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Feds charge sneaker salesman with hoarding and price-gouging PPE

Feds charge sneaker salesman with hoarding and price-gouging PPE

A New York sneaker salesman who allegedly hoarded personal protective equipment and sold it at huge markups has become the first person to face criminal charge [...] Read full article: Feds charge sneaker salesman with hoardi...→

Feds charge sneaker salesman with hoarding and price-gouging PPE

Feds charge sneaker salesman with hoarding and price-gouging PPE

A New York sneaker salesman who allegedly hoarded personal protective equipment and sold it at huge markups has become the first person to face criminal charge [...] Read full article: Feds charge sneaker salesman with hoardi...→

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 ...→

Feds charge man they say threatened to burn black church | WTOP

Feds charge man they say threatened to burn black church | WTOP

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve arrested a North Carolina man who threatened to burn down a black church in Virginia. John Malcolm Bareswil [...] Read full article: Feds charge man they say threatened to b...→

Feds charge man with bringing stolen gun into Richmond hospital

Federal prosecutors have charged a man with bringing a stolen gun into a Richmond hospital last October. Read full article: Feds charge man with bringing stolen gun...→

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...→

Feds charge researcher with hiding China ties to collect taxpayer-funded grants

Feds charge researcher with hiding China ties to collect taxpayer-funded grants

Federal prosecutors Thursday charged a former Cleveland Clinic employee with fraud, saying he lied about his ties to a Chinese university while collecting more [...] Read full article: Feds charge researcher with hiding China...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask Scam Which Burned Bay Area Victims

Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask Scam Which Burned Bay Area Victims

A Michigan man has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly operating a fake website that purportedly sold N95 masks but never delivered them, according fede [...] Read full article: Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask S...→

Tyson cooperating with feds in price-fixing investigation

Tyson Foods shares are down after the company said it's cooperating with a federal investigation into price-fixing in the chicken industry Read full article: Tyson cooperating with feds in price-fix...→

Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo' adherents plotting violence at Black Lives Matter protest

Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo' adherents plotting violence at Black Lives Matter protest

Three self-identified "boogaloo" adherents were arrested after plotting to incite violence at a Black Lives Matter demonstration. Read full article: Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo'...→

Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorneys In

Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorneys In "Firebombing Of NYPD Vehicle"

Federal prosecutors are appealing the release on bond of two Brooklyn attorneys accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a police car on Friday. Read full article: Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorne...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 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...→

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 ...→

Feds charge politically connected not-for-profit boss with fraud involving state grants

Feds charge politically connected not-for-profit boss with fraud involving state grants

The politically connected head of a Chicago not-for-profit has been indicted on federal charges alleging he misappropriated at least $200,000 in state grants i [...] Read full article: Feds charge politically connected not-fo...→

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...→

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...→

Feds charge North Carolina man for threatening to burn down black church in Virginia

Feds charge North Carolina man for threatening to burn down black church in Virginia

A North Carolina man is facing federal charges for allegedly threatening to burn down a black church in Virginia, the Justice Department announced Friday. Read full article: Feds charge North Carolina man for threa...→

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...→

Feds indict execs from chicken companies Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA for price-fixing

Feds indict execs from chicken companies Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA for price-fixing

Federal authorities have indicted four officials from two chicken companies for allegedly fixing prices and rigging bids for broiler chickens across the United [...] Read full article: Feds indict execs from chicken companies...→

Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recruiting terrorists to attack U.S. interests

Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recruiting terrorists to attack U.S. interests

Adel El Zabayar traveled to the Middle East to obtain weapons and recruit members of Hezbollah and Hamas to train at hidden camps in Venezuela, prosecutors say [...] Read full article: Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recru...→

Feds charge East Bay men who were publicized after being released from jail due to $0 bail coronavirus policy

Feds charge East Bay men who were publicized after being released from jail due to $0 bail coronavirus policy

Federal prosecutors have charged two men who were the subject of police press releases for being re-arrested after a $0 bail release. Read full article: Feds charge East Bay men who were public...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas professor with wire fraud

Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas professor with wire fraud

The government on Monday unsealed a wire fraud charge against a University of Arkansas professor and NASA researcher Simon Saw-Teong Ang. Read full article: Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas pr...→

