NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two men in Queens are under arrest, accused of price gouging.

Police say undercover agents caught the men selling masks for $5 a piece at their grocery store on 14th Avenue in Whitestone.

The masks generally cost about $1 each.

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Officers confiscated nearly 2,000 masks and say the men admitted to increasing the prices of all their items in the store by 50%.


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