NACA in the News: Lawmakers work to protect consumers from scammers, price gouging amid pandemic

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April 28, 2020
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ABC News10, Lawmakers work to protect consumers from scammers, price gouging amid pandemic.

"'The degree of fraud I anticipate happening over the coming months is so great,' Ira Rheingold said. Ira Rheingold is Director of the National Association of Consumer Advocates. He says laws may help but the incentive to raise prices is still high. 'Folks are going to take the risk of making huge profits commiting fraud as opposed to the small chance they’ll actually get caught,' Rheingold said."