Monday, September 15, 2008

Minimal Fine In TN For Gas Price Ripoffs; States Issue Subpoenas

A minimal slap on the wrist for gas price gouging, according Tennessee law cited here:

Also under Tennessee law, the state does not have to be in a state of emergency for price gouging to be illegal here. For example, although Hurricane Ike hit Texas, Knoxville gas stations caught price gouging will be fined $1,000 per violation. "

Pilot Oil is being investigated says the above report from WATE-TV.

Meanwhile, in that states of FL, AL, AR, GA, KY, N.C., S.C.and TX they have issued subpoenas as part of their investigations. More news stories here.

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