A spokeswoman for Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) told The Hill the office has received at least 600 reports of price gouging, or intentionally spiking the price of goods, and frauds.
That last example was reported Monday afternoon and a CID was prepared that same evening, ' Kayleigh Lovvorn, a spokesman for Paxton's office, said. Or, maybe you've seen the gas prices that have skyrocketed to $30 per gallon.
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In fact, in Texas, price gouging can carry a fine up to $20,000 per occurrence, or up to $250,000 if the victim is someone age 65 or older.
Speaking on Fox News on Saturday, Paxton said that the consequences for price gouging are heavy.
A photo submitted to GritPost appeared to show a Best Buy offering $29.98 and $42.96 cases of water, prompting outrage and allegations of price gouging on social media.
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Check out the rest of his remarks in the video below. The attorney general's office says many flood damaged vehicles will end up in the used auto market, and can make their way to West Michigan buyers in a matter of days. "We expect more complaints in the wake of the storm regarding home fix and construction fraud/price gouging".
"We are deeply offended and saddened by the actions taken by this hotel". "This is a great state, and we're just trying to make sure that the people that are on the fringes doing some of these things get caught and they pay the fines". It's unclear if the jacked-up rates were the result of price-gouging or if the shutdown of refinery operations in the wake of Harvey was a factor, but the attorney general's office is investigating. Lovvorn added that they office has seen complaints from "hotels, grocers, fuel providers and (most frequently) fresh water".
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