PAOLI, Pennsylvania -- A pharmacy in Chester County was cited for price gouging after the Attorney General's office conducted an investigation.
The Attorney General's office said Paoli Pharmacy on Lancaster Avenue sold 100 N-95 masks in ziplock bags for as much as $25 per mask.
Under the Price Gouging Act, a price increase of more than 20% during a declared state of emergency is considered price gouging.
The Pharmacy has to pay $5,300 in civil penalties in addition to restitution of more than $1,900.
If you can prove you bought one the masks at the pharmacy, you're asked to file a consumer complaint.
Chester County pharmacy cited by Attorney General's office for price gouging
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