April 6, 2020
Authored by: BCLP and Doug Thompson
The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) is actively monitoring consumer product prices and working to eliminate price gouging in the U.S. during the COVID-19 pandemic. At least 33 attorneys general signed on to letters issued recently to a number of major online retailers and online sales platforms.
The letters indicate that while the AGs “appreciate reports of the efforts made by platforms and online retailers to crack down on price gouging,…we are calling on you to do more at a time that requires national unity.”
Specifically, the letters ask for three concrete actions:
In connection with these actions, the AGs are asking companies to proactively monitor consumer