Links to Agencies

NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets
http://www.agriculture.ny.gov/
1-800-554-4501
Information on weights and measures, food safety & inspection, milk control & dairy services, kosher law enforcement and the New York State Fair.

NYS Attorney General
http://www.ag.ny.gov/
1-800-771-7755
Contact this office for a wide range of publications and other information important to persons living, working and visiting New York such as landlord/tenant issues, new and used car lemon laws and registered charities.

NYS Consumer Protection Board
http://www.dos.ny.gov/consumerprotection/
1-800-638-CPSC

NYS Department of Financial Services
http://www.dfs.ny.gov/
Insurance related issues call 1-800-342-3736, 212-480-6400, or 518-474-6600
Banking related issues call 1-877-BANK-NYS (1-877-226-5697)
Foreclosure Relief Hotline: (800) 269-0990

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
http://www.dmv.ny.gov/
1-914-965-7766 Contact this agency to file a complaint against a car dealership or repair shop.

NYS Public Service Commission
http://www.dps.ny.gov/
1-800-342-3377
Contact this agency if you have a complaint against a utility company, landline telephone company or cable television provider.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
http://www.fcc.gov/
1-888-225-5322
Contact this agency to file a consumer complaint against telemarketers, telephone, cable or internet providers and for information on Wi-Fi networks and consumer privacy along with the National Do-Not-Call Registry.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
http://www.ftc.gov/
1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)
Contact this agency for general consumer information, the do-not-call registry and information on identity theft,

US Consumer Product Safety Commission
http://www.cpsc.gov/
1 (800) 638-2772
Contact this agency for information on recalls or to report an unsafe product.

US Food & Drug Administration
http://www.fda.gov/
1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332)
Information available on recalls and safety alerts of food, drugs and medical devices.

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
http://www.ic3.gov/
1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)
The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant.