AG Cameron asks Kentuckians to report price gouging during coronavirus scare

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Posted at 2:45 PM, Mar 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-07 14:45:22-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — Attorney General Daniel Cameron today urged Kentuckians to report information regarding price gouging of health related supplies to his office.

In response to a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in Kentucky, Gov. Beshear issued an executive order declaring a state of emergency and activating the Commonwealth’s price-gouging laws.

“Our consumer protection hotline exists to ensure that Kentuckians are not harmed by predatory pricing,” said Attorney General Cameron. “We will not tolerate businesses or individuals taking advantage of our citizens, and I encourage Kentuckians to immediately contact the hotline if they encounter suspected price gouging.”

If you see items being marked up, contact the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Hotline at 888-432-9257.