1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. General Business
  4. Article 22-A: Consumer Protection From Deceptive Acts and Practices


Section 350-D Civil penalty

General Business (GBS)

Any person, firm, corporation or association or agent or employee thereof who engages in any of the acts or practices stated in this article to be unlawful shall be liable to a civil penalty of not more than five thousand dollars for each violation, which shall accrue to the state of New York and may be recovered in a civil action brought by the attorney general. In any such action it shall be a complete defense that the advertisement is subject to and complies with the rules and regulations of, and the statutes administered by the Federal Trade Commission or any official department, division, commission or agency of the state of New York.