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Attorney general investigating complaints of price-gouging during crisis

Coast to Coast AM with George Noory
4 d ago
WNYC 93.9 FM


During the call that nineteen out break Attorney General Letitia James says her staff has received more than two thousand reports of stores charging exorbitant prices for things like hand sanitizer in toilet paper over the past few weeks my office at the number of investigators they are on the ground I have directed them to respond to all these complaints to investigate complaints and to do inspections on their own the AG's office has handed out about eight hundred cease and desist orders to businesses caught overcharging under the state's emergency declaration it is legal to raise prices on critical goods by ten percent or more