Att. General Tong investigating 5 CT businesses allegedly price-gouging masks, sanitizers


(WTNH) — Connecticut Attorney General William Tong is investigating five Connecticut businesses for price gouging.

Those businesses allegedly hiked the price of masks, sanitizer and antibacterial wipes on Amazon. The retailers are out of Milford, East Hartford, Waterbury, Stamford and Danbury.

Tong says one retailer increased the price for hand sanitizer by almost 300 percent. Another business inflated the price of N-95 masks by 565 percent.

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