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Sellers price gouging toilet paper, cleaning supplies during state of emergency: Fla. AG

Sellers price gouging toilet paper, cleaning supplies during state of emergency: Fla. AG

$10,000 for toilets paper, hundreds more for cleaning supplies — it’s called price gouging, and it’s going on all around the state of Florida. Read full article: Sellers price gouging toilet paper, clea...→

Sellers price gouging toilet paper, cleaning supplies during state of emergency: Fla. AG

Sellers price gouging toilet paper, cleaning supplies during state of emergency: Fla. AG

$10,000 for toilets paper, hundreds more for cleaning supplies — it’s called price gouging, and it’s going on all around the state of Florida. Read full article: Sellers price gouging toilet paper, clea...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 ...→

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 New Yorker with coronavirus price gouging

Feds charge New Yorker with coronavirus price gouging

Federal prosecutors charged a New York man with price gouging on Friday, saying he hoarded tens of thousands of masks, hundreds of thousands of disposable glov [...] Read full article: Feds charge New Yorker with coronavirus ...→

If you ordered cleaning supplies from this website, you may have been scammed

If you ordered cleaning supplies from this website, you may have been scammed

Better Business Bureau received several complaints regarding a fake website that appears to be selling cleaning supplies during the pandemic. Read full article: If you ordered cleaning supplies from th...→

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...→

Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaway into Facebook phenomenon

Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaway into Facebook phenomenon

People came to Tracey needing help when they fell on hard times during the pandemic. Many then turned into volunteers. Read full article: Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaw...→

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...→

Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coronavirus test kits and medicine flood US borders

Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coronavirus test kits and medicine flood US borders

Criminals are cashing in on our demand for common household products. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers across the country have intercepted hundreds [...] Read full article: Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coron...→

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 ...→

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...→

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...→

Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stocking Toilet Paper During COVID-19 Crisis?

Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stocking Toilet Paper During COVID-19 Crisis?

People are using much more retail bath tissue at home, rather than taking care of their business at work, where a whole different kind of toilet paper is used. Read full article: Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stoc...→

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 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...→

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas’ attorney general has accused the nation’s largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Attorney Ge [...] Read full article: Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of...→

UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decision, Threatens Communist Paper

UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decision, Threatens Communist Paper

A state-owned Chinese Communist Party propaganda outlet has threatened the UK will pay a "price" for expelling Huawei from its 5G network. Read full article: UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decisi...→

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...→

Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective masks and cleaning supplies to the Cook County Jail in Chicago

Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective masks and cleaning supplies to the Cook County Jail in Chicago

Partners with Alliance for Safety and Justice teamed up with musician G Herbo to address one correctional institution's desperate need for supplies. Read full article: Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective...→

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...→

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...→

Why has toilet paper run out during the pandemic?

Since toilet paper is bulky and not profitable, retailers don’t typically keep a lot of inventory on hand. That makes it hard for them to keep up when demand s [...] Read full article: Why has toilet paper run out during the ...→

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 ...→

Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to find? When will stores have rolls?

Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to find? When will stores have rolls?

Nearly two months into new shopping habits brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, why haven’t manufacturers caught up to demand for toilet paper? Read full article: Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to...→

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Video about the Toilet Paper Shortage

Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Video about the Toilet Paper Shortage

Being homebound for long stretches of time can be boring. So a suburban family created a music video their free time. The Brennan family, from Fox River Grove, [...] Read full article: Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Vid...→

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas' attorney general has accused the nation's largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Republican [...] Read full article: Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Produ...→

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...→

Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaway into Facebook phenomenon

Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaway into Facebook phenomenon

People came to Tracey needing help when they fell on hard times during the pandemic. Many then turned into volunteers. Read full article: Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaw...→

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...→

Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective masks and cleaning supplies to the Cook County Jail in Chicago

Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective masks and cleaning supplies to the Cook County Jail in Chicago

Partners with Alliance for Safety and Justice teamed up with musician G Herbo to address one correctional institution's desperate need for supplies. Read full article: Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective...→

Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coronavirus test kits and medicine flood US borders

Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coronavirus test kits and medicine flood US borders

Criminals are cashing in on our demand for common household products. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers across the country have intercepted hundreds [...] Read full article: Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coron...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

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 ...→

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas' attorney general has accused the nation's largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Republican [...] Read full article: Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Produ...→

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas’ attorney general has accused the nation’s largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Attorney Ge [...] Read full article: Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of...→

If you ordered cleaning supplies from this website, you may have been scammed

If you ordered cleaning supplies from this website, you may have been scammed

Better Business Bureau received several complaints regarding a fake website that appears to be selling cleaning supplies during the pandemic. Read full article: If you ordered cleaning supplies from th...→

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...→

UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decision, Threatens Communist Paper

UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decision, Threatens Communist Paper

A state-owned Chinese Communist Party propaganda outlet has threatened the UK will pay a "price" for expelling Huawei from its 5G network. Read full article: UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decisi...→

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...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

Why has toilet paper run out during the pandemic?