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 ...→

New York man charged with price gouging in first-ever Defense Production Act prosecution

New York man charged with price gouging in first-ever Defense Production Act prosecution

Federal agents discovered stocks of over 100,000 face masks and nearly 900,000 disposable gloves after searching the defendant's warehouse and retail outlets. Read full article: New York man charged with price gouging ...→

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 ...→

Feds charge North Carolina man for threatening to burn down black church in Virginia

Feds charge North Carolina man for threatening to burn down black church in Virginia

A North Carolina man is facing federal charges for allegedly threatening to burn down a black church in Virginia, the Justice Department announced Friday. Read full article: Feds charge North Carolina man for threa...→

Tyson cooperating with feds in price-fixing investigation

Tyson Foods shares are down after the company said it's cooperating with a federal investigation into price-fixing in the chicken industry Read full article: Tyson cooperating with feds in price-fix...→

Feds charge man with bringing stolen gun into Richmond hospital

Federal prosecutors have charged a man with bringing a stolen gun into a Richmond hospital last October. Read full article: Feds charge man with bringing stolen gun...→

Feds indict execs from chicken companies Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA for price-fixing

Feds indict execs from chicken companies Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA for price-fixing

Federal authorities have indicted four officials from two chicken companies for allegedly fixing prices and rigging bids for broiler chickens across the United [...] Read full article: Feds indict execs from chicken companies...→

Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorneys In

Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorneys In "Firebombing Of NYPD Vehicle"

Federal prosecutors are appealing the release on bond of two Brooklyn attorneys accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a police car on Friday. Read full article: Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorne...→

Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recruiting terrorists to attack U.S. interests

Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recruiting terrorists to attack U.S. interests

Adel El Zabayar traveled to the Middle East to obtain weapons and recruit members of Hezbollah and Hamas to train at hidden camps in Venezuela, prosecutors say [...] Read full article: Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recru...→

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...→

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...→

Feds charge researcher with hiding China ties to collect taxpayer-funded grants

Feds charge researcher with hiding China ties to collect taxpayer-funded grants

Federal prosecutors Thursday charged a former Cleveland Clinic employee with fraud, saying he lied about his ties to a Chinese university while collecting more [...] Read full article: Feds charge researcher with hiding China...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Feds charge politically connected not-for-profit boss with fraud involving state grants

Feds charge politically connected not-for-profit boss with fraud involving state grants

The politically connected head of a Chicago not-for-profit has been indicted on federal charges alleging he misappropriated at least $200,000 in state grants i [...] Read full article: Feds charge politically connected not-fo...→

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...→

Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask Scam Which Burned Bay Area Victims

Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask Scam Which Burned Bay Area Victims

A Michigan man has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly operating a fake website that purportedly sold N95 masks but never delivered them, according fede [...] Read full article: Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask S...→

New York man charged with price gouging in first-ever Defense Production Act prosecution

New York man charged with price gouging in first-ever Defense Production Act prosecution

Federal agents discovered stocks of over 100,000 face masks and nearly 900,000 disposable gloves after searching the defendant's warehouse and retail outlets. Read full article: New York man charged with price gouging ...→

Feds charge man they say threatened to burn black church | WTOP

Feds charge man they say threatened to burn black church | WTOP

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve arrested a North Carolina man who threatened to burn down a black church in Virginia. John Malcolm Bareswil [...] Read full article: Feds charge man they say threatened to b...→

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...→

Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo' adherents plotting violence at Black Lives Matter protest

Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo' adherents plotting violence at Black Lives Matter protest

Three self-identified "boogaloo" adherents were arrested after plotting to incite violence at a Black Lives Matter demonstration. Read full article: Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo'...→

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...→

Feds charge East Bay men who were publicized after being released from jail due to $0 bail coronavirus policy

Feds charge East Bay men who were publicized after being released from jail due to $0 bail coronavirus policy

Federal prosecutors have charged two men who were the subject of police press releases for being re-arrested after a $0 bail release. Read full article: Feds charge East Bay men who were public...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas professor with wire fraud

Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas professor with wire fraud

The government on Monday unsealed a wire fraud charge against a University of Arkansas professor and NASA researcher Simon Saw-Teong Ang. Read full article: Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas pr...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

