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48 Texas Gas Stations Will Refund Consumers For Price Gouging During Hurricane Harvey

They have reached settlements with the Texas Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division

This photo shows one of the gas stations –specifically the one located at 5909 S Hampton Rd., in Dallas— that have reached settlements with the Texas Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division.

The Office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