States urge online retailers to crack down on coronavirus price gouging

A bipartisan group of state attorneys general on Wednesday sent letters to major online retailers urging them crack down on price gouging on their online platforms amid the spread of coronavirus. The 34 attorneys general asked Amazon, Craigslist, eBay, Facebook and Walmart build tools to detect price spikes and create landing pages for people to report cases of price gouging. The letter cited several examples of price gouging related to coronavirus, including prices of hand sanitizer and face masks.

The Hill has the story, here.

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