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Here's how to report price gouging

Law enforcement agencies have received numerous questions regarding price gouging over the past couple of weeks.

The number one question people ask related to this is: “How do I report price gouging?”
Any complaints of suspected price gouging may be reported to the office of the North Carolina Attorney General, not local law enforcement. PLEASE DO NOT call 911 to report suspected price gouging.
North Carolina’s price gouging law is usually triggered when the state suffers or is threatened by a natural disaster such as a hurricane, tornado, winter storm or flooding.
Price gouging—or charging too much in times of crisis—is against North Carolina law when a disaster, an emergency or an abnormal market disruption for critical goods and services is declared or proclaimed by the governor or a municipality.
Under the law, the attorney general can put a stop to price gouging and seek refunds for consumers who paid too much. The courts may also impose civil penalties against price gougers of up to $5,000 for each violation. The law applies to all levels of the supply chain from the manufacturer to the distributor to the retailer.”
Click here to report suspected price gouging. To report by phone call 1-877-5-NO-SCAM