Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Chinatown Counterfeiters Settle Up With City, Live to Counterfeit Another Day

    Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press​The owners of the "Counterfeit Triangle"--a single triangular block in Chinatown bounded by Canal, Centre, and Walker Streets--have agreed to pay $800,000 to the city, thereby reopening the block for "legitimate purposes." The settlement comes after a 2008 raid ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2007

    Motel Sucks

    Exploiting a Depression-era loophole, more landlords are booting renters for short-term hotel guests