Texas gas companies have a lawsuit on their hands after their shameful Harvey-induced price gouging

Rare | 9/13/2017 | John Bogna
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After receiving more than 3,300 complaints of Harvey-related price gouging, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office filed suit against several gas companies Tuesday, including one in north Texas.

According to Paxton’s press release, Texaco-branded gas stations in the Dallas-Forth Worth area were allegedly charging almost $7 a gallon for gas on Aug. 31, even while they had signs posted with different, lower dollar amounts.

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Two other companies are also being sued, and the plaintiffs allege some gas companies charged as high as $9.99 per gallon, according to a report by MySanAntonio.com.

“It’s unconscionable that any business would take advantage of Texans at their most vulnerable — those who are displaced from their homes, have limited...
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