Gas price gouging is happening in North Carolina: Here’s what to do about it.
With the recent pipeline spill in Alabama, states in the southeast are feeling the effects.
As the media reports, North Carolina is now in a state of emergency and citizens are being warned about price gouging at the pumps.
‘Price gouging’ is the charging of an ‘unconscionable price’ not attributed to additional costs or market fluctuations.
While many folks in York County work in Charlotte, the Rock Hill Reader is encouraging readers to report price gouging in the Charlotte area and beyond.
If you see unusually high gas prices and suspect price gouging, Attorney General Roy Cooper suggests you go to NCDOJ.gov, where you can report price gouging, or call 877-5-NO-SCAM.