Connecticut Attorney General William Tong continues to receive reports of price gouging related to the coronavirus outbreak. Complaints can be filed online, or by calling the Office of the Attorney General at 860-808-5318.
As of March 13, the Office of the Attorney General received 132 complaints regarding price hikes on basic supplies like hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes and toilet paper since Gov. Ned Lamont declared civil preparedness and public health emergencies on March 10. In addition to today’s letter to Amazon, the Office of the Attorney General has sent letters as part of its aggressive investigations and law enforcement efforts to multiple Connecticut retailers both large and small in response to consumer price gouging complaints.
People can also file complaints through the state Department of Consumer Protection, through a link on their homepage www.CT.gov/DCP