Since toilet paper is bulky and not profitable, retailers don’t typically keep a lot of inventory on hand. That makes it hard for them to keep up when demand s [...] Read full article: Why has toilet paper run out during the ...→

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...→

Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to find? When will stores have rolls?

Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to find? When will stores have rolls?

Nearly two months into new shopping habits brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, why haven’t manufacturers caught up to demand for toilet paper? Read full article: Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to...→

Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stocking Toilet Paper During COVID-19 Crisis?

Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stocking Toilet Paper During COVID-19 Crisis?

People are using much more retail bath tissue at home, rather than taking care of their business at work, where a whole different kind of toilet paper is used. Read full article: Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stoc...→

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...→

Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Video about the Toilet Paper Shortage

Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Video about the Toilet Paper Shortage

Being homebound for long stretches of time can be boring. So a suburban family created a music video their free time. The Brennan family, from Fox River Grove, [...] Read full article: Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Vid...→

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 New Yorker with coronavirus price gouging

Feds charge New Yorker with coronavirus price gouging

Federal prosecutors charged a New York man with price gouging on Friday, saying he hoarded tens of thousands of masks, hundreds of thousands of disposable glov [...] Read full article: Feds charge New Yorker with coronavirus ...→

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 ...→

If you ordered cleaning supplies from this website, you may have been scammed

If you ordered cleaning supplies from this website, you may have been scammed

Better Business Bureau received several complaints regarding a fake website that appears to be selling cleaning supplies during the pandemic. Read full article: If you ordered cleaning supplies from th...→

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...→

UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decision, Threatens Communist Paper

UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decision, Threatens Communist Paper

A state-owned Chinese Communist Party propaganda outlet has threatened the UK will pay a "price" for expelling Huawei from its 5G network. Read full article: UK Will 'Pay a Price' over Huawei Decisi...→

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...→

Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaway into Facebook phenomenon

Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaway into Facebook phenomenon

People came to Tracey needing help when they fell on hard times during the pandemic. Many then turned into volunteers. Read full article: Lakeland woman turns toilet paper giveaw...→

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...→

Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective masks and cleaning supplies to the Cook County Jail in Chicago

Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective masks and cleaning supplies to the Cook County Jail in Chicago

Partners with Alliance for Safety and Justice teamed up with musician G Herbo to address one correctional institution's desperate need for supplies. Read full article: Rapper G Herbo donated 20,000 protective...→

Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coronavirus test kits and medicine flood US borders

Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coronavirus test kits and medicine flood US borders

Criminals are cashing in on our demand for common household products. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers across the country have intercepted hundreds [...] Read full article: Fake or diluted cleaning supplies, coron...→

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...→

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 ...→

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 ...→

Why has toilet paper run out during the pandemic?

Since toilet paper is bulky and not profitable, retailers don’t typically keep a lot of inventory on hand. That makes it hard for them to keep up when demand s [...] Read full article: Why has toilet paper run out during the ...→

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...→

Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to find? When will stores have rolls?

Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to find? When will stores have rolls?

Nearly two months into new shopping habits brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, why haven’t manufacturers caught up to demand for toilet paper? Read full article: Toilet paper: Why is it still so hard to...→

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...→

Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stocking Toilet Paper During COVID-19 Crisis?

Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stocking Toilet Paper During COVID-19 Crisis?

People are using much more retail bath tissue at home, rather than taking care of their business at work, where a whole different kind of toilet paper is used. Read full article: Why Are Stores Still Having Trouble Stoc...→

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

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 ...→

Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Video about the Toilet Paper Shortage

Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Video about the Toilet Paper Shortage

Being homebound for long stretches of time can be boring. So a suburban family created a music video their free time. The Brennan family, from Fox River Grove, [...] Read full article: Watch: Suburban Family Creates Music Vid...→

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...→

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Producer of Pandemic Price Gouging

Texas' attorney general has accused the nation's largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Republican [...] Read full article: Texas Accuses Nation's Biggest Egg Produ...→

Feds charge New Yorker with coronavirus price gouging

Feds charge New Yorker with coronavirus price gouging

Federal prosecutors charged a New York man with price gouging on Friday, saying he hoarded tens of thousands of masks, hundreds of thousands of disposable glov [...] Read full article: Feds charge New Yorker with coronavirus ...→

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of Price Gouging

Texas’ attorney general has accused the nation’s largest egg producer of price gouging during the coronavirus pandemic. A lawsuit filed Thursday by Attorney Ge [...] Read full article: Texas Accuses US Largest Egg Producer of...→