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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Firestone Auto Shop Locations in SoCal Accused by State of Fraudchain of fraud, making misleading statements and other violations. The Bureau
Firestone Auto Shop Locations in SoCal Accused by State of Fraud
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
chain of fraud, making misleading statements and other violations. The Bureau of Automotive Repair in the California Department of Consumer Affairs filed a 64-page accusation against the company. Beginning in 2013, undercover agents with the... Read more
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Orange County Register
Dead: 'Pink tax' penaltiescharacterized as bipartisan opposition. TWICE AS NICE? An examination of onli
Dead: 'Pink tax' penalties
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
characterized as bipartisan opposition. TWICE AS NICE? An examination of online and in-store prices by New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs found that, across several industries, items targeted for female consumers cost 7 percent more... Read more
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Billboard
New York Mayor's Office Begins Outreach to Music Industry in Bid to Echo Success with Film, Televisionsupportive of the music industry." At the time of Menin's appointment, which f
New York Mayor's Office Begins Outreach to Music Industry in Bid to Echo Success with Film, Television
Billboard / Posted yesterday
supportive of the music industry." At the time of Menin's appointment, which followed two years as chief of the City's Department of Consumer Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio expanded the purview of MOME -- previously focused on film, television... Read more
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San Bernardino Sun
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling upthat the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling up
San Bernardino Sun / Posted 3 days ago
that the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service needs.” Gatto said the California Department of Consumer Affairs would be a better choice to handle telecom complaints because the agency can respond much... Read more
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Los Angeles Daily News
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling upthat the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service
Customer complaints over Frontier Communications service still piling up
Los Angeles Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
that the CPUC is not well equipped to handle rapid response on customer service needs.” Gatto said the California Department of Consumer Affairs would be a better choice to handle telecom complaints because the agency can respond much... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Former Hospital President: Skyrocketing healthcare costs are caused by political corruptiongouging impractical. The result is health costs are the leading cause of person
Former Hospital President: Skyrocketing healthcare costs are caused by political corruption
Op-Ed News / Posted 6 days ago
gouging impractical. The result is health costs are the leading cause of personal bankruptcy. Last summer, the New York Department of Consumer Affairs made national headlines when it forced Whole Foods to admit the company short-weighted... Read more
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The Financial Express
As pulses prices soar, Centre turns to Mozambique for reliefa bid to explore possibility of pulses import, the government on Tuesday sent a
As pulses prices soar, Centre turns to Mozambique for relief
The Financial Express / Posted 9 days ago
a bid to explore possibility of pulses import, the government on Tuesday sent a high-level delegation headed by department of consumer affairs secretary Hem Pande to Mozambique. “The delegation will explore both short-term and long-term... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Tour ticket vendors at Staten Island ferry terminal will need licenses under new lawability to complain about them specifically," bill sponsor Councilman Dan Garod
Tour ticket vendors at Staten Island ferry terminal will need licenses under new law
Staten Island Advance / Posted 9 days ago
ability to complain about them specifically," bill sponsor Councilman Dan Garodnick (D-Manhattan) said at City Hall. The Department of Consumer Affairs would issue the $45 licenses to anyone selling tickets for events, tours, transportation or... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Semi-Automatic Weapons Without A Background Check Can Be Just A Click Awayat least 1 in 4 firearms listed on Armslist in the days following the Orlando s
Semi-Automatic Weapons Without A Background Check Can Be Just A Click Away
KPBS San Diego / Posted 13 days ago
at least 1 in 4 firearms listed on Armslist in the days following the Orlando shootings. In October, New York City's Department of Consumer Affairs subpoenaed Armslist for transaction and advertising records. "Through this investigation into... Read more
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The Economic Times
Triple whammy as dal, tomato & potato prices surge togetherthe roof. Although the government says that in several parts of the country the
Triple whammy as dal, tomato & potato prices surge together
The Economic Times / Posted 14 days ago
the roof. Although the government says that in several parts of the country the prices are not so high, data put out by the department of consumer affairs and the National Horticulture Board shows that in most cities, prices have increased by... Read more
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The Financial Express
How Pradhan Mantri Bima Yojana has emerged as farmers’ big ray of hopehas to have 3 MT of wheat as strategic reserve. In an inter ministerial meeting
How Pradhan Mantri Bima Yojana has emerged as farmers’ big ray of hope
The Financial Express / Posted 14 days ago
