Tag: price gouging

Ashley Moody Releases Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Following a record-breaking season last year, with 30 named storms, Moody is encouraging Floridians to make preparations now and to have a plan in place.

Ashley Moody’s Office has Recovered More than $1 Million from COVID-19 Scams

Florida remains under a state of emergency due to the spread of the novel coronavirus and Moody’s Price Gouging Hotline remains active for consumers to file complaints related to price increases on essential commodities needed to help prevent the spread of the virus.

Ashley Moody Responds to Consumer Reports of Price Gouging Due to Coronavirus

Moody assembled a Rapid Response Team to quickly respond to reports of unlawful price increases. Since Gov. Ron DeSantis’ COVID-19 emergency declaration activating Florida’s price gouging laws, Moody’s office has issued dozens of subpoenas, deactivated more than 100 online posts and secured thousands in direct refunds for consumers.

Rick Scott: Close the Border, Have Testing in Every County to Deal With Coronavirus

Scott, who is in self-quarantine after meeting with the president of Brazil and members of his staff who tested positive for coronavirus, appeared on Fox News on Monday to weigh in on his ideas.

Pam Bondi Activates Price Gouging Hotline as Hurricane Michael Approaches

The storm is expected to strengthen before possibly making landfall Wednesday in Florida’s Panhandle. Florida’s price gouging law applies to sales within counties covered by the declared state of emergency.
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