How do I file a complaint with the NYS Attorney General?
- Complaint Form: To file a complaint, please complete the form at this link and mail it to us at:
- Phone: 212-416-8090.
- Email: [email protected].
- PIB Hotline:
- NYS OAG Information and Complaint Helpline: 1-800-771-7755.
- NY State Police Investigation:
How do I file a complaint against a business in NY?
Consumers can file a complaint online at https://dos.ny.gov/file-consumer-complaint or by requesting a consumer complaint form by calling the Consumer Assistance Hotline at (800) 697-1220.
What does filing a consumer complaint do?
If the seller doesn’t resolve the issue, a government office or a consumer organization may be able to help: File a complaint with your local consumer protection office or the state agency that regulates the company. They use complaints to help them investigate fraud.
Where do I report unfair business practices?
To report fraud, scams, or bad business practices, consumers should go to ReportFraud.ftc.gov.
How much does the New York attorney general make?
State executive salaries
|Office and current official
|Attorney General of New York Letitia James
|New York Secretary of State Rossana Rosado
|New York Public Service Commission James Alesi
|New York Commissioner of Agriculture Richard A. Ball
What does an attorney general complaint do?
It is the responsibility of the Attorney General to protect public interests. In doing so, the Attorney General’s Office may file lawsuits on behalf of the state against companies that violate laws protecting consumers.
Can the ACCC take legal action?
The ACCC, the state and territory consumer protection agencies and any other individual or group can take legal action against businesses for contraventions of the ACL.