Tag: price gouging

Attorney general: Price gouging protections in effect ahead of winter storm

Governor McAuliffe’s declaration of a state of emergency has triggered Virginia’s anti-price gouging statutes.


Price gouging protections now in effect ahead of winter storm

Virginia’s Anti-Price Gouging Act prohibits a supplier from charging “unconscionable prices” for “necessary goods and services” during the 30-day period following a declared state of emergency.


Attorney General Mark Herring highlights price gouging protections ahead of Hurricane Joaquin

As Virginia prepares for a potential hurricane event, Governor McAuliffe’s declaration of a state of emergency has triggered Virginia’s anti-price gouging statutes designed to protect consumers from paying exorbitant prices for necessities during an emergency.