Satmar Hasidic scolds pressure merchants to comply with dress codes, other standards; force business owners to choose between boycott or potential discrimination rap. So-called 'modesty patrol' strikes again Thursday, blanketing lightposts and windshields with flyers calling for boycott of new shop at 100 Lee Ave.

A gang of overbearing religious scolds is targeting Jewish store owners who open shops in Williamsburg’s Satmar Hasidic enclave, ordering them to comply with a shadowy but strict set of standards or face sinful consequences.

Residents said the Va’ad Hatznius — known as the modesty patrol — struck again Thursday, blanketing lightposts and car windshields with flyers calling for the boycott of a new women’s clothing shop at 100 Lee Ave. and trumpeting an afternoon protest.... Read More: NY Daily News