You can file an overcharge complaint about a business in New York City. An overcharge is when the business posts one price and charges you a different price.
To file a complaint about overcharging by street or food cart vendors, you must provide:
- The vendor's Consumer Affairs or Health license number
- A receipt
The City does not set prices. You must beware and shop around for the best prices.
Report an overcharge by a/n:
What Happens Next
If you provide an email address with your Service Request, you will receive a notification by email. You may also be emailed a complaint form, which you must complete and return. Be sure to check your spam folder in addition to your inbox.