Attorney General investigates more than 70 price gouging, fraud complaints from Coastal Bend

Attorney General investigates more than 70 price gouging, fraud complaints from Coastal Bend

Hurricane Harvey set off a storm of consumer complaints, and the Texas Attorney General’s Office is taking notice.

The State Attorney General is worried about price gouging, or businesses trying to take advantage of storm victims. The Attorney General’s Office has received complaints about more than 40 businesses in the Coastal Bend.

Many of those complaints came immediately after the storm. However, now the Attorney General’s Office is getting a second wave of complaints, mostly about businesses charging too much for clean up services, or false charities.

“We’ve seen storm chasers, people who are coming in with the intent to defraud people,” said Kelly Trevino with the Better Business Bureau.

The Attorney General’s Office vowed to look into all of the allegations, and now that is exactly what they are doing.

“All throughout the Coastal Bend region, we received complaints from consumers and residents,” said Marc Rylander, Director of Communications for the Attorney General’s Office.
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