and families sheltering at home. Read full article: Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rat...→

NYC restaurant inspections off the menu during the pandemic

NYC restaurant inspections off the menu during the pandemic

Health inspectors are two months into a hiatus on examining local restaurants still open for takeout during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: NYC restaurant inspections off the menu ...→

WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic response probe: ‘We all have lessons to learn’

WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic response probe: ‘We all have lessons to learn’

The World Health Organization’s top official on Monday endorsed a review of the agency’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic “at the earliest appropriate moment, [...] Read full article: WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic resp...→

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic has led Mayor de Blasio to do what he’s never done before: propose reductions in New York City’s sprawling $ [...] Read full article: The smart way for post-coronavirus pande...→

Fireworks retailers see massive jump in sales as they rock NYC streets

Fireworks retailers see massive jump in sales as they rock NYC streets

Fireworks sellers outside of New York City are seeing “an exponential increase in business” as the explosives continue to rock Big Apple streets each night and [...] Read full article: Fireworks retailers see massive jump in ...→

Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments; Real Estate Experts Say Pandemic Causing Buyers And Renters To Reevaluate Priorities

Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments; Real Estate Experts Say Pandemic Causing Buyers And Renters To Reevaluate Priorities

As New Yorkers flee the city amid the coronavirus pandemic, parts of the city's real estate market are rife with empty apartments. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports [...] Read full article: Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments;...→

Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt us to leave NYC for the suburbs

Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt us to leave NYC for the suburbs

“Do you hear a lawnmower? Does anyone else hear that?” This happened a few weeks ago. Someone was presenting a meeting on Zoom. And a senior leader couldn’t fo [...] Read full article: Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt...→

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

“Look at that, 1 percent only! An extraordinary day for New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio gushed at his press briefing from City Hall Tuesday. Read full article: NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beg...→

NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hamptons amid coronavirus pandemic

NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hamptons amid coronavirus pandemic

New York City restaurants are pulling out all the stops to survive the pandemic, including launching deliveries 90 miles away to the Hamptons. Restaurants from [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hampto...→

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

ORLANDO, FL – SEPTEMBER 2: Gallons of water sit on nearly empty shelves September 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Frances is heading toward southeast Fl [...] Read full article: Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens o...→

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a New Jersey man was arrested for an alleged $45 million scheme to defraud and price gouge New York City into pay [...] Read full article: DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M sch...→

Second NYC field hospital dismantled, despite bed threshold needed to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Second NYC field hospital dismantled, despite bed threshold needed to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Officials confirmed on Friday that another field hospital in New York City will be dismantled, despite state requirements mandating that a certain number of be [...] Read full article: Second NYC field hospital dismantled, de...→

Op-Ed: Barriers reduced for NYC primary voters amid COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

By Laura Wood and Jarret Berg The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into high relief many inequities in our society. But one bright spot is the progress New Read full article: Op-Ed: Barriers reduced for NYC primary ...→

NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemic in Comedy Class

NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemic in Comedy Class

Their city is under siege, their age group at particular risk and their lives increasingly isolated — but every Monday morning, one group of older New Yorkers [...] Read full article: NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemi...→

NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vaccination Rates Plunge During Pandemic

NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vaccination Rates Plunge During Pandemic

Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging all parents and guardians to make sure their children get vaccinated, this after the city has seen a steep decline in vaccinatio [...] Read full article: NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vacc...→

Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumbest' pandemic response: 'Helped us learn what not to do'

Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumbest' pandemic response: 'Helped us learn what not to do'

Sean Hannity opened his television program Monday by ripping Democratic governors of several states, saying their response to the coronavirus pandemic put thou [...] Read full article: Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumb...→

NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid COVID-19 pandemic

NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid COVID-19 pandemic

Overall blood donations have tremendously decreased in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to NY Blood Center. Read full article: NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid...→

Spike in billing, price gouging complaints in DC attorney general’s report | WTOP

