Reyes urged Amazon, Facebook, eBay, Walmart, and Craigslist to more rigorously monitor price gouging practices by online sellers using their services.
Attorney General Reyes is one of 33 Attorneys General, led by attorneys general in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Mexico, and Vermont, who sent the letter to urge the companies to focus on sellers who are potentially taking advantage of consumers in this time of crisis. They are working hard to investigate complaints.
If you notice incidents of price gouging, please call their office at oror visit them online at consumerprotection. We are urging online marketplace companies to help us correct the unfairness of price gouging wherever possible.
The attorneys general recommend several changes to protect consumers from price gouging:. Spencer J. Cox, Lt. Deidre M. Stuart Adams and Speaker Brad Wilson express their frustration and [ Marine Staff Sgt. January 11, Statement on Events in Washington D. January 6, Sean D. Stay Drug Free.
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Trigger price gouging protections prior to an emergency declarationsuch as when your systems detect conditions like pending weather events or future possible health risks. Implement a complaint portal for consumers to report potential price gouging. Read the letter sent by the 33 attorneys general to Craigslist here.
Read the letter sent by the 33 attorneys general to eBay here. Read the letter sent by the 33 attorneys general to Walmart here.
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