Cops, MTA crack down on littering subway riders

Since fines for littering on the subway doubled to $100 in mid-September, cops have been cracking down on sloppy straphangers. MTA police issued 200 littering tickets between Sept. 14 and Dec. 28, and the NYPD gave out another 97 from Sept. 14 to Dec. 17. That’s more than twice the

Fed fines 5 big banks $35M over mortgage servicing

The Federal Reserve fined five large US banks a combined $35.1 million to settle cases of mortgage servicing flaws dating back to 2011. The central bank announced the fines against Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, CIT Group, US Bancorp and PNC Financial as part of a broader effort to terminate

Up to one MILLION errors a day by dodgy CCTV cameras leaves motorists at risk of wrongful prosecution and hefty fines, bombshell report reveals

CCTV CAMERAS could be “misreading” a MILLION number plates a day – leaving innocent motorists at risk of a blizzard of fines and prosecutions. A bombshell report said that criminals and even terrorists may potentially be escaping justice because of faulty equipment. Surveillance Camera Commissioner Toby Porter said the explosion

Citigroup fined for advising to ‘buy’ stocks rated ‘sell’

You had one job, Citigroup. The banking giant’s brokerage group displayed “inaccurate research ratings” — namely, slapping “buy” ratings on stocks that were actually rated “sell,” and vice versa — to its brokers, retail customers and supervisors, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Thursday. Because of a faulty electronic data

Drivers owe triple for parking tickets after broker’s 3-year scam

A parking-ticket broker duped his clients for more than 3¹/₂ years by submitting phony documents to get 816 summonses dismissed — and now, the unsuspecting motorists are being socked with triple damages by the city. The Post reported exclusively about charlatan Emmanuel Amofah — a former administrative law judge

Imprisoned ex-senator Sampson still hasn’t paid his $75K fine

Imprisoned ex-pol John Sampson is taking his sweet time shelling out his $75,000 fine following his corruption conviction — so prosecutors are asking a judge to order it be pulled from his retirement fund. Despite being thrown behind bars in May, the disgraced former state senator from Brooklyn has only paid

Morgue worker took $5 tips to move corpses

A city morgue worker has proven you can’t get anything done in this town without a tip — including moving dead bodies. He didn’t exactly make a killing, but mortuary technician Lawrence Walker admitted taking cold hard cash to help move the stiffs for funeral directors to their hearses. In a filing

Man in shark costume gets fined under burqa ban

Austria’s burqa ban bites for a man in a shark costume — who was slapped with a fine for covering his face Monday. The unnamed worker was dressed as a mascot outside McShark computer shop in Vienna, when he was asked by cops to remove his shark head, the local news

North Korea owes NYC over $156K in parking tickets

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has the cash for lavish caviar lunches — but he isn’t putting any toward his country’s mountain of Big Apple parking tickets. see also North Korea’s diplomatic mission to the United Nations owes New York City more than $156,000 from 1,300 unpaid parking tickets, making them

Google appeals $2.9 billion antitrust fine from EU

Google on Monday appealed the record $2.9 billion antitrust fine it got slapped with this summer by European regulators over manipulating its Internet search results. The move by the world’s most popular search engine came two months after the European Commission fined Alphabet-owned Google for abusing its dominance in Europe to

Google appeals $2.9 billion antitrust fine from EU

Google on Monday appealed the record $2.9 billion antitrust fine it got slapped with this summer by European regulators over manipulating its Internet search results. The move by the world’s most popular search engine came two months after the European Commission fined Alphabet-owned Google for abusing its dominance in Europe to

Landlord fined after Airbnb-er rents 9 rooms to 34 guests

Mayor de Blasio is taking his Airbnb crackdown to Bushwick — fining a landlord $11,000 for allegedly cramming 34 guests into nine rooms. George Lebovits, 68, of Monsey, NY, bought the three-family building at 19 Fayette St. in the hipster enclave last year. Since then, an Airbnb host listed as Erika has

City Health Department holds off on issuing calorie fines

In a settlement reached Friday, the city Health Department agreed to hold off on fining local food chains that don’t meet new regulations for posting calorie info. A food-industry coalition had sued the city last month after the Health Department announced it would begin fining food chains immediately despite the FDA’s

NYC businesses buy more time to post food calorie info

The city’s Health Department agreed Wednesday to postpone imposing fines on businesses that don’t post calorie information while it fights a lawsuit by food industry groups. Enforcement was scheduled to start August 21. But city officials said outside of Manhattan federal court that enforcement is being delayed at least until the

De Blasio targeting businesses in e-bike crackdown

Mayor de Blasio vowed Friday to crack down on illegal electric bikes, saying he plans to push legislation so business owners rather than delivery workers would feel the brunt of “substantial” fines. “I want tougher legislation,” de Blasio said during his weekly appearance on WYNC radio. “I want a law that

Alphabet’s profit slumps on $2.7 billion EU fine

Alphabet Inc. reported a 27.7 percent drop in quarterly profit as the company recorded a previously announced charge related to a record $2.7 billion fine imposed on its Google unit by the EU. The company’s net income fell to $3.52 billion, or $5.01 per Class A and B share and Class

A fifth of councils have still not converted their parking machines to accept the new £1 coins just three months before the old pound ceases to be legal tender

  The motoring organisation said 74 of 340 UK councils with responsibility for car parks with coin operated machines still hadn't converted all of them The AA is urging the go-slow Town Halls from Devon to Oxfordshire to waive parking fees as furious motorists get slapped with penalties. The motoring organisation said 74

Ex-comptroller’s campaign dodged over $500K in penalties

Former city Comptroller John Liu was hit with more than $26,000 in fines this week — but it turns out his campaign has skated on more than $500,000 in penalties for illegal posters dating back to his 2009 run for comptroller. The penalties and interest imposed by the Environmental Control Board

Free “robot lawyer’ will fight Uncle Sam so you don’t have to

The United States is a democracy, where every citizen has the right to be treated fairly by the legal system. Unfortunately, things don’t always work out that way. Fighting something as simple as a parking ticket can be a minefield of confusing regulations and obscure rules that seem to have

New Yorkers will soon be able to pay fines through PayPal

The city is about to sign a deal to allow fines and bills to be paid by smartphones through PayPal. The contract includes any payments to the city, from property taxes to parking fines, making the online service the fourth option in addition to credit cards, e-checks and mobile wallets. PayPal’s profit

New Yorkers will soon be able to pay fines through PayPal

The city is about to sign a deal to allow fines and bills to be paid by smartphones through PayPal. The contract includes any payments to the city, from property taxes to parking fines, making the online service the fourth option in addition to credit cards, e-checks and mobile wallets. PayPal’s profit