Have you or your company been accused of price gouging under Fla. Stat. 501.160? You may have received a subpoena or preservation of evidence letter requesting you keep certain records because you or your business are under investigation by the Attorney General for price gouging.
Under Fla. Stat. 501.160, during declared State emergencies such as hurricanes and tropical storms, businesses cannot gouge consumers or charge an unconscionable amount for essential commodities such as:
Likewise, hotels and motels cannot increase their prices so they are disproportionate to their normal prices. Significant criminal and civil penalties can result and fines of $10,000 and more can be imposed.
At The Wiseman Law Firm, we have more than 15 years of experience and you can trust to resolve your case. Our criminal defense attorneys have even built their reputation on the aggressive and personalized representation they provide to each client. We also have a track record of success as skilled litigators. Additionally, we have an intimate knowledge of even the most obscure charges, such as price gouging. If you are in need of this deep legal knowledge, look no further than our firm.
There are actions you can take to defend these actions, but you need to hire an Orlando criminal defense lawyer who understands the intricacies of Florida's price gouging laws.