Ohio Attorney General Investigates Companies for Potential Price Gouging After a City Regular Water Ban
- As a result to customer complaints, Ohio AG Mike DeWine is investigating companies for just about any feasible water that is bottled gouging throughout the town of Toledo’s water ban. The town of Toledo banned making use of regular water for ingesting and preparing food after presumably toxins that are finding its water supply.
- Included in their research, AG DeWine has delivered letters to 58 companies looking for information regarding the cost of water in bottles before, during, and following the water ban.
- The state Consumer Sales Practices Act prohibits unfair, deceptive, or unconscionable sales practices while the state does not have a statute that defines price gouging. (more…)