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Mar 17, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert: New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act Prohibits Price Gouging

You’ve likely heard about people hoarding pallets of hand sanitizer or toilet paper during the past few weeks due to concern over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In fact, authorities in Tennessee recently investigated a man who stock-piled 17,700 bottles of hand sanitizer and was suspected of “price gouging,” or unreasonably inflating the cost of a scarce and necessary product during this time of crisis due to the coronavirus.» Read More