Feds charge North Carolina man for threatening to burn down black church in Virginia

Feds charge North Carolina man for threatening to burn down black church in Virginia

A North Carolina man is facing federal charges for allegedly threatening to burn down a black church in Virginia, the Justice Department announced Friday. Read full article: Feds charge North Carolina man for threa...→

Feds charge man they say threatened to burn black church | WTOP

Feds charge man they say threatened to burn black church | WTOP

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Federal authorities say they’ve arrested a North Carolina man who threatened to burn down a black church in Virginia. John Malcolm Bareswil [...] Read full article: Feds charge man they say threatened to b...→

Tyson cooperating with feds in price-fixing investigation

Tyson Foods shares are down after the company said it's cooperating with a federal investigation into price-fixing in the chicken industry Read full article: Tyson cooperating with feds in price-fix...→

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...→

Feds charge man with bringing stolen gun into Richmond hospital

Federal prosecutors have charged a man with bringing a stolen gun into a Richmond hospital last October. Read full article: Feds charge man with bringing stolen gun...→

Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo' adherents plotting violence at Black Lives Matter protest

Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo' adherents plotting violence at Black Lives Matter protest

Three self-identified "boogaloo" adherents were arrested after plotting to incite violence at a Black Lives Matter demonstration. Read full article: Feds charge 3 self-identified 'boogaloo'...→

Feds indict execs from chicken companies Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA for price-fixing

Feds indict execs from chicken companies Pilgrim’s Pride, JBS USA for price-fixing

Federal authorities have indicted four officials from two chicken companies for allegedly fixing prices and rigging bids for broiler chickens across the United [...] Read full article: Feds indict execs from chicken companies...→

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 ...→

Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorneys In

Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorneys In "Firebombing Of NYPD Vehicle"

Federal prosecutors are appealing the release on bond of two Brooklyn attorneys accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a police car on Friday. Read full article: Feds Charge Progressive Brooklyn Attorne...→

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...→

Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recruiting terrorists to attack U.S. interests

Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recruiting terrorists to attack U.S. interests

Adel El Zabayar traveled to the Middle East to obtain weapons and recruit members of Hezbollah and Hamas to train at hidden camps in Venezuela, prosecutors say [...] Read full article: Feds charge ex-Venezuelan pol with recru...→

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...→

Feds charge East Bay men who were publicized after being released from jail due to $0 bail coronavirus policy

Feds charge East Bay men who were publicized after being released from jail due to $0 bail coronavirus policy

Federal prosecutors have charged two men who were the subject of police press releases for being re-arrested after a $0 bail release. Read full article: Feds charge East Bay men who were public...→

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...→

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...→

Feds charge researcher with hiding China ties to collect taxpayer-funded grants

Feds charge researcher with hiding China ties to collect taxpayer-funded grants

Federal prosecutors Thursday charged a former Cleveland Clinic employee with fraud, saying he lied about his ties to a Chinese university while collecting more [...] Read full article: Feds charge researcher with hiding China...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas professor with wire fraud

Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas professor with wire fraud

The government on Monday unsealed a wire fraud charge against a University of Arkansas professor and NASA researcher Simon Saw-Teong Ang. Read full article: Feds charge NASA researcher, Arkansas pr...→

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 ...→

Feds charge politically connected not-for-profit boss with fraud involving state grants

Feds charge politically connected not-for-profit boss with fraud involving state grants

The politically connected head of a Chicago not-for-profit has been indicted on federal charges alleging he misappropriated at least $200,000 in state grants i [...] Read full article: Feds charge politically connected not-fo...→

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...→

Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask Scam Which Burned Bay Area Victims

Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask Scam Which Burned Bay Area Victims

A Michigan man has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly operating a fake website that purportedly sold N95 masks but never delivered them, according fede [...] Read full article: Feds Charge Michigan Man With N95 Mask S...→

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...→

New York man charged with price gouging in first-ever Defense Production Act prosecution

New York man charged with price gouging in first-ever Defense Production Act prosecution

Federal agents discovered stocks of over 100,000 face masks and nearly 900,000 disposable gloves after searching the defendant's warehouse and retail outlets. Read full article: New York man charged with price gouging ...→