has to have 3 MT of wheat as strategic reserve. In an inter ministerial meeting chaired by Hem Pande, secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs recently, an FCI official said that the corporation has sufficient stocks of wheat to cater to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Whole Foods receives warning from FDA over unsanitary conditionsCity $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackag
Whole Foods receives warning from FDA over unsanitary conditions
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 15 days ago
City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods. The settlement with the city's Department of Consumer Affairs requires Whole Foods to conduct quarterly audits to ensure products are accurately weighed and... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Whole Foods receives warning from FDA over unsanitary conditionsCity $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackag
Whole Foods receives warning from FDA over unsanitary conditions
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 15 days ago
City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods. The settlement with the city's Department of Consumer Affairs requires Whole Foods to conduct quarterly audits to ensure products are accurately weighed and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
FDA warns Whole Foods over unsanitary conditions in kitchenCity $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackag
FDA warns Whole Foods over unsanitary conditions in kitchen
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods. The settlement with the city's Department of Consumer Affairs requires Whole Foods to conduct quarterly audits to ensure products are accurately weighed and... Read more
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FOX Business
FDA Warns Whole Foods Over Unsanitary Conditions in KitchenCity $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackag
FDA Warns Whole Foods Over Unsanitary Conditions in Kitchen
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods. The settlement with the city's Department of Consumer Affairs requires Whole Foods to conduct quarterly audits to ensure products are accurately weighed and... Read more
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FOX Business
FDA Warns Whole Foods Over Unsanitary Conditions in KitchenCity $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackag
FDA Warns Whole Foods Over Unsanitary Conditions in Kitchen
FOX Business / Posted 15 days ago
City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods. The settlement with the city's Department of Consumer Affairs requires Whole Foods to conduct quarterly audits to ensure products are accurately weighed and... Read more
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Daily Mail
FDA warns Whole Foods over unsanitary conditions in kitchenCity $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackag
FDA warns Whole Foods over unsanitary conditions in kitchen
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods. The settlement with the city's Department of Consumer Affairs requires Whole Foods to conduct quarterly audits to ensure products are accurately weighed and... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
FDA: Possible 'Filth' Contamination in Whole Foods in Mass.City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackag
FDA: Possible 'Filth' Contamination in Whole Foods in Mass.
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 15 days ago
City $500,000 to settle allegations that it overcharged customers for prepackaged foods. The settlement with the city's Department of Consumer Affairs requires Whole Foods to conduct quarterly audits to ensure products are accurately weighed and... Read more
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New Kerala
Procurement of Rabi pulses reaches 64,000 MT - newkerala.com #76623MT pulses have already imported by the government agencies against the total co
Procurement of Rabi pulses reaches 64,000 MT - newkerala.com #76623
New Kerala / Posted 16 days ago
MT pulses have already imported by the government agencies against the total contracted quantity of 38,500 MT. Secretary, Department of Consumer Affairs, Hem Pande, made the announcement at an inter-ministerial review meeting, which reviewed the... Read more
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iol.co.za
No, we don’t want pink drinks and purple pensman's versions of these items besides scent and colour. But as an analysis of n
No, we don’t want pink drinks and purple pens
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
man's versions of these items besides scent and colour. But as an analysis of nearly 800 products from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs showed last year, women pay approximately seven percent more than men for similar items. This... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Meet the buskers, vendors and food cart operators trying to find gold on the streets of New Yorkpeddling on the street almost always requires a license of some kind; from the
Meet the buskers, vendors and food cart operators trying to find gold on the streets of New York
Crain's New York Business / Posted 18 days ago
peddling on the street almost always requires a license of some kind; from the Department of Health for food and the Department of Consumer Affairs for selling most anything else—souvenirs, scarves, sunglasses. In 1979, the number of licenses... Read more
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TribLIVE
Advertisers miss the mark with womenand man's versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis o
Advertisers miss the mark with women
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
and man's versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis of nearly 800 products from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs showed last year, women pay about 7 percent more than men for similar items. Where... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt watching wheat, flour prices; might remove dutyon prices of all essential commodities (and) will take all possible measures to
