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Consumers See Spike In Grocery Prices, Worry About Price-Gouging

Consumers See Spike In Grocery Prices, Worry About Price-Gouging

Consumers saw a spike in prices for grocery store items like eggs, meat and cereal over the last month and experts say it's due to supply and demand. Read full article: Consumers See Spike In Grocery Prices, W...→

Consumers See Spike In Grocery Prices, Worry About Price-Gouging

Consumers See Spike In Grocery Prices, Worry About Price-Gouging

Consumers saw a spike in prices for grocery store items like eggs, meat and cereal over the last month and experts say it's due to supply and demand. Read full article: Consumers See Spike In Grocery Prices, W...→

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows. Here’s why the price has been so volatile.

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows. Here’s why the price has been so volatile.

Much like higher-profile markets, cheese prices have been whipsawed by the uncertainty facing the U.S. economy and bolstered by government actions. Read full article: Cheese prices hit record high just weeks...→

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M has reportedly filed a lawsuit against a merchant on Amazon selling the company's masks for more than 18 times their list price. The target of the lawsuit, [...] Read full article: 3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant...→

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

ORLANDO, FL – SEPTEMBER 2: Gallons of water sit on nearly empty shelves September 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Frances is heading toward southeast Fl [...] Read full article: Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens o...→

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego [...]

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego area amid the coronavirus pandemic resulted this week in eight arrests of peop [...] Read full article: An undercover investigation into suspect...→

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold’s Chicken on Broadway created quite a stir over the weekend, with one item on its receipt: what the restaurant called a COVID-9 surcharge of 26 percent. Read full article: Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 F...→

Spike in billing, price gouging complaints in DC attorney general’s report | WTOP

Complaints about billing and cancellation, as well as price gouging, riddled DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s coronavirus-focused consumer report. Read full article: Spike in billing, price gouging complain...→

Grocery prices see biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years

Grocery prices see biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years

Grocery prices saw their biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years last month, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: Grocery prices see biggest monthly incre...→

April saw the sharpest increase in grocery store prices in nearly 50 years

April saw the sharpest increase in grocery store prices in nearly 50 years

Overall, consumers paid 2.6% more in April for groceries, the largest one-month jump since February 1974. Read full article: April saw the sharpest increase in groce...→

US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Years, Led by Rising Prices for Meat, Eggs

US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Years, Led by Rising Prices for Meat, Eggs

Prices Americans paid for eggs, meat, cereal and milk shot higher in April as people flocked to grocery stores to stock up on food amid government lockdowns de [...] Read full article: US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Yea...→

Queens grocers busted for price gouging medical gear during pandemic - amNewYork

BY BILL PARRY Two Whitestone grocers were arrested and charged with price gouging after they allegedly sold medical face masks at an inflated price, Read full article: Queens grocers busted for price gouging ...→

DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Gouging During State of Emergency

DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Gouging During State of Emergency

A D.C. convenience store is being sued for price gouging after the price of Clorox was found to be marked up 200 percent. On April 22, the Office of the Attorn [...] Read full article: DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Go...→

Wright County egg producer agrees to cost cap after price-gouging investigation

Wright County egg producer agrees to cost cap after price-gouging investigation

Minnesota has cracked down on a farm accused of more than doubling the price of eggs during the coronavirus pandemic. Attorney General Keith Ellison announced [...] Read full article: Wright County egg producer agrees to cos...→

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

Katrin Golian, doing business as RxAll Pharmacy, has been charged with a count of misdemeanor price gouging after price gouging was prohibited by an executive [...] Read full article: West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price ...→

Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight Month Despite Soaring Grocery Prices

Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight Month Despite Soaring Grocery Prices

Consumer prices fell in May, thanks to big declines in the prices of gasoline, clothing, and car insurance. But prices in groceries jumped higher for the secon [...] Read full article: Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight ...→

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

“Quality King’s profiteering during this time of crisis is appalling,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “Instead of ensuring New Yorkers could protect them [...] Read full article: Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for a...→

LA County To Launch New Mobile App For Reporting Price Gouging, Scams

Los Angeles County is set to launch a mobile app to make it easier to report cases of price gouging and phony COVID-19 remedies, the Department of Consumer and [...] Read full article: LA County To Launch New Mobile App For R...→

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

"We have received thousands and thousands of complaints from New Jerseyans who feel that they have been taken advantage," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Gr [...] Read full article: New Jersey says complaints about price g...→

What's up with the skyrocketing grocery prices — and when will it all stop?

