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Attorney general warns New Yorkers of price gouging on necessities as another storm approaches

Attorney General Letitia James is warning New Yorkers to keep an eye on the price of necessities like food, water and gas - to make sure stores aren't gouging.

News 12 Staff

Jan 14, 2024, 12:27 PM

Updated 184 days ago

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With another storm in the forecast, New York state Attorney General Letitia James is warning New Yorkers to keep an eye on the price of necessities like food, water and gas - to make sure stores aren't gouging.
James says price gouging during emergencies is illegal.
If you see prices suddenly rising, she asks that residents report it to her office.
Also included in the list are things like flashlights, batteries, and hotel rooms.


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