Govt watching wheat, flour prices; might remove duty
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
on prices of all essential commodities (and) will take all possible measures to cool down prices,” a senior official said. Department of consumer affairs data showed wheat and wheat flour prices in major retail markets have risen by Rs 1-3 a kg... Read more
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Boston Globe
With ‘for her’ marketing, advertisers are missing the markand man’s versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis o
With ‘for her’ marketing, advertisers are missing the mark
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
and man’s versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis of nearly 800 products from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs showed last year, women pay approximately 7 percent more than men for similar items. This is... Read more
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Palm Beach Daily News
Palm Beach to consider new Uber regulationssaid. The county ordinance requires the internet-based ride sharing companies
Palm Beach to consider new Uber regulations
Palm Beach Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
said. The county ordinance requires the internet-based ride sharing companies to be audited twice a year by the county department of consumer affairs, and be certified by the be provided for vehicle safety. The drivers also must submit to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Price of pulses jumps up 16% in five weeksfrom the shortage of pulses, the government levied stock limit in various state
Price of pulses jumps up 16% in five weeks
Business Standard India / Posted 21 days ago
from the shortage of pulses, the government levied stock limit in various states and conducted raids on stockists. Huge quantity of pulses was seized by the government of which a majority was released later. Source : Department of Consumer A... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The end of 'shrink it or pink it': A history of advertisers missing the mark with womenand man's versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis o
The end of 'shrink it or pink it': A history of advertisers missing the mark with women
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
and man's versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis of nearly 800 products from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs showed last year, women pay approximately 7 percent more than men for similar items. This is... Read more
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The Morning Call
The end of 'shrink it or pink it': A history of advertisers missing the mark with womenand man's versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis o
The end of 'shrink it or pink it': A history of advertisers missing the mark with women
The Morning Call / Posted 22 days ago
and man's versions of these items besides scent and color. But as an analysis of nearly 800 products from the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs showed last year, women pay approximately 7 percent more than men for similar items. This is... Read more
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Fortune
Creepy Site Is Still Streaming Thousands of Private Security Camerasbaby monitors to not only watch children, but to talk to them as well. The prob
Creepy Site Is Still Streaming Thousands of Private Security Cameras
Fortune / Posted 24 days ago
baby monitors to not only watch children, but to talk to them as well. The problem is serious enough that New York City’s Department of Consumer Affairs issued a warning to parents earlier this year. Meanwhile, the Russian site hosting streams... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
DiCaprio or Trump? | Uber for the unbanked | Downtown's hot | Streetcar hype | Big Queens RFPmanager of a Brooklyn-based digital creative firm. In an opinion piece, he writ
DiCaprio or Trump? | Uber for the unbanked | Downtown's hot | Streetcar hype | Big Queens RFP
Crain's New York Business / Posted 28 days ago
manager of a Brooklyn-based digital creative firm. In an opinion piece, he writes that free assistance by the city's Department of Consumer Affairs with navigating the financial system has been inadequate in reaching target populations. But... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
City's tech whizzes should create an Uber for the unbankedto wait for checks to clear are just a few of the reasons the poor resort to ex
City's tech whizzes should create an Uber for the unbanked
Crain's New York Business / Posted 28 days ago
to wait for checks to clear are just a few of the reasons the poor resort to expensive alternatives. While the city's Department of Consumer Affairs provides free assistance with opening bank accounts and navigating the financial system, these... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lawyer files complaint over 4 penniesyour change rounded off - to the dollar, quarter or nickel? A Manhattan lawyer
Lawyer files complaint over 4 pennies
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
your change rounded off - to the dollar, quarter or nickel? A Manhattan lawyer filed a formal complaint with the New York Department of Consumer Affairs over the four cents change he was shorted. As the restaurant operator in this Wall Street... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Zika Fears Spawning Scams, Price Increasesfrom biting. The company settled the case by paying $300,000. Juliana Harris,
Zika Fears Spawning Scams, Price Increases
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 1 months ago
from biting. The company settled the case by paying $300,000. Juliana Harris, spokesperson for the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs, says buyers should beware. "Anytime that something's in the headlines, like the Zika virus... Read more

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