Hotels, Gas Station Settle With N.J. Over Price-Gouging AllegationsNew Jersey state officials said Monday that settlements have been reached with two hotels and a gas station accused of price gouging following Superstorm Sandy.
New York Attorney General Schneiderman Warns Against Price GougingSchneiderman wrote to the vendors, reminding them that General Business Law prohibits increasing the costs of essential items and services during natural disasters or other events that disrupt the market.
New York AG Announces Results Of Post-Sandy Price Gouging InvestigationNew York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said 29 gas stations have either reached settlements or are being sued for price gouging.
12 More NY Gas Stations Being Investigated For Alleged Price GougingThe gas stations involved in this latest probe include four on Long Island, six in New York City and two in Westchester County.
NJ AG Files Suits Against 10 More Businesses For Alleged Storm Price GougingAttorney General Jeffrey Chiesa said Wednesday the second round of price gouging lawsuits are against seven hotels and three gas stations.
Lawmakers Call For Better Consumer Protection Against Gas Price GougingTwo New York State lawmakers on Sunday calling for more protection for consumers against price gouging at the gas pump.
CBS 2 Confronts Business Owners Accused Of Price Gouging In Wake Of StormsAfter the one-two punch of Superstorm Sandy and the nor'easter, many homeowners are on the hunt for supplies and repair work. But some customers complained that vendors are showing no pity -- and unreasonably raised their prices.
AG Files Suits Against Gas Stations, Hotel In Northern NJ Alleging Storm Price GougingThe gas stations are accused of raising pump prices anywhere from 17 to 59 percent higher during the state of emergency related to the storm. The hotel is accused of raising room rates by 32 percent.
Consumers Complain Of Post-Sandy Price Gouging At Many Area Gas StationsWhile getting around may be easier since Superstorm Sandy, paying a reasonable price for gas is not – at least at some locations CBS 2 found.
Tri-State Area Motorists Face Long Lines, Possible Price Gouging In Hunt For GasLines remained unbearably long at gas stations a full seven days after Superstorm Sandy hit, and motorists have been wondering when they will finally see relief at the pump.
Connecticut Officials Prepare For 'Catastrophic' Weather EventGov. Malloy has again urged shoreline residents to heed his evacuation order. He declared a state of emergency on Saturday. Malloy said Sandy is forecast to cause more flooding damage than the state saw in the devastating hurricane of 1938.