What's up with the skyrocketing grocery prices — and when will it all stop?

Experts warn we won’t see a return to previous conditions any time soon, and it will take time for suppliers and the supply chain to adjust to “the new normal. [...] Read full article: What's up with the skyrocketing grocery ...→

Grocery store prices have increased at the greatest rate in 46 years: Report

Grocery store prices have increased at the greatest rate in 46 years: Report

Prices have risen substantially at grocery stores, and it has proved to be the greatest increase in almost five decades, according to an analysis of numbers fr [...] Read full article: Grocery store prices have increased at t...→

Grocery prices surged in April for largest monthly increase since 1974

Grocery prices surged in April for largest monthly increase since 1974

It’s truly a seller’s market. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics recently confirmed that grocery prices across the nation increased by 2.6 percent in April, ac [...] Read full article: Grocery prices surged in April for large...→

Amazon pushes for law against price gouging during emergencies

Amazon pushes for law against price gouging during emergencies

Online retailer Amazon, criticized for not acting quickly enough to curb sellers who charged hundreds of dollars for high-demand hand sanitizer during the earl [...] Read full article: Amazon pushes for law against price goug...→

Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers With Hefty Price Hikes

Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers With Hefty Price Hikes

Though most consumer prices fell, supermarkets did manage to push through some pretty hefty price increases. Read full article: Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers ...→

2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens Grocery Store

2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens Grocery Store

Officers say the men admitted to increasing the prices of all their items in the store by 50%. Read full article: 2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens...→

Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Charged With Nine Counts Of Price Gouging

Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Charged With Nine Counts Of Price Gouging

A Pleasanton grocery store owner has been charged with nine misdemeanor counts of price gouging during the current coronavirus outbreak, prosecutors announced [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Char...→

Larkin Community Hospital price gouging investigation gaining steam

Larkin Community Hospital price gouging investigation gaining steam

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - The state of Florida is continuing to investigate Larkin Community Hospital for price gouging. In March, Congress passed and President T [...] Read full article: Larkin Community Hospital price gouging ...→

They never learn: Three NYC retailers busted again for pandemic price gouging - amNewYork

Businesses in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan have racked up additional fines for allegedly selling face masks, disinfectants and hand sanitizers to Read full article: They never learn: Three NYC retailers bu...→

Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2% pace in May

Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2% pace in May

Coronavirus-related business limitations slashed the number of meals eaten out and made visits to grocery stores far more frequent for many households. Read full article: Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2...→

Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime Victims, Seniors, Victims of Price Gouging - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to support bills in the Legislature intended to help sexual assault victims, senior citizen [...] Read full article: Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime ...→

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Greedy retailers attempting to profit off the pandemic by overcharging customers for hot coronavirus commodities have racked up a hefty bill with the city Depa [...] Read full article: Retailers price-gouging coronavirus prod...→

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County is launching an app for consumers to report instances of price gouging and coronavirus scams. Read full article: Los Angeles County To Launch App For Rep...→

'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Grocery Prices Are On The Rise

'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Grocery Prices Are On The Rise

Grocery prices were up 2.6% in April, which was the highest single-month increase since 1974, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: 'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Gro...→

Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Filed During Coronavirus Pandemic

Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Filed During Coronavirus Pandemic

Empty shelves and hard-to-find products were common at the start of the pandemic. Many store shelves have returned to normal, but sometimes the prices are diff [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Fil...→

Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against Price Gouging During National Emergencies

Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against Price Gouging During National Emergencies

