Price gouging in NYC since beginning of COVID-19 epidemic in the United States

Marco Poggio filed this request with the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs of New York City, NY.
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Due April 3, 2020
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From: Marco Poggio

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

All price gouging complaints made with the City of New York beginning January 20 until today's date, inclusive of but not limited to, name of the businesses, date, location of the businesses, status of each complaint.

If you have questions about this request, please contact me at 718-864-1409

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Marco Poggio

From: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

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From: NYC Department of Consumer Affairs

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has responded to your FOIL request FOIL-2020-866-00175 with the following note. ( Please be advised that due to the number of complaints it will take substantially longer to provide documents, however a list of complaints will be provided to you in the meantime.

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