'Stop Price Gouging,' 34 Attorneys General Tell Amazon, Walmart, Others
26 Mars, 2020, 04:52 | Auteur: Auguste Feret
Inc. said it has suspended thousands of seller accounts for price gouging during the coronavirus outbreak.
One Craigslist user priced a two-liter bottle of Purell hand sanitizer at $250, officials wrote, while an eight-ounce bottle on Facebook Marketplace was listed for $40.
According to the Attorney General's office, the highest consumer inquiry county by county of consumers reporting alleged price gouging are Broward, Miami-Dade, West Palm and Hillsborough.
"These are just a few potential solutions, and we hope your company will put its considerable technological prowess to work.to better protect your customers", the attorneys general wrote in letters to the companies.
Shoppers have filed hundreds of complaints of massive price hikes on face masks, sanitizers and other supplies online as they rushed to stock up for the coronavirus pandemic.
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Facebook, eBay and Craigslist also received letters Wednesday from 33 attorneys general about sellers improperly raising prices on in-demand items.
On Monday, Amazon reiterated in a blog post that "it has zero tolerance for price gouging" and that it has already removed more than 500,000 listings because of coronavirus-based price gouging and suspended more than 3,900 US selling accounts for violating fair pricing policies.
In a letter sent on Wednesday to Amazon.com Inc AMZN.O , Walmart Inc WMT.N , Facebook Inc FB.O and eBay Inc EBAY.O a bipartisan group of USA attorneys general outlined specific steps it wants the online platforms to take to end this practice. Some people have tried to sell cleaning products and other supplies at inflated prices on Amazon, EBay Inc. and other sites.
"Online resellers have built advanced platforms and now it's time to take that talent and help us beat COVID-19 by ensuring ready access to essential goods at fair prices", said Attorney General Shapiro. Many states give some flexibility for prices to go up in response to shortages and hoarding behavior, typically by around 10% to 30% over prices in earlier months.
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As part of the action plan, the Province also announced $3.7 billion to directly and urgently support people and to protect jobs. The Province is projecting a deficit of $9.2 billion in 2019-20, an improvement of $1.1 billion relative to the 2019 Budget .
For the last three days, the number of new cases and deaths have gone down, Italian health officials report. Economy Minister Roberto Gualtieri told parliament he expected a contraction of "a few percentage points".
Netflix's customer-support team responded in a tweet, reading: "We are now looking into this situation and working towards a fix". AT&T reported record high levels of traffic to Netflix , for instance, from March 21 through March 22.
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Meanwhile, more than half of all Americans have been told to stay at home, including residents of the largest state, California. The impact of the pandemic is also hitting European football in a big way, with top-flight leagues and tournaments cancelled.
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While the trend does not appear to have taken off, the #coronaviruschallenge hashtag has nearly 100 million views on TikTok. If he is convicted of the charge, it is a class E felony that comes with a four-year prison sentence and a fine.