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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...→

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...→

How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian fraud ring ‘Scattered Canary’ bilk Washington’s unemployment system amid coronavirus chaos

How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian fraud ring ‘Scattered Canary’ bilk Washington’s unemployment system amid coronavirus chaos

The monumental pilfering of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Washington unemployment benefits was abetted by a once-a-generation flood of jobless claim [...] Read full article: How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian f...→

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 ...→

What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon Look Like in New Jersey Amid Coronavirus?

What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon Look Like in New Jersey Amid Coronavirus?

New guidelines lay out the safety measures that salons, barbers, tattoo parlors and other personal care facilities in New Jersey must adhere to as the reopen f [...] Read full article: What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon ...→

Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nursing homes amid COVID-19 crisis, study finds

Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nursing homes amid COVID-19 crisis, study finds

Independent analysis calls for facilities to boost transparency, bolster staff and better emergency response Read full article: Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nurs...→

6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns Amid Protests, New Complaints About Unemployment Website

6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns Amid Protests, New Complaints About Unemployment Website

It’s Tuesday, June 2nd – and NBC 6 has the top stories you should know for the day. No. 1 – Another day of protests over police brutality and George Floyd’s de [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns ...→

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...→

Mayor Turner says city received 180 occupancy-related complaints amid reopening

Mayor Turner says city received 180 occupancy-related complaints amid reopening

As Texas reopens, complaints have been coming in. People are reporting bars, clubs and restaurants in Houston not following occupancy restrictions. Read full article: Mayor Turner says city received 180 occu...→

Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud amid coronavirus

Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud amid coronavirus

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Jerry Moran introduced a bipartisan measure Thursday that would protect senior citizens from scams during the coronavirus pandemic, Fox [...] Read full article: Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to prote...→

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...→

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 ...→

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...→

New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% amid pandemic, officials say

New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% amid pandemic, officials say

Overdoses in New Jersey are up 20% so far this year compared to the same time period in 2019, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said Monday. Read full article: New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% ...→

Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of fraud over missing $2B

Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of fraud over missing $2B

Wirecard’s chief executive quit on Friday as the German payments firm’s search for $2.1 billion of missing cash hit a dead end in the Philippines and it scramb [...] Read full article: Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of f...→

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 ...→

DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds Local Officers’ Restraint Amid Provocation

DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds Local Officers’ Restraint Amid Provocation

Washington, D.C.’s Office of Police Complaints is applauding the early restraint shown by Metropolitan Police Department officers amid taunting and even physic [...] Read full article: DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds ...→

NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving Unemployment Benefits Amid Pandemic

NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving Unemployment Benefits Amid Pandemic

More and more people across the country say scammers are using their personal information to file fraudulent unemployment claims, denying them desperately need [...] Read full article: NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving...→

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...→

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...→

New Jersey parks littered with urine, feces as bathrooms remain closed amid coronavirus lockdown reopening

New Jersey parks littered with urine, feces as bathrooms remain closed amid coronavirus lockdown reopening

A stinky situation is brewing in New Jersey. Authorities are finding an “inordinate amount of urine and feces being left behind in the parks in water bottles”  [...] Read full article: New Jersey parks littered with urine, fe...→

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 ...→

Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid Challenge To New Jersey Gov. Murphy

Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid Challenge To New Jersey Gov. Murphy

The gym was shuttered last month after opening in defiance of the order and continuing daily operations despite receiving summonses each day for violating the [...] Read full article: Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid...→

Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005

Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005

Pandemic-weary New Yorkers, eager to escape the confines of city living, may push up suburban New Jersey home prices by the most in 16 years. Read full article: Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Big...→

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the state’s stay-at-home order Tuesday afternoon, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 50 and outdoor gatherings of up to 100 [...] Read full article: New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor...→

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...→

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a New Jersey man was arrested for an alleged $45 million scheme to defraud and price gouge New York City into pay [...] Read full article: DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M sch...→