Complaints about billing and cancellation, as well as price gouging, riddled DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s coronavirus-focused consumer report. Read full article: Spike in billing, price gouging complain...→

Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For Ignoring Capacity Regulations During Pandemic

Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For Ignoring Capacity Regulations During Pandemic

TABC launched Operation Safe Open and found 17 bars across the state violated COVID-19 regulations that limit them to only 50% capacity. Read full article: Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For I...→

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

Katrin Golian, doing business as RxAll Pharmacy, has been charged with a count of misdemeanor price gouging after price gouging was prohibited by an executive [...] Read full article: West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price ...→

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M has reportedly filed a lawsuit against a merchant on Amazon selling the company's masks for more than 18 times their list price. The target of the lawsuit, [...] Read full article: 3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant...→

New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest level since pandemic began: de Blasio

New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest level since pandemic began: de Blasio

The rate of new coronavirus infections in New York City has dropped to its lowest level since the pandemic began, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday — as the Big [...] Read full article: New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest leve...→

Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime Victims, Seniors, Victims of Price Gouging - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to support bills in the Legislature intended to help sexual assault victims, senior citizen [...] Read full article: Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime ...→

New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industry Born From NYC Businesses Reinventing Themselves In Wake Of Pandemic

New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industry Born From NYC Businesses Reinventing Themselves In Wake Of Pandemic

After facing roadblocks trying to secure new tests, New York City called on local businesses to make them right here at home. Read full article: New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industr...→

Fewer listings, fewer sales, higher rents: NYC real estate market gets pummeled by pandemic - amNewYork

Amid the economic turmoil that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought on New York City, the real estate market continues to take a beating. Though there were Read full article: Fewer listings, fewer sales, higher rent...→

Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whether To Keep Living In NYC Post-Pandemic?

Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whether To Keep Living In NYC Post-Pandemic?

Because some NYers may abandon the city, check out today's midday links: Steve Buscemi profile, Staten Island social distancing, pandemic sex meet-ups, live co [...] Read full article: Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whet...→

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Greedy retailers attempting to profit off the pandemic by overcharging customers for hot coronavirus commodities have racked up a hefty bill with the city Depa [...] Read full article: Retailers price-gouging coronavirus prod...→

NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names to write oxycodone scripts

NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names to write oxycodone scripts

A Queens doctor was busted for writing oxycodone scripts in the name of federal and state inmates he had never treated to obtain pills that could be sold on th [...] Read full article: NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names ...→

LA County To Launch New Mobile App For Reporting Price Gouging, Scams

Los Angeles County is set to launch a mobile app to make it easier to report cases of price gouging and phony COVID-19 remedies, the Department of Consumer and [...] Read full article: LA County To Launch New Mobile App For R...→

NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubling’ plunge during pandemic

NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubling’ plunge during pandemic

There’s a new crisis emerging amid the coronavirus pandemic — New York City children aren’t getting their shots. Child vaccination rates in the Big Apple have [...] Read full article: NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubl...→

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County is launching an app for consumers to report instances of price gouging and coronavirus scams. Read full article: Los Angeles County To Launch App For Rep...→

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

"We have received thousands and thousands of complaints from New Jerseyans who feel that they have been taken advantage," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Gr [...] Read full article: New Jersey says complaints about price g...→

Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For Ignoring Capacity Regulations During Pandemic

Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For Ignoring Capacity Regulations During Pandemic

TABC launched Operation Safe Open and found 17 bars across the state violated COVID-19 regulations that limit them to only 50% capacity. Read full article: Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For I...→

Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments; Real Estate Experts Say Pandemic Causing Buyers And Renters To Reevaluate Priorities

Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments; Real Estate Experts Say Pandemic Causing Buyers And Renters To Reevaluate Priorities

As New Yorkers flee the city amid the coronavirus pandemic, parts of the city's real estate market are rife with empty apartments. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports [...] Read full article: Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments;...→

NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Delaying a Price Reckoning

NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Delaying a Price Reckoning

Turns out, New Yorkers want to see an apartment in person before spending millions on one. Read full article: NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Del...→

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M has reportedly filed a lawsuit against a merchant on Amazon selling the company's masks for more than 18 times their list price. The target of the lawsuit, [...] Read full article: 3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant...→

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

“Look at that, 1 percent only! An extraordinary day for New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio gushed at his press briefing from City Hall Tuesday. Read full article: NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beg...→

This doctor came out of retirement to help NYC fight pandemic

This doctor came out of retirement to help NYC fight pandemic

Dr. Jane Bedell retired in February after a 30-year career as a physician and health official, but it wasn’t long before she volunteered to jump back in. Read full article: This doctor came out of retirement to he...→

Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime Victims, Seniors, Victims of Price Gouging - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to support bills in the Legislature intended to help sexual assault victims, senior citizen [...] Read full article: Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime ...→

NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hamptons amid coronavirus pandemic

NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hamptons amid coronavirus pandemic

New York City restaurants are pulling out all the stops to survive the pandemic, including launching deliveries 90 miles away to the Hamptons. Restaurants from [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hampto...→

NYC only region not qualified to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

NYC only region not qualified to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

New York City is the only region in the state that has not qualified for phase one of the state's reopening plan amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: NYC only region not qualified to reopen ...→

Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whether To Keep Living In NYC Post-Pandemic?

Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whether To Keep Living In NYC Post-Pandemic?

Because some NYers may abandon the city, check out today's midday links: Steve Buscemi profile, Staten Island social distancing, pandemic sex meet-ups, live co [...] Read full article: Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whet...→

Second NYC field hospital dismantled, despite bed threshold needed to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Second NYC field hospital dismantled, despite bed threshold needed to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Officials confirmed on Friday that another field hospital in New York City will be dismantled, despite state requirements mandating that a certain number of be [...] Read full article: Second NYC field hospital dismantled, de...→

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego [...]

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego area amid the coronavirus pandemic resulted this week in eight arrests of peop [...] Read full article: An undercover investigation into suspect...→

NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names to write oxycodone scripts

NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names to write oxycodone scripts

A Queens doctor was busted for writing oxycodone scripts in the name of federal and state inmates he had never treated to obtain pills that could be sold on th [...] Read full article: NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names ...→

NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemic in Comedy Class

NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemic in Comedy Class

Their city is under siege, their age group at particular risk and their lives increasingly isolated — but every Monday morning, one group of older New Yorkers [...] Read full article: NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemi...→

Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rates Plummet In NYC

Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rates Plummet In NYC

City health officials attributed the dramatic decline to many doctors offices being closed due to the pandemic and families sheltering at home. Read full article: Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rat...→

NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubling’ plunge during pandemic

NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubling’ plunge during pandemic

There’s a new crisis emerging amid the coronavirus pandemic — New York City children aren’t getting their shots. Child vaccination rates in the Big Apple have [...] Read full article: NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubl...→

Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumbest' pandemic response: 'Helped us learn what not to do'

Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumbest' pandemic response: 'Helped us learn what not to do'

Sean Hannity opened his television program Monday by ripping Democratic governors of several states, saying their response to the coronavirus pandemic put thou [...] Read full article: Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumb...→

WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic response probe: ‘We all have lessons to learn’

WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic response probe: ‘We all have lessons to learn’

The World Health Organization’s top official on Monday endorsed a review of the agency’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic “at the earliest appropriate moment, [...] Read full article: WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic resp...→

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

"We have received thousands and thousands of complaints from New Jerseyans who feel that they have been taken advantage," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Gr [...] Read full article: New Jersey says complaints about price g...→

Spike in billing, price gouging complaints in DC attorney general’s report | WTOP

