684 complaints of price-gouging in Texas after Harvey including $99 for water

TEXAS (CNN) -- The state of Texas has received 684 complaints of alleged price-gouging and scams following Harvey, according to Kayleigh Lovvorn, a spokeswoman for Texas Attorney General’s office.

The majority of these complaints involve alleged price-gouging on bottled water, fuel, groceries and shelter.

Lovvorn says the agency got a complaint of a convenience store in Houston allegedly charging:

  • $20 per gallon of gas
  • $8.50 per bottle of water
  • $99 per a case of water
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