Online retailer Amazon.com, criticized for not acting quickly enough to curb sellers who charged hundreds of dollars for high-demand hand sanitizer during the [...] Read full article: Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against ...→

Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1974

Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1974

The price American consumers paid for groceries increased 2.6% in April, the Labor Department announced on Tuesday, marking the largest one-month rise in 46 ye [...] Read full article: Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1...→

Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Almost 500 Times Its Cost

Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Almost 500 Times Its Cost

The pharmaceutical company behind COVID-19 drug remdesivir will be facing intense scrutiny when a sales price is set - with one report figuring it could go for [...] Read full article: Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Al...→

As more Latinos test positive to coronavirus, Illinois officials worry deaths will spike

As more Latinos test positive to coronavirus, Illinois officials worry deaths will spike

"Our health outcomes should not be determined by Zip Code, last name or country of origin," said Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Read full article: As more Latinos test positive to coronav...→

Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits Accuse Producers of Price Gouging

Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits Accuse Producers of Price Gouging

Separate lawsuits in California and Texas contend that egg producers or supermarkets charged excessive, illegal prices for eggs amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits ...→

NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-Gouging Probe, Allegedly Upsold Masks Online

NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-Gouging Probe, Allegedly Upsold Masks Online

Homeland Security Investigations agents and police searched a Long Island jewelry store, part of an investigation into whether the “Jewels by Viggi” jewelry st [...] Read full article: NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-G...→

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows. Here’s why the price has been so volatile.

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows. Here’s why the price has been so volatile.

Much like higher-profile markets, cheese prices have been whipsawed by the uncertainty facing the U.S. economy and bolstered by government actions. Read full article: Cheese prices hit record high just weeks...→

Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2% pace in May

Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2% pace in May

Coronavirus-related business limitations slashed the number of meals eaten out and made visits to grocery stores far more frequent for many households. Read full article: Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2...→

Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight Month Despite Soaring Grocery Prices

Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight Month Despite Soaring Grocery Prices

Consumer prices fell in May, thanks to big declines in the prices of gasoline, clothing, and car insurance. But prices in groceries jumped higher for the secon [...] Read full article: Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight ...→

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

ORLANDO, FL – SEPTEMBER 2: Gallons of water sit on nearly empty shelves September 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Frances is heading toward southeast Fl [...] Read full article: Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens o...→

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Greedy retailers attempting to profit off the pandemic by overcharging customers for hot coronavirus commodities have racked up a hefty bill with the city Depa [...] Read full article: Retailers price-gouging coronavirus prod...→

LA County To Launch New Mobile App For Reporting Price Gouging, Scams

Los Angeles County is set to launch a mobile app to make it easier to report cases of price gouging and phony COVID-19 remedies, the Department of Consumer and [...] Read full article: LA County To Launch New Mobile App For R...→

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold’s Chicken on Broadway created quite a stir over the weekend, with one item on its receipt: what the restaurant called a COVID-9 surcharge of 26 percent. Read full article: Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 F...→

'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Grocery Prices Are On The Rise

'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Grocery Prices Are On The Rise

Grocery prices were up 2.6% in April, which was the highest single-month increase since 1974, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: 'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Gro...→

What's up with the skyrocketing grocery prices — and when will it all stop?

What's up with the skyrocketing grocery prices — and when will it all stop?

Experts warn we won’t see a return to previous conditions any time soon, and it will take time for suppliers and the supply chain to adjust to “the new normal. [...] Read full article: What's up with the skyrocketing grocery ...→

Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Filed During Coronavirus Pandemic

Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Filed During Coronavirus Pandemic

Empty shelves and hard-to-find products were common at the start of the pandemic. Many store shelves have returned to normal, but sometimes the prices are diff [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Fil...→

Grocery prices surged in April for largest monthly increase since 1974

Grocery prices surged in April for largest monthly increase since 1974

It’s truly a seller’s market. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics recently confirmed that grocery prices across the nation increased by 2.6 percent in April, ac [...] Read full article: Grocery prices surged in April for large...→