Complaints about billing and cancellation, as well as price gouging, riddled DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s coronavirus-focused consumer report. Read full article: Spike in billing, price gouging complain...→

Fireworks retailers see massive jump in sales as they rock NYC streets

Fireworks retailers see massive jump in sales as they rock NYC streets

Fireworks sellers outside of New York City are seeing “an exponential increase in business” as the explosives continue to rock Big Apple streets each night and [...] Read full article: Fireworks retailers see massive jump in ...→

Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out of 5th Ave lease amid pandemic

Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out of 5th Ave lease amid pandemic

Fashion brand Valentino wants to break the lease on its chic Fifth Avenue location — because the coronavirus is stopping it from conducting “high-end” business [...] Read full article: Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out o...→

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

Katrin Golian, doing business as RxAll Pharmacy, has been charged with a count of misdemeanor price gouging after price gouging was prohibited by an executive [...] Read full article: West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price ...→

Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt us to leave NYC for the suburbs

Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt us to leave NYC for the suburbs

“Do you hear a lawnmower? Does anyone else hear that?” This happened a few weeks ago. Someone was presenting a meeting on Zoom. And a senior leader couldn’t fo [...] Read full article: Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt...→

Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abroad for 3 months amid COVID-19 pandemic

Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abroad for 3 months amid COVID-19 pandemic

COO of the Bronx Defenders Candice Carnage and six other women have been stuck in the West African country of Senegal for three months after taking what was su [...] Read full article: Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abr...→

New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest level since pandemic began: de Blasio

New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest level since pandemic began: de Blasio

The rate of new coronavirus infections in New York City has dropped to its lowest level since the pandemic began, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday — as the Big [...] Read full article: New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest leve...→

Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Confront Protests

Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Confront Protests

Even as major chains boarded up stores and halted operations, they largely sought to convey empathy for demonstrators and did not condemn the damage to their b [...] Read full article: Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Con...→

New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industry Born From NYC Businesses Reinventing Themselves In Wake Of Pandemic

New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industry Born From NYC Businesses Reinventing Themselves In Wake Of Pandemic

After facing roadblocks trying to secure new tests, New York City called on local businesses to make them right here at home. Read full article: New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industr...→

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

ORLANDO, FL – SEPTEMBER 2: Gallons of water sit on nearly empty shelves September 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Frances is heading toward southeast Fl [...] Read full article: Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens o...→

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

“Quality King’s profiteering during this time of crisis is appalling,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “Instead of ensuring New Yorkers could protect them [...] Read full article: Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for a...→

Fewer listings, fewer sales, higher rents: NYC real estate market gets pummeled by pandemic - amNewYork

Amid the economic turmoil that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought on New York City, the real estate market continues to take a beating. Though there were Read full article: Fewer listings, fewer sales, higher rent...→

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a New Jersey man was arrested for an alleged $45 million scheme to defraud and price gouge New York City into pay [...] Read full article: DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M sch...→

NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city

NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city

The New York City photographers are trying to capture the living history of the coronavirus pandemic in the hard-hit city, once the epicenter of the COVID-19 t [...] Read full article: NYC photographers try capturing 'living ...→

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Greedy retailers attempting to profit off the pandemic by overcharging customers for hot coronavirus commodities have racked up a hefty bill with the city Depa [...] Read full article: Retailers price-gouging coronavirus prod...→

Op-Ed: Barriers reduced for NYC primary voters amid COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

By Laura Wood and Jarret Berg The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into high relief many inequities in our society. But one bright spot is the progress New Read full article: Op-Ed: Barriers reduced for NYC primary ...→

NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain Loans Meant to Help Small Businesses: Feds

NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain Loans Meant to Help Small Businesses: Feds

A Manhattan resident has been charged for a fraudulent scheme to obtain over $20 million in government-guaranteed loans designed to provide relief to small bus [...] Read full article: NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain...→

