FL Attorney General Filing Charges on Many for Price Gouging During COVID19


Ashley Moody, Florida's Attorney General in conjunction with Florida's Consumer Protection Division announced it will start issuing investigative subpoenas, in several parts of the state, to help in the fight of "price gouging" as we work through COVID-19.

“For more than a month now, my investigators and attorneys have been working diligently to deter price gouging, secure refunds and hold bad actors accountable,” Attorney General Moody said.

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody says Floridians are frequently reporting price gouging situations to the state’s hotline.

Attorney General Moody: “For more than a month now, my investigators and attorneys have been working diligently to deter price gouging, secure refunds and hold bad actors accountable,”

So Far From.... Florida’s Price Gouging Hotline, has:

  • Received approximately 2,700 consumer contacts about the price of essential commodities;
  • Made more than 3,800 referrals and contacts to merchants about allegations of price gouging, refunds and scams;
  • Secured more than $158,000 in refunds related to travel, leisure and product purchases;
  • Issued 65 subpoenas to further price gouging investigations; and

If you need to report an issue of Price Gouging ,Click here.

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