The lawsuit alleges that a Tuesday auction by Auctions Unlimited had bidding on N95 respirator masks reaching as high as $180 for a package of 16 masks. Amazon sold a set of 100 for $4.21 in late January.
By John L. Mone, Terry Wallace, Associated Press
Chain stores were accused of selling $26 thermometers and face masks at $39.95 a pair, while a convenience store offered toilet paper at $10 a roll next to a sign reading, "This is not a joke."…
By Reese Dunklin, Justin Pritchard, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Friday the government has opened a price-gouging investigation involving five airlines that allegedly raised airfares in the Northeast after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May disrupted rail service.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
Northeast Storm Victims Begin to Lose Patience at Lack of Basic Needs…
Citing consumer losses of millions of dollars, the Justice Department accused Apple and five publishers this week of colluding to raise e-book prices and break Amazon's dominant hold in the market. Jeffrey Brown discusses the state of the market with…
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