NC Attorney General investigating price gouging during hurricane

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A number of businesses have been accused of price gouging during and in the wake of Hurricane Matthew (WTVD)

Several businesses in North Carolina are being investigated for alleged price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

The latest to get a subpoena is a car rental company. Attorney General Roy Cooper says his office got 8 complaints about the company, which has not been named. The AG's office says the rental company has multiple locations including Fayetteville, Lumberton, and Raleigh - where the complaints came from.

It was reported that the locations doubled their prices from about $30 a day to $60 per day after the storms and flooding came through.

Cooper's office is also looking into 3 other businesses including a motel that allegedly charged people over $300 a night.

Also being investigated is a Fayetteville business that reportedly sold a 24-pack of bottled water for $29.
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