April saw the sharpest increase in grocery store prices in nearly 50 years

April saw the sharpest increase in grocery store prices in nearly 50 years

Overall, consumers paid 2.6% more in April for groceries, the largest one-month jump since February 1974. Read full article: April saw the sharpest increase in groce...→

Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1974

Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1974

The price American consumers paid for groceries increased 2.6% in April, the Labor Department announced on Tuesday, marking the largest one-month rise in 46 ye [...] Read full article: Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1...→

2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens Grocery Store

2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens Grocery Store

Officers say the men admitted to increasing the prices of all their items in the store by 50%. Read full article: 2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens...→

Queens grocers busted for price gouging medical gear during pandemic - amNewYork

BY BILL PARRY Two Whitestone grocers were arrested and charged with price gouging after they allegedly sold medical face masks at an inflated price, Read full article: Queens grocers busted for price gouging ...→

As more Latinos test positive to coronavirus, Illinois officials worry deaths will spike

As more Latinos test positive to coronavirus, Illinois officials worry deaths will spike

"Our health outcomes should not be determined by Zip Code, last name or country of origin," said Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Read full article: As more Latinos test positive to coronav...→

Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Charged With Nine Counts Of Price Gouging

Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Charged With Nine Counts Of Price Gouging

A Pleasanton grocery store owner has been charged with nine misdemeanor counts of price gouging during the current coronavirus outbreak, prosecutors announced [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Char...→

DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Gouging During State of Emergency

DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Gouging During State of Emergency

A D.C. convenience store is being sued for price gouging after the price of Clorox was found to be marked up 200 percent. On April 22, the Office of the Attorn [...] Read full article: DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Go...→

NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-Gouging Probe, Allegedly Upsold Masks Online

NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-Gouging Probe, Allegedly Upsold Masks Online

Homeland Security Investigations agents and police searched a Long Island jewelry store, part of an investigation into whether the “Jewels by Viggi” jewelry st [...] Read full article: NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-G...→

They never learn: Three NYC retailers busted again for pandemic price gouging - amNewYork

Businesses in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan have racked up additional fines for allegedly selling face masks, disinfectants and hand sanitizers to Read full article: They never learn: Three NYC retailers bu...→

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

Katrin Golian, doing business as RxAll Pharmacy, has been charged with a count of misdemeanor price gouging after price gouging was prohibited by an executive [...] Read full article: West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price ...→

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M has reportedly filed a lawsuit against a merchant on Amazon selling the company's masks for more than 18 times their list price. The target of the lawsuit, [...] Read full article: 3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant...→

Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime Victims, Seniors, Victims of Price Gouging - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to support bills in the Legislature intended to help sexual assault victims, senior citizen [...] Read full article: Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime ...→

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

“Quality King’s profiteering during this time of crisis is appalling,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “Instead of ensuring New Yorkers could protect them [...] Read full article: Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for a...→

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego [...]

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego area amid the coronavirus pandemic resulted this week in eight arrests of peop [...] Read full article: An undercover investigation into suspect...→

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County is launching an app for consumers to report instances of price gouging and coronavirus scams. Read full article: Los Angeles County To Launch App For Rep...→

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

"We have received thousands and thousands of complaints from New Jerseyans who feel that they have been taken advantage," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Gr [...] Read full article: New Jersey says complaints about price g...→

Spike in billing, price gouging complaints in DC attorney general’s report | WTOP

Complaints about billing and cancellation, as well as price gouging, riddled DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s coronavirus-focused consumer report. Read full article: Spike in billing, price gouging complain...→

Grocery store prices have increased at the greatest rate in 46 years: Report

Grocery store prices have increased at the greatest rate in 46 years: Report

Prices have risen substantially at grocery stores, and it has proved to be the greatest increase in almost five decades, according to an analysis of numbers fr [...] Read full article: Grocery store prices have increased at t...→

Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against Price Gouging During National Emergencies

Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against Price Gouging During National Emergencies

Online retailer Amazon.com, criticized for not acting quickly enough to curb sellers who charged hundreds of dollars for high-demand hand sanitizer during the [...] Read full article: Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against ...→

