• U.S. lawmakers working to crack down on price gouging during COVID-19 crisis

    9 days ago - By Who TV

    WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr says anyone trying to profit off the current coronavirus pandemic will face criminal prosecution.
    Barr says the Department of Justice has seen evidence of hoarding critical medical supplies and trying to sell them at higher prices.
    “It is mostly personal protective gear, surgical masks. It also includes some drugs, sanitizers, ventilators,” says Barr.
    This week, President Trump signed an executive order to crack down on retailers hiking up prices.
    Barr says the order is not aimed at consumers who are stocking up on essential supplies for their own...
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