State AGs call on Amazon, Facebook and others to crack down on coronavirus price gouging
A group of 33 attorneys general from U.S. states and territories called on Amazon, eBay, Facebook, Walmart and Craigslist to prevent price gouging on coronavirus-related products.
The attorneys general urged the companies to take proactive measures to prevent price gouging on their sites, ”[r]ather than playing whack-a-mole.”
Amazon previously said it removed more than half a million “high-priced offers” from its marketplace for violating price gouging policies.
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