Amazon pushes for law against price gouging during emergencies

Amazon pushes for law against price gouging during emergencies

Online retailer Amazon, criticized for not acting quickly enough to curb sellers who charged hundreds of dollars for high-demand hand sanitizer during the earl [...] Read full article: Amazon pushes for law against price goug...→

Grocery prices see biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years

Grocery prices see biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years

Grocery prices saw their biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years last month, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: Grocery prices see biggest monthly incre...→

Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers With Hefty Price Hikes

Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers With Hefty Price Hikes

Though most consumer prices fell, supermarkets did manage to push through some pretty hefty price increases. Read full article: Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers ...→

US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Years, Led by Rising Prices for Meat, Eggs

US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Years, Led by Rising Prices for Meat, Eggs

Prices Americans paid for eggs, meat, cereal and milk shot higher in April as people flocked to grocery stores to stock up on food amid government lockdowns de [...] Read full article: US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Yea...→

Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Almost 500 Times Its Cost

Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Almost 500 Times Its Cost

The pharmaceutical company behind COVID-19 drug remdesivir will be facing intense scrutiny when a sales price is set - with one report figuring it could go for [...] Read full article: Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Al...→

Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits Accuse Producers of Price Gouging

Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits Accuse Producers of Price Gouging

Separate lawsuits in California and Texas contend that egg producers or supermarkets charged excessive, illegal prices for eggs amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits ...→

Larkin Community Hospital price gouging investigation gaining steam

Larkin Community Hospital price gouging investigation gaining steam

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - The state of Florida is continuing to investigate Larkin Community Hospital for price gouging. In March, Congress passed and President T [...] Read full article: Larkin Community Hospital price gouging ...→

Wright County egg producer agrees to cost cap after price-gouging investigation

Wright County egg producer agrees to cost cap after price-gouging investigation

Minnesota has cracked down on a farm accused of more than doubling the price of eggs during the coronavirus pandemic. Attorney General Keith Ellison announced [...] Read full article: Wright County egg producer agrees to cos...→

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows. Here’s why the price has been so volatile.

Cheese prices hit record high just weeks after hitting nearly 20-year lows. Here’s why the price has been so volatile.

Much like higher-profile markets, cheese prices have been whipsawed by the uncertainty facing the U.S. economy and bolstered by government actions. Read full article: Cheese prices hit record high just weeks...→

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price Gouging After Complaint She Was Selling KN95 Masks For Double Her Cost

Katrin Golian, doing business as RxAll Pharmacy, has been charged with a count of misdemeanor price gouging after price gouging was prohibited by an executive [...] Read full article: West L.A. Pharmacist Charged With Price ...→

Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2% pace in May

Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2% pace in May

Coronavirus-related business limitations slashed the number of meals eaten out and made visits to grocery stores far more frequent for many households. Read full article: Inland Empire grocery prices jump at 8.2...→

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant for Price Gouging on Masks

3M has reportedly filed a lawsuit against a merchant on Amazon selling the company's masks for more than 18 times their list price. The target of the lawsuit, [...] Read full article: 3M Files Lawsuit Against Amazon Merchant...→

Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight Month Despite Soaring Grocery Prices

Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight Month Despite Soaring Grocery Prices

Consumer prices fell in May, thanks to big declines in the prices of gasoline, clothing, and car insurance. But prices in groceries jumped higher for the secon [...] Read full article: Consumer Prices Fall For Third Straight ...→

Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime Victims, Seniors, Victims of Price Gouging - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to support bills in the Legislature intended to help sexual assault victims, senior citizen [...] Read full article: Supervisors Support Bills For Sex Crime ...→

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens of Businesses About Price Gouging

ORLANDO, FL – SEPTEMBER 2: Gallons of water sit on nearly empty shelves September 2, 2004 in Orlando, Florida. Hurricane Frances is heading toward southeast Fl [...] Read full article: Virginia Attorney General Warns Dozens o...→

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for alleged coronavirus price gouging

“Quality King’s profiteering during this time of crisis is appalling,” said Attorney General Letitia James. “Instead of ensuring New Yorkers could protect them [...] Read full article: Wholesaler Quality King sued by AG for a...→

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Retailers price-gouging coronavirus products could owe city nearly $4 million

Greedy retailers attempting to profit off the pandemic by overcharging customers for hot coronavirus commodities have racked up a hefty bill with the city Depa [...] Read full article: Retailers price-gouging coronavirus prod...→

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego [...]

