Posts Tagged ‘price gouging’

Hood warns of price gouging in wake of more winter weather

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — With another winter storm impacting parts of Mississippi, Attorney General Jim Hood is reminding residents and business owners of the legalities concerning price gouging during a state of emergency. The law says that “the value received for all goods and services sold within the designated emergency impact area shall not exceed the […] [...]

State drops price gouging charges against hotel owners

by Associated Press Published: December 3,2012

Tags: crime, criminal, government, hospitality, hotel, hotelier, law, law enforcement, lodging, price gouging, state

  VICKSBURG — The Mississippi attorney general’s office has dropped charges against the owners of a Vicksburg hotel who had been accused of price gouging during a state of emergency.   Jan Schaefer, a spokeswoman for Attorney General Jim Hood, tells the Vicksburg Post there was not enough evidence to pursue the charges.   Devenora […] [...]

Vicksburg hotel owners arrested for price gouging

VICKSBURG — The Mississippi attorney general says the owners of a Vicksburg hotel have been charged with price gouging during a state of emergency. Attorney General Jim Hood says authorities arrested 56-year-old Devenora V. Patel and 26-year-old Hemel Ramesh Surati at their business, The Battlefield Inn in Vicksburg. Hood says Patel and Surati are accused […] [...]

Gas station owners arrested for price gouging during Isaac

by Associated Press Published: August 30,2012

Tags: arrest, gas station, law, law enforcement, price gouging, retail, severe weather, storm, tropical, Weather

NATCHEZ and MADISON — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says two gas station owners were arrested yesterday and charged with price gouging during a state of emergency that’s in place because of Tropical Storm Isaac. Hood says 50-year-old Rajinder Singh of Madison was arrested at his Fuel Time gas station in Jackson. He also says […] [...]

State’s anti-price gouging law found constitutional

by Associated Press Published: March 13,2011

Tags: courts, disasters, price gouging, Weather

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of the state’s price-gouging law. The justices unanimously overturned a Winston County judge’s ruling that the law was unconstitutionally vague. Chancellor J. Max Kilpatrick’s ruling came in 2008, when he rejected Attorney General Jim Hood’s lawsuit accusing a Mississippi oil company of charging too much […] [...]

Court to hear Hood’s appeal in price gouging case

by Associated Press Published: November 15,2010

Tags: courts, disasters, price gouging, retail

JACKSON — The Mississippi Supreme Court will take up Attorney General Jim Hood’s appeal of a Winston County judge’s ruling that Mississippi’s price-gouging law is unconstitutionally vague. Chancellor J. Max Kilpatrick’s ruling came in 2008 in his rejection of Hood’s lawsuit that accused a Mississippi oil company of charging too much for fuel in the […] [...]

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