Amazon sued for ‘price gouging as cost of essential items soared by up to 1,000%’ during coronavirus pandemic

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Amazon sued for ‘price gouging as cost of essential items soared by up to 1,000%’ during coronavirus pandemic

  • Lucy Sherriff
  • Apr 22 2020, 13:40 ET
  • Updated: Apr 22 2020, 13:51 ET

AMAZON is facing a lawsuit in California over its alleged price gouging of health products during the coronavirus.

In documents filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, Amazon.com Inc is accused of “unlawful price increases during the COVID-19 pandemic”.

 Amazon fulfillment center in Staten Island, one of the five boroughs of New York City

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