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price gouging

Vice Speaker of the House, Fetu Fetui Jr
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Vice Speaker of the House, Fetu Fetui Jr is calling out for an immediate investigation into the allegation that certain supplies and goods in many of the local stores are being offered at exorbitant prices. A case of chicken was $9 but it’s now $15 — Fetu, a former cop...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Amid more public concerns over allegations of some stores that have suddenly raised prices on several goods, the Department of Legal Affairs’ Bureau of Consumer Protection has issued a reminder to businesses that local law “prohibits the practice of price gouging on...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With allegations of price gouging — especially last month when consumers encountered a sudden hike in price for certain goods after arrival of containers vessels were delayed — the Consumer Protection Bureau (CPB) of the ASG Department of Legal Affairs has launched a...