LA County To Launch New Mobile App For Reporting Price Gouging, Scams

Los Angeles County is set to launch a mobile app to make it easier to report cases of price gouging and phony COVID-19 remedies, the Department of Consumer and [...] Read full article: LA County To Launch New Mobile App For R...→

NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vaccination Rates Plunge During Pandemic

NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vaccination Rates Plunge During Pandemic

Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging all parents and guardians to make sure their children get vaccinated, this after the city has seen a steep decline in vaccinatio [...] Read full article: NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vacc...→

NYC restaurant inspections off the menu during the pandemic

NYC restaurant inspections off the menu during the pandemic

Health inspectors are two months into a hiatus on examining local restaurants still open for takeout during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: NYC restaurant inspections off the menu ...→

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County is launching an app for consumers to report instances of price gouging and coronavirus scams. Read full article: Los Angeles County To Launch App For Rep...→

NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid COVID-19 pandemic

NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid COVID-19 pandemic

Overall blood donations have tremendously decreased in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to NY Blood Center. Read full article: NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid...→

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic has led Mayor de Blasio to do what he’s never done before: propose reductions in New York City’s sprawling $ [...] Read full article: The smart way for post-coronavirus pande...→

Fireworks retailers see massive jump in sales as they rock NYC streets

Fireworks retailers see massive jump in sales as they rock NYC streets

Fireworks sellers outside of New York City are seeing “an exponential increase in business” as the explosives continue to rock Big Apple streets each night and [...] Read full article: Fireworks retailers see massive jump in ...→

Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For Ignoring Capacity Regulations During Pandemic

Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For Ignoring Capacity Regulations During Pandemic

TABC launched Operation Safe Open and found 17 bars across the state violated COVID-19 regulations that limit them to only 50% capacity. Read full article: Some North Texas Bars Paying Price For I...→

Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out of 5th Ave lease amid pandemic

Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out of 5th Ave lease amid pandemic

Fashion brand Valentino wants to break the lease on its chic Fifth Avenue location — because the coronavirus is stopping it from conducting “high-end” business [...] Read full article: Valentino sues NYC landlord to get out o...→

Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments; Real Estate Experts Say Pandemic Causing Buyers And Renters To Reevaluate Priorities

Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments; Real Estate Experts Say Pandemic Causing Buyers And Renters To Reevaluate Priorities

As New Yorkers flee the city amid the coronavirus pandemic, parts of the city's real estate market are rife with empty apartments. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports [...] Read full article: Parts Of NYC Rife With Empty Apartments;...→

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

Katrin Golian, doing business as RxAll Pharmacy, has been charged with a count of misdemeanor price gouging after price gouging was prohibited by an executive [...] Read full article: West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price ...→

NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Delaying a Price Reckoning

NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Delaying a Price Reckoning

Turns out, New Yorkers want to see an apartment in person before spending millions on one. Read full article: NYC Home-Purchase Contracts Plummet, Del...→

Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt us to leave NYC for the suburbs

Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt us to leave NYC for the suburbs

“Do you hear a lawnmower? Does anyone else hear that?” This happened a few weeks ago. Someone was presenting a meeting on Zoom. And a senior leader couldn’t fo [...] Read full article: Why the coronavirus pandemic can’t tempt...→

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M has reportedly filed a lawsuit against a merchant on Amazon selling the company's masks for more than 18 times their list price. The target of the lawsuit, [...] Read full article: 3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant...→

Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abroad for 3 months amid COVID-19 pandemic

Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abroad for 3 months amid COVID-19 pandemic

COO of the Bronx Defenders Candice Carnage and six other women have been stuck in the West African country of Senegal for three months after taking what was su [...] Read full article: Stuck in Senegal: NYC women stranded abr...→

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beginning of pandemic

“Look at that, 1 percent only! An extraordinary day for New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio gushed at his press briefing from City Hall Tuesday. Read full article: NYC coronavirus numbers lowest since beg...→

New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest level since pandemic began: de Blasio

New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest level since pandemic began: de Blasio

