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Report: Menards Accused Of Price Gouging Face Masks, Bleach and Other Cleaning Products Amid Coronavirus Panic

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According to Newsweek, Menard, Inc. (HQ: Eau Claire, WI), has been sent a cease and desist letter by the Michigan Attorney General’s office due to accusations of price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Newsweek reports that “Attorney General Dana Nessel’s office said investigators found the store had doubled the price of cleaning products last week and “significantly” raised the price of face masks.” The Attorney General had received “complaints from 18 customers about masks, bleach, and other items being sold at high prices.”

Further details can be read here.