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DEFENDERS: Missouri AG reports more than 500 COVID-19 price gouging complaints

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)

The Missouri Attorney General's office said it has received more than 500 price gouging complaints in the past two weeks related to COVID-19.

Chris Nuelle, Press Secretary with the Missouri Attorney General's office, said it has received 534 complaints as of Wednesday.

Attorney General Eric Schmitt says some of the top complaints his office sees related to COVID-19 include food/drink, paper supplies, cleaning supplies, medical supplies, and gas/fuel.

The AG's Office says it will watch for and encourages the public to report any price gouging.

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Deborah Kendrick

Deborah is a weekday morning anchor and investigative reporter for ABC 17 News.

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