The rate of new coronavirus infections in New York City has dropped to its lowest level since the pandemic began, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday — as the Big [...] Read full article: New NYC coronavirus cases at lowest leve...→

This doctor came out of retirement to help NYC fight pandemic

This doctor came out of retirement to help NYC fight pandemic

Dr. Jane Bedell retired in February after a 30-year career as a physician and health official, but it wasn’t long before she volunteered to jump back in. Read full article: This doctor came out of retirement to he...→

Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime Victims, Seniors, Victims of Price Gouging - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to support bills in the Legislature intended to help sexual assault victims, senior citizen [...] Read full article: Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime ...→

Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Confront Protests

Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Confront Protests

Even as major chains boarded up stores and halted operations, they largely sought to convey empathy for demonstrators and did not condemn the damage to their b [...] Read full article: Retailers, Battered by Pandemic, Now Con...→

NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hamptons amid coronavirus pandemic

NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hamptons amid coronavirus pandemic

New York City restaurants are pulling out all the stops to survive the pandemic, including launching deliveries 90 miles away to the Hamptons. Restaurants from [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants doing delivery to Hampto...→

New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industry Born From NYC Businesses Reinventing Themselves In Wake Of Pandemic

New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industry Born From NYC Businesses Reinventing Themselves In Wake Of Pandemic

After facing roadblocks trying to secure new tests, New York City called on local businesses to make them right here at home. Read full article: New Multi-Billion Dollar Testing Industr...→

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

ORLANDO, FL – SEPTEMBER 2: Gallons of water sit on nearly empty shelves September 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Frances is heading toward southeast Fl [...] Read full article: Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens o...→

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

“Quality King’s profiteering during this time of crisis is appalling,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “Instead of ensuring New Yorkers could protect them [...] Read full article: Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for a...→

Fewer listings, fewer sales, higher rents: NYC real estate market gets pummeled by pandemic - amNewYork

Amid the economic turmoil that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought on New York City, the real estate market continues to take a beating. Though there were Read full article: Fewer listings, fewer sales, higher rent...→

NYC only region not qualified to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

NYC only region not qualified to reopen amid COVID-19 pandemic

New York City is the only region in the state that has not qualified for phase one of the state's reopening plan amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read full article: NYC only region not qualified to reopen ...→

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a New Jersey man was arrested for an alleged $45 million scheme to defraud and price gouge New York City into pay [...] Read full article: DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M sch...→

Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whether To Keep Living In NYC Post-Pandemic?

Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whether To Keep Living In NYC Post-Pandemic?

Because some NYers may abandon the city, check out today's midday links: Steve Buscemi profile, Staten Island social distancing, pandemic sex meet-ups, live co [...] Read full article: Early Addition: Are You Reassessing Whet...→

NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city

NYC photographers try capturing 'living history' of coronavirus pandemic in hard-hit city

The New York City photographers are trying to capture the living history of the coronavirus pandemic in the hard-hit city, once the epicenter of the COVID-19 t [...] Read full article: NYC photographers try capturing 'living ...→

Second NYC field hospital dismantled, despite bed threshold needed to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Second NYC field hospital dismantled, despite bed threshold needed to reopen amid coronavirus pandemic

Officials confirmed on Friday that another field hospital in New York City will be dismantled, despite state requirements mandating that a certain number of be [...] Read full article: Second NYC field hospital dismantled, de...→

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Greedy retailers attempting to profit off the pandemic by overcharging customers for hot coronavirus commodities have racked up a hefty bill with the city Depa [...] Read full article: Retailers price-gouging coronavirus prod...→

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego [...]

