Merchants cannot charge excessive prices unless the increases in prices are attributable to the cost increases incurred by them.
Miami-Dade County and Florida price gouging laws are triggered by a declaration of a state of emergency. At that point, providers of goods can be prosecuted if they use a disaster to hike prices.
- File a price gouging complaint with Florida Attorney General
- Call the Florida Attorney General at 1-866-9-NO-SCAM (1-866-966-7226) to report an incident