An undercover investigation into suspected online price gouging in the San Diego area amid the coronavirus pandemic resulted this week in eight arrests of peop [...] Read full article: An undercover investigation into suspect...→

LA County To Launch New Mobile App For Reporting Price Gouging, Scams

Los Angeles County is set to launch a mobile app to make it easier to report cases of price gouging and phony COVID-19 remedies, the Department of Consumer and [...] Read full article: LA County To Launch New Mobile App For R...→

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County To Launch App For Reporting Price Gouging

Los Angeles County is launching an app for consumers to report instances of price gouging and coronavirus scams. Read full article: Los Angeles County To Launch App For Rep...→

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold’s Chicken on Broadway created quite a stir over the weekend, with one item on its receipt: what the restaurant called a COVID-9 surcharge of 26 percent. Read full article: Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 F...→

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

New Jersey says complaints about price gouging, fraud tripled amid the coronavirus pandemic

"We have received thousands and thousands of complaints from New Jerseyans who feel that they have been taken advantage," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Gr [...] Read full article: New Jersey says complaints about price g...→

'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Grocery Prices Are On The Rise

'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Grocery Prices Are On The Rise

Grocery prices were up 2.6% in April, which was the highest single-month increase since 1974, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: 'It's A Pandemic Of The Food World': Gro...→

Spike in billing, price gouging complaints in DC attorney general’s report | WTOP

Complaints about billing and cancellation, as well as price gouging, riddled DC Attorney General Karl Racine’s coronavirus-focused consumer report. Read full article: Spike in billing, price gouging complain...→

What's up with the skyrocketing grocery prices — and when will it all stop?

What's up with the skyrocketing grocery prices — and when will it all stop?

Experts warn we won’t see a return to previous conditions any time soon, and it will take time for suppliers and the supply chain to adjust to “the new normal. [...] Read full article: What's up with the skyrocketing grocery ...→

Grocery store prices have increased at the greatest rate in 46 years: Report

Grocery store prices have increased at the greatest rate in 46 years: Report

Prices have risen substantially at grocery stores, and it has proved to be the greatest increase in almost five decades, according to an analysis of numbers fr [...] Read full article: Grocery store prices have increased at t...→

Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Filed During Coronavirus Pandemic

Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Filed During Coronavirus Pandemic

Empty shelves and hard-to-find products were common at the start of the pandemic. Many store shelves have returned to normal, but sometimes the prices are diff [...] Read full article: Hundreds of Price Gouging Complaints Fil...→

Grocery prices surged in April for largest monthly increase since 1974

Grocery prices surged in April for largest monthly increase since 1974

It’s truly a seller’s market. The U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics recently confirmed that grocery prices across the nation increased by 2.6 percent in April, ac [...] Read full article: Grocery prices surged in April for large...→

Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against Price Gouging During National Emergencies

Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against Price Gouging During National Emergencies

Online retailer Amazon.com, criticized for not acting quickly enough to curb sellers who charged hundreds of dollars for high-demand hand sanitizer during the [...] Read full article: Amazon.Com Asks For Federal Law Against ...→

Amazon pushes for law against price gouging during emergencies

Amazon pushes for law against price gouging during emergencies

Online retailer Amazon, criticized for not acting quickly enough to curb sellers who charged hundreds of dollars for high-demand hand sanitizer during the earl [...] Read full article: Amazon pushes for law against price goug...→

Grocery prices see biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years

Grocery prices see biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years

Grocery prices saw their biggest monthly increase in nearly 50 years last month, according to the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: Grocery prices see biggest monthly incre...→