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego area amid the coronavirus pandemic resulted this week in eight arrests of peop [...] Read full article: An undercover investigation into suspect...→

Op-Ed: Barriers reduced for NYC primary voters amid COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

By Laura Wood and Jarret Berg The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into high relief many inequities in our society. But one bright spot is the progress New Read full article: Op-Ed: Barriers reduced for NYC primary ...→

NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names to write oxycodone scripts

NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names to write oxycodone scripts

A Queens doctor was busted for writing oxycodone scripts in the name of federal and state inmates he had never treated to obtain pills that could be sold on th [...] Read full article: NYC doc busted for using inmates’ names ...→

NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain Loans Meant to Help Small Businesses: Feds

NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain Loans Meant to Help Small Businesses: Feds

A Manhattan resident has been charged for a fraudulent scheme to obtain over $20 million in government-guaranteed loans designed to provide relief to small bus [...] Read full article: NYC Man Busted For $20M Scheme to Obtain...→

NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemic in Comedy Class

NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemic in Comedy Class

Their city is under siege, their age group at particular risk and their lives increasingly isolated — but every Monday morning, one group of older New Yorkers [...] Read full article: NYC Seniors Find Lighter Side of Pandemi...→

LA County To Launch New Mobile App For Reporting Price Gouging, Scams

Los Angeles County is set to launch a mobile app to make it easier to report cases of price gouging and phony COVID-19 remedies, the Department of Consumer and [...] Read full article: LA County To Launch New Mobile App For R...→

Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rates Plummet In NYC

Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rates Plummet In NYC

City health officials attributed the dramatic decline to many doctors offices being closed due to the pandemic and families sheltering at home. Read full article: Amid Pandemic, Childhood Vaccination Rat...→

NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vaccination Rates Plunge During Pandemic

NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vaccination Rates Plunge During Pandemic

Mayor Bill de Blasio is urging all parents and guardians to make sure their children get vaccinated, this after the city has seen a steep decline in vaccinatio [...] Read full article: NYC Makes Urgent Plea to Parents as Vacc...→

NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubling’ plunge during pandemic

NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubling’ plunge during pandemic

There’s a new crisis emerging amid the coronavirus pandemic — New York City children aren’t getting their shots. Child vaccination rates in the Big Apple have [...] Read full article: NYC child vaccination rates take ‘troubl...→

NYC restaurant inspections off the menu during the pandemic

NYC restaurant inspections off the menu during the pandemic

Health inspectors are two months into a hiatus on examining local restaurants still open for takeout during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: NYC restaurant inspections off the menu ...→

Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumbest' pandemic response: 'Helped us learn what not to do'

Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumbest' pandemic response: 'Helped us learn what not to do'

Sean Hannity opened his television program Monday by ripping Democratic governors of several states, saying their response to the coronavirus pandemic put thou [...] Read full article: Hannity slams blue-state govs over 'dumb...→

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County is launching an app for consumers to report instances of price gouging and coronavirus scams. Read full article: Los Angeles County To Launch App For Rep...→

WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic response probe: ‘We all have lessons to learn’

WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic response probe: ‘We all have lessons to learn’

The World Health Organization’s top official on Monday endorsed a review of the agency’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic “at the earliest appropriate moment, [...] Read full article: WHO chief caves, agrees to pandemic resp...→

NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid COVID-19 pandemic

NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid COVID-19 pandemic

Overall blood donations have tremendously decreased in New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to NY Blood Center. Read full article: NYC blood supply overwhelmingly low amid...→

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

"We have received thousands and thousands of complaints from New Jerseyans who feel that they have been taken advantage," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Gr [...] Read full article: New Jersey says complaints about price g...→

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The smart way for post-coronavirus pandemic NYC to save money: Stop recycling

The financial pressure of the coronavirus pandemic has led Mayor de Blasio to do what he’s never done before: propose reductions in New York City’s sprawling $ [...] Read full article: The smart way for post-coronavirus pande...→

Spike in billing, price gouging complaints in DC attorney general’s report | WTOP

Complaints about billing and cancellation, as well as price gouging, riddled DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s coronavirus-focused consumer report. Read full article: Spike in billing, price gouging complain...→