Consumer Protection · New York Fraud or Deception

Failure to Disclose Prior Lemon

What happens if a car is declared a lemon.  Many consumers do not realize the vehicle can be resold.  Claims may be fraud Failure to comply with the Disclosure Statute  417-a. Mandatory disclosures by sellers prior to resale. (New York State Consolidated Laws : Vehicle & Traffic) Some dealers violate the disclosure law which says… Continue reading Failure to Disclose Prior Lemon

False Advertising · New York Fraud or Deception

New York Deceptive Practices Statute: Cases, Commentary, and Claims

§ 349. Deceptive acts and practices unlawful. a) Deceptive acts or practices in the conduct of any business, trade or commerce or in the furnishing of any service in this state are hereby declared unlawful. b) Whenever the attorney general shall believe from evidence satisfactory to him that any person, firm, corporation or association or agent or employee thereof has engaged in or is about to engage in any of the acts or practices stated to be unlawful he may bring an action in the name and on behalf of the people of the state of New York to enjoin such unlawful acts or practices and to obtain restitution of any moneys

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A Channel 4 I-Team report states,  New York City Sues Car Dealer After Accusations of Loan Fraud. The story relates claim of deception in Major World sales and financing.  Consumers who have been victims of deception may have legal claims.  Call (973) 598-1980 for a free consultation on your Major World consumer fraud claim  … Continue reading NEW YORK FILES CLAIMS AGAINST MAJOR WORLD

False Advertising · Uncategorized


Our office is looking into deception and fraud claims involving anti-aging skin cream.  Some promote impressive results in a short time and celebrity endorsements.  However, some companies have reported complaints including unexpected charges. We provide a free consultation to discuss your rights and remedies. *the picture displayed above is not from the company.

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Cash for Gold Fraud

The Division of Consumer Affairs found extensive fraud in the cash for gold business. the urban crackdown resulted in nearly 10,000 citations for alleged, civil violations of State consumer protection laws at 71 jewelry stores, pawn shops, and other locations.  In addition, officers confiscated 35 scales that were of types not approved for cash-for-gold transactions,… Continue reading Cash for Gold Fraud

Consumer Protection · False Advertising

Overcharging and Deception at Auto Parts Store

A New Jersey investigation found overcharging and misleading advertising at auto parts stores. The State said,  "The investigation, undertaken early last year, found that seven AutoZone stores in Newark, Carteret, Elizabeth, Linden, Flemington, and Plainfield, failed to plainly mark the total selling price on some merchandise."  A consent order was later executed. The Division… Continue reading Overcharging and Deception at Auto Parts Store

Consumer Protection · False Advertising · Uncategorized

False Advertising and Telemarketers

"The telemarketers generally began their calls by congratulating consumers for qualifying for a special expense reduction program or asking whether the consumer was interested in decreasing his or her debts. Telemarketers generally stated that they were affiliated with the consumer's creditors or lenders, were calling on behalf of the government, or had special relationships with creditors or lenders that enabled them to negotiate debt management deals that were unobtainable by other service providers."

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Utility and Advertising Overcharges,

Have you been promised one price in an advertisement or solicitation and found that you have been charged significantly more.  Our office is handling claims involving Verizon, cable companies and other entities.   Have you been solicited by a telemarketer for a promising plan, but found something different when you signed. Call (973) 598-1980 for a Free… Continue reading Utility and Advertising Overcharges,