April saw the sharpest increase in grocery store prices in nearly 50 years

April saw the sharpest increase in grocery store prices in nearly 50 years

Overall, consumers paid 2.6% more in April for groceries, the largest one-month jump since February 1974. Read full article: April saw the sharpest increase in groce...→

Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers With Hefty Price Hikes

Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers With Hefty Price Hikes

Though most consumer prices fell, supermarkets did manage to push through some pretty hefty price increases. Read full article: Supermarkets High Quarantined Consumers ...→

Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1974

Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1974

The price American consumers paid for groceries increased 2.6% in April, the Labor Department announced on Tuesday, marking the largest one-month rise in 46 ye [...] Read full article: Monthly Grocery Prices Jump Most Since 1...→

US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Years, Led by Rising Prices for Meat, Eggs

US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Years, Led by Rising Prices for Meat, Eggs

Prices Americans paid for eggs, meat, cereal and milk shot higher in April as people flocked to grocery stores to stock up on food amid government lockdowns de [...] Read full article: US Grocery Costs Jump the Most in 46 Yea...→

2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens Grocery Store

2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens Grocery Store

Officers say the men admitted to increasing the prices of all their items in the store by 50%. Read full article: 2 Men Accused Of Price Gouging At Queens...→

Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Almost 500 Times Its Cost

Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Almost 500 Times Its Cost

The pharmaceutical company behind COVID-19 drug remdesivir will be facing intense scrutiny when a sales price is set - with one report figuring it could go for [...] Read full article: Experts Worry COVID-19 Price Could Be Al...→

Queens grocers busted for price gouging medical gear during pandemic - amNewYork

BY BILL PARRY Two Whitestone grocers were arrested and charged with price gouging after they allegedly sold medical face masks at an inflated price, Read full article: Queens grocers busted for price gouging ...→

As more Latinos test positive to coronavirus, Illinois officials worry deaths will spike

As more Latinos test positive to coronavirus, Illinois officials worry deaths will spike

"Our health outcomes should not be determined by Zip Code, last name or country of origin," said Rep. Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. Read full article: As more Latinos test positive to coronav...→

Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Charged With Nine Counts Of Price Gouging

Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Charged With Nine Counts Of Price Gouging

A Pleasanton grocery store owner has been charged with nine misdemeanor counts of price gouging during the current coronavirus outbreak, prosecutors announced [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Char...→

Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits Accuse Producers of Price Gouging

Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits Accuse Producers of Price Gouging

Separate lawsuits in California and Texas contend that egg producers or supermarkets charged excessive, illegal prices for eggs amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits ...→

DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Gouging During State of Emergency

DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Gouging During State of Emergency

A D.C. convenience store is being sued for price gouging after the price of Clorox was found to be marked up 200 percent. On April 22, the Office of the Attorn [...] Read full article: DC Convenience Store Accused of Price Go...→

Larkin Community Hospital price gouging investigation gaining steam

Larkin Community Hospital price gouging investigation gaining steam

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - The state of Florida is continuing to investigate Larkin Community Hospital for price gouging. In March, Congress passed and President T [...] Read full article: Larkin Community Hospital price gouging ...→

NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-Gouging Probe, Allegedly Upsold Masks Online

NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-Gouging Probe, Allegedly Upsold Masks Online

Homeland Security Investigations agents and police searched a Long Island jewelry store, part of an investigation into whether the “Jewels by Viggi” jewelry st [...] Read full article: NY Jewelry Store Searched in Fed Price-G...→

Wright County egg producer agrees to cost cap after price-gouging investigation

Wright County egg producer agrees to cost cap after price-gouging investigation

Minnesota has cracked down on a farm accused of more than doubling the price of eggs during the coronavirus pandemic. Attorney General Keith Ellison announced [...] Read full article: Wright County egg producer agrees to cos...→

They never learn: Three NYC retailers busted again for pandemic price gouging - amNewYork

Businesses in the Bronx, Queens and Manhattan have racked up additional fines for allegedly selling face masks, disinfectants and hand sanitizers to Read full article: They never learn: Three NYC retailers bu...→