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 gym cited again for defying state shutdown order amid COVID-19

New Jersey gym cited again for defying state shutdown order amid COVID-19

The owners of a gym in southern New Jersey have again been cited for reopening the business in defiance of a state order that shut down nonessential businesses [...] Read full article: New Jersey gym cited again for defying s...→

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...→

Weld County GOP election fraud complaints go to Colorado attorney general

Weld County GOP election fraud complaints go to Colorado attorney general

Allegations of election fraud and corruption made against several Weld County Republicans, including an aide to U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, have been referred to the C [...] Read full article: Weld County GOP election fraud complaint...→

Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Expands Online Services for Drivers

Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Expands Online Services for Drivers

Need to renew your driver’s license or vehicle registration in New Jersey? Thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has MVC offices closed, the state’s [...] Read full article: Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Ex...→

New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Uncertainty; New Jersey Update Expected Today

New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Uncertainty; New Jersey Update Expected Today

New Jersey’s Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday is expected to detail core elements of his state’s road to reopening, while three regions in New York are poised to be [...] Read full article: New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Unce...→

How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian fraud ring ‘Scattered Canary’ bilk Washington’s unemployment system amid coronavirus chaos

How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian fraud ring ‘Scattered Canary’ bilk Washington’s unemployment system amid coronavirus chaos

The monumental pilfering of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Washington unemployment benefits was abetted by a once-a-generation flood of jobless claim [...] Read full article: How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian f...→

Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid Challenge To New Jersey Gov. Murphy

Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid Challenge To New Jersey Gov. Murphy

The gym was shuttered last month after opening in defiance of the order and continuing daily operations despite receiving summonses each day for violating the [...] Read full article: Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid...→

Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of fraud over missing $2B

Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of fraud over missing $2B

Wirecard’s chief executive quit on Friday as the German payments firm’s search for $2.1 billion of missing cash hit a dead end in the Philippines and it scramb [...] Read full article: Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of f...→

What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon Look Like in New Jersey Amid Coronavirus?

What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon Look Like in New Jersey Amid Coronavirus?

New guidelines lay out the safety measures that salons, barbers, tattoo parlors and other personal care facilities in New Jersey must adhere to as the reopen f [...] Read full article: What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon ...→

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the state’s stay-at-home order Tuesday afternoon, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 50 and outdoor gatherings of up to 100 [...] Read full article: New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor...→

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 ...→

6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns Amid Protests, New Complaints About Unemployment Website

6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns Amid Protests, New Complaints About Unemployment Website

It’s Tuesday, June 2nd – and NBC 6 has the top stories you should know for the day. No. 1 – Another day of protests over police brutality and George Floyd’s de [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns ...→

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...→

NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving Unemployment Benefits Amid Pandemic

NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving Unemployment Benefits Amid Pandemic

More and more people across the country say scammers are using their personal information to file fraudulent unemployment claims, denying them desperately need [...] Read full article: NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving...→

Mayor Turner says city received 180 occupancy-related complaints amid reopening

Mayor Turner says city received 180 occupancy-related complaints amid reopening

As Texas reopens, complaints have been coming in. People are reporting bars, clubs and restaurants in Houston not following occupancy restrictions. Read full article: Mayor Turner says city received 180 occu...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Expands Online Services for Drivers

Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Expands Online Services for Drivers

Need to renew your driver’s license or vehicle registration in New Jersey? Thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has MVC offices closed, the state’s [...] Read full article: Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Ex...→

New Jersey parks littered with urine, feces as bathrooms remain closed amid coronavirus lockdown reopening

New Jersey parks littered with urine, feces as bathrooms remain closed amid coronavirus lockdown reopening

A stinky situation is brewing in New Jersey. Authorities are finding an “inordinate amount of urine and feces being left behind in the parks in water bottles”  [...] Read full article: New Jersey parks littered with urine, fe...→

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...→

New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% amid pandemic, officials say

