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Attorney General Josh Stein Takes Action to Protect NC Health Care Systems from PPE Price Gouging

(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that he is filing a lawsuit against Stephen Gould Corporation to enforce North Carolina's laws against price gouging during a state of emergency and against unfair and deceptive trade practices in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit alleges that Stephen Gould Corporation pitched extremely high-priced N95 or similar face masks to the North Carolina Emergency Management Unit of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Duke Health, UNC Health, and the Charlotte Chapter of the American Red Cross.


Action Details

  • Date:August 25, 2020
  • Agency:North Carolina Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies