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AG Nessel warns of price gouging

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Posted at 8:01 PM, Mar 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-11 20:43:32-04

LANSING, Mich. — Michigan Attorney Dana Nessel is warning residents of price gouging related to products to combat COVID-19.

The attorney general’s office is already aware of businesses selling facemasks, hand sanitizers and cleaning supplies at exceptionally high prices.

“Supply and demand might be a familiar saying for retailers, but price-gouging is against the law and protecting consumers against unfair business practices is a service my office provides to residents,” Nessel said in a release.

Anyone who feels a business is price gouging can contact the attorney general’s office at 877-765.8388.