New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% amid pandemic, officials say

Overdoses in New Jersey are up 20% so far this year compared to the same time period in 2019, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said Monday. Read full article: New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% ...→

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 ...→

Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005

Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005

Pandemic-weary New Yorkers, eager to escape the confines of city living, may push up suburban New Jersey home prices by the most in 16 years. Read full article: Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Big...→

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...→

Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nursing homes amid COVID-19 crisis, study finds

Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nursing homes amid COVID-19 crisis, study finds

Independent analysis calls for facilities to boost transparency, bolster staff and better emergency response Read full article: Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nurs...→

DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds Local Officers’ Restraint Amid Provocation

DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds Local Officers’ Restraint Amid Provocation

Washington, D.C.’s Office of Police Complaints is applauding the early restraint shown by Metropolitan Police Department officers amid taunting and even physic [...] Read full article: DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds ...→

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...→

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a New Jersey man was arrested for an alleged $45 million scheme to defraud and price gouge New York City into pay [...] Read full article: DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M sch...→

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...→

Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud amid coronavirus

Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud amid coronavirus

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Jerry Moran introduced a bipartisan measure Thursday that would protect senior citizens from scams during the coronavirus pandemic, Fox [...] Read full article: Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to prote...→

New Jersey gym cited again for defying state shutdown order amid COVID-19

New Jersey gym cited again for defying state shutdown order amid COVID-19

The owners of a gym in southern New Jersey have again been cited for reopening the business in defiance of a state order that shut down nonessential businesses [...] Read full article: New Jersey gym cited again for defying s...→

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...→

Weld County GOP election fraud complaints go to Colorado attorney general

Weld County GOP election fraud complaints go to Colorado attorney general

Allegations of election fraud and corruption made against several Weld County Republicans, including an aide to U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, have been referred to the C [...] Read full article: Weld County GOP election fraud complaint...→

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...→

New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Uncertainty; New Jersey Update Expected Today

New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Uncertainty; New Jersey Update Expected Today

New Jersey’s Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday is expected to detail core elements of his state’s road to reopening, while three regions in New York are poised to be [...] Read full article: New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Unce...→

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 ...→

How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian fraud ring ‘Scattered Canary’ bilk Washington’s unemployment system amid coronavirus chaos

How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian fraud ring ‘Scattered Canary’ bilk Washington’s unemployment system amid coronavirus chaos

The monumental pilfering of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of Washington unemployment benefits was abetted by a once-a-generation flood of jobless claim [...] Read full article: How missed ‘red flags’ helped Nigerian f...→

New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% amid pandemic, officials say

New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% amid pandemic, officials say

Overdoses in New Jersey are up 20% so far this year compared to the same time period in 2019, Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said Monday. Read full article: New Jersey overdose deaths spike by 20% ...→

Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid Challenge To New Jersey Gov. Murphy

Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid Challenge To New Jersey Gov. Murphy

The gym was shuttered last month after opening in defiance of the order and continuing daily operations despite receiving summonses each day for violating the [...] Read full article: Atilis Gym Reopening Order Declined Amid...→

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 ...→

Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of fraud over missing $2B

Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of fraud over missing $2B

Wirecard’s chief executive quit on Friday as the German payments firm’s search for $2.1 billion of missing cash hit a dead end in the Philippines and it scramb [...] Read full article: Wirecard CEO quits amid allegations of f...→

Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005

Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Biggest Price Increase Since 2005

Pandemic-weary New Yorkers, eager to escape the confines of city living, may push up suburban New Jersey home prices by the most in 16 years. Read full article: Suburban New Jersey Homes Headed for Big...→

What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon Look Like in New Jersey Amid Coronavirus?

What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon Look Like in New Jersey Amid Coronavirus?

