Caldor Fire: Price Gouging Reported Among Lake Tahoe EvacueesAs fearful Lake Tahoe residents packed up belongings and fled the Caldor Fire burning toward the California-Nevada border, some encountered an unexpected obstacle: price gouging.
Pleasanton Grocery Store Owner Pleads Guilty To Price Gouging During State of EmergencyThe owner of Apna Bazar grocery store in Pleasanton pleaded guilty to two counts of price gouging for violating the governor's state emergency declaration related to the COVID pandemic.
Safeway Settles Hand Sanitizer Price Gouging Lawsuit With Alameda, Contra Costa Counties For $140KDistrict attorneys in Alameda and Contra Costa counties announced a $140,000 settlement with Safeway in a price gouging lawsuit involving hand sanitizer sold during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Glass Fire: AG Xavier Becerra Alerts Napa, Sonoma Residents On Potential Price GougingAs the Glass Fire forced tens of thousands of people in Napa and Sonoma counties to evacuate, Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued a warning to consumers to watch for potential price gouging.
Coronavirus Update: East Bay Grocer Charged With Nine Counts Of Price GougingA Pleasanton grocery store owner has been charged with nine misdemeanor counts of price gouging during the current coronavirus outbreak, prosecutors announced Thursday.
Coronavirus Update: Pleasanton Grocery Store Owner Charged With Price Gouging During State Of EmergencyA Pleasanton grocery store and its owner have been charged with price gouging during the state of emergency, in some cases raising prices for items more than 300 percent, according to state and local authorities.
Coronavirus Scams: Alameda County DA, State AG Warn About Fraudulent Activity, Price GougingAlameda County District Attorney Nancy O’Malley and county sheriff’s officials are asking people to report novel coronavirus-related scams, price gouging, and non-compliance with health orders.
San Francisco DA Warns Against Racism, Price Gouging During Coronavirus PandemicSan Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin said his office will not tolerate anyone exploiting the current coronavirus pandemic by committing hate crimes, price gouging or scams.
"Do Not Be Hustled"; California Attorney General Warns Of Coronavirus False Advertising, Price GougingState Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday warned Californians against false advertising and price gouging related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Attorney General Becerra Warns Against Price Gouging During Fire EmergencyCalifornia Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Sunday issued a consumer warning against price gouging in the wake of the state's wildfires, including the Kincade fire in Sonoma County.
2 Santa Rosa Landlords Plead Not Guilty To Price Gouging During FiresTwo people pleaded not guilty to raising the price of their rental housing more than 10 percent after a declaration of emergency from the wildfires in October.
California AG Issues Price Gouging Alert Amid WildfiresAttorney General Xavier Becerra is asking anyone who has been a victim of price gouging or who has information of potential price gouging to file a complaint.
Hawaii Shoppers Deal With Apparent Price Gouging In Wake Of Hurricane IselleAs Hurricane Iselle left significant damage in parts of Hawaii, people shopping for supplies in the wake of the storm are getting a dose of sticker shock.