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Ice cubes of Swiss gas stations are expensive. Rip-off? View | KXan 36

Ice cubes of Swiss gas stations are expensive. Rip-off? View | KXan 36

At these prices, you drink your Cocktail rather warm! Ten francs for five kilograms of ice cubes? Frozen water, ready in the bag, not more. Ten francs, so deeply must the consumer of the Swiss tank in the bag to grab. Clear, it usually pays in the tank stores a little more. But such prices […]

Attorney General’s Office offering aid to victims of price gouging |  23ABC News

Attorney General’s Office offering aid to victims of price gouging | 23ABC News

Whenever there is a natural disaster affecting our neighbors, people continue to prove that they will come out to help in the worst situations. That has been proven here in Kern County following the devestating quakes that hit the Ridgecrest, Trona areas. Unfortunately, there will always be those who will try to take advantage of […]

Gila diversion group facing ‘nightmare’ | Silver City Daily Press

Gila diversion group facing ‘nightmare’ | Silver City Daily Press

“An agricultural economist has come up with a willingness-to-pay for water,” Domenici explained. “He’s come up with a figure around $340 per year, per acre-foot. If we can get the cost similar to what people would have to pay for water rights, that is what we have to get to.” In order to afford even […]

Stores deny allegations of price gouging after Dayton-area tornadoes [Video] | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

Stores deny allegations of price gouging after Dayton-area tornadoes [Video] | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

In response to an open records request by 10 Investigates, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office sent 10TV data showing it received 31 storm-related complaints — nearly all about price-gouging following the storms that struck the Dayton-area in late May. A 10 Investigates review of those complaints found 11 occurred at the AM-PM convenience store off […]

Citizens complain of price gouging after Dayton tornadoes | Dayton Daily News

Citizens complain of price gouging after Dayton tornadoes | Dayton Daily News

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office received 20 complaints of price gouging after the destructive tornadoes on Memorial Day left many people without water or electricity. Citizens have accused some gas stations and convenience stores of raising the prices of bottled water after the severe weather disrupted service to about 400,000 people in Montgomery and Greene […]

Mo. AG warns of price gouging, scams in wake of tornadoes, storms, flooding | KFVS

Mo. AG warns of price gouging, scams in wake of tornadoes, storms, flooding | KFVS

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KFVS) – In the wake of Wednesday’s tornado in Jefferson City, recent storms and on-going flooding, Attorney General Eric Schmitt is urging Missourians to be vigilant when making repairs. Schmitt is concerned about scammers and price gouging. Anyone experiencing or witnessing fraud is asked to report any wrong-doing to the Attorney General’s […]

Brighton council member accuses city of price gouging water rates | FOX31 Denver

Brighton council member accuses city of price gouging water rates | FOX31 Denver

BRIGHTON, Colo. — We all drink it and we all need it, but water is the source of more than just sustenance in Brighton; it’s at the center of a scandal. Many city residents complained about a big spike in their water bills, so recently-elected City Council member Matt Johnston began to look into it. […]

Integrating IoT for Better Pricing and Smart Water Metering | Wappsys

Integrating IoT for Better Pricing and Smart Water Metering | Wappsys

In one of our previous articles, we talked about the various ways in which water could be priced and how pricing can encourage the use of water in more sustainably. This article is going to talk about how we can integrate the next evolution in technology i.e the Internet of things for better pricing and […]

Walter Williams: How you can prevent price gouging during a disaster | Greensboro.com

Walter Williams: How you can prevent price gouging during a disaster | Greensboro.com

Thirteen states — Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia — have enacted laws to combat what is seen as price-gouging in the wake of natural disasters. Price gouging is legally defined as charging 10 to 25 percent more for something than you charged […]

How to spot price gouging in Austin after water boil notice [Video] | KVUE

How to spot price gouging in Austin after water boil notice [Video] | KVUE

If you’re planning to make a trip to the story to buy water, it’s important to remember that price gouging is illegal. If the store is charging more than it normally would, make sure you report it. Read complete article here: How to spot price gouging in Austin after water boil notice | kvue.com.