New guidelines lay out the safety measures that salons, barbers, tattoo parlors and other personal care facilities in New Jersey must adhere to as the reopen f [...] Read full article: What Will a Trip to the Barber or Salon ...→

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...→

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the state’s stay-at-home order Tuesday afternoon, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 50 and outdoor gatherings of up to 100 [...] Read full article: New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor...→

Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nursing homes amid COVID-19 crisis, study finds

Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nursing homes amid COVID-19 crisis, study finds

Independent analysis calls for facilities to boost transparency, bolster staff and better emergency response Read full article: Systemic issues plaguing New Jersey nurs...→

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 ...→

6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns Amid Protests, New Complaints About Unemployment Website

6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns Amid Protests, New Complaints About Unemployment Website

It’s Tuesday, June 2nd – and NBC 6 has the top stories you should know for the day. No. 1 – Another day of protests over police brutality and George Floyd’s de [...] Read full article: 6 Things to Know – Coronavirus Concerns ...→

DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds Local Officers’ Restraint Amid Provocation

DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds Local Officers’ Restraint Amid Provocation

Washington, D.C.’s Office of Police Complaints is applauding the early restraint shown by Metropolitan Police Department officers amid taunting and even physic [...] Read full article: DC Office of Police Complaints Applauds ...→

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...→

NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving Unemployment Benefits Amid Pandemic

NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving Unemployment Benefits Amid Pandemic

More and more people across the country say scammers are using their personal information to file fraudulent unemployment claims, denying them desperately need [...] Read full article: NBC 5 Responds: Spike in Fraud Involving...→

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M scheme to defraud, price gouge NYC for PPE amid coronavirus

The Justice Department announced Tuesday that a New Jersey man was arrested for an alleged $45 million scheme to defraud and price gouge New York City into pay [...] Read full article: DOJ charges New Jersey man with $45M sch...→

Mayor Turner says city received 180 occupancy-related complaints amid reopening

Mayor Turner says city received 180 occupancy-related complaints amid reopening

As Texas reopens, complaints have been coming in. People are reporting bars, clubs and restaurants in Houston not following occupancy restrictions. Read full article: Mayor Turner says city received 180 occu...→

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...→

Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud amid coronavirus

Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to protect senior citizens from scams, fraud amid coronavirus

Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Jerry Moran introduced a bipartisan measure Thursday that would protect senior citizens from scams during the coronavirus pandemic, Fox [...] Read full article: Klobuchar, Moran introduce bill to prote...→

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 gym cited again for defying state shutdown order amid COVID-19

New Jersey gym cited again for defying state shutdown order amid COVID-19

The owners of a gym in southern New Jersey have again been cited for reopening the business in defiance of a state order that shut down nonessential businesses [...] Read full article: New Jersey gym cited again for defying s...→

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...→

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...→

Weld County GOP election fraud complaints go to Colorado attorney general

Weld County GOP election fraud complaints go to Colorado attorney general

Allegations of election fraud and corruption made against several Weld County Republicans, including an aide to U.S. Rep. Ken Buck, have been referred to the C [...] Read full article: Weld County GOP election fraud complaint...→

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...→

Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Expands Online Services for Drivers

Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Expands Online Services for Drivers

Need to renew your driver’s license or vehicle registration in New Jersey? Thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has MVC offices closed, the state’s [...] Read full article: Amid Coronavirus Shutdown, New Jersey Ex...→

New Jersey parks littered with urine, feces as bathrooms remain closed amid coronavirus lockdown reopening

New Jersey parks littered with urine, feces as bathrooms remain closed amid coronavirus lockdown reopening

A stinky situation is brewing in New Jersey. Authorities are finding an “inordinate amount of urine and feces being left behind in the parks in water bottles”  [...] Read full article: New Jersey parks littered with urine, fe...→

New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Uncertainty; New Jersey Update Expected Today

New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Uncertainty; New Jersey Update Expected Today

New Jersey’s Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday is expected to detail core elements of his state’s road to reopening, while three regions in New York are poised to be [...] Read full article: New York Readies to Open Amid Grave Unce...→

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 ...→