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Jonathan Mintz

Jonathan Mintz appears in the following:

NY AG Investigating Sham Employment Agencies

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

For many people in search of work, employment agencies can seem like the ticket to a job. But while some do connect would-be workers with employment, others do not, choosing instead to prey on the desperation of the out of work — especially low-skilled and immigrant job-seekers.

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Following Up: Predatory Schools

Friday, January 06, 2012

Jonathan Mintz, commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs, follows up on the topic of predatory schools and the city's campaign, "Know Before You Enroll."

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Backstory: Debt Settlement Companies

Thursday, August 11, 2011

This week the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs announced it is issuing 15 subpoenas to companies that promise “debt settlement” services—but in many cases seem unable to deliver. DCA Commissioner Jonathan Mintz joins us to explain the investigation and why the debt settlement industry represented the single greatest consumer fraud of the year.

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Price Check

Tuesday, September 07, 2010

Jonathan Mintz, commissioner of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, talks about discovering pricing violations in city grocery stores and explains how consumers can protect themselves.

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The 411 on Finance

Friday, December 26, 2008

Jonathan Mintz, commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs, and Cathie Mahon, executive director of the Department of Consumer Affairs' Office of Financial Empowerment discuss the city's joint program with CUNY and the Daily News to answer New Yorkers' questions about personal finance.

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Personal Finance in a Down Economy

Friday, December 26, 2008

With more and more Americans slipping into poverty, Jonathan Mintz and Cathie Mahon, both from the Department of Consumer Affairs, discuss the city's program to advise New Yorkers in a bear market. Plus, other advice on coping tough times; and, What makes a real Brooklynite?

The 411 on Finance

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Jonathan Mintz, commissioner of the Department of Consumer Affairs, and Cathie Mahon, executive director of the Department of Consumer Affairs' Office of Financial Empowerment discuss the city's joint program with CUNY and the Daily News to answer New Yorkers' questions about personal finance.

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City Swindlers

Monday, November 17, 2008

As unemployment goes up, so do job scams. Jonathan Mintz, commissioner for the Department of Consumer Affairs, explains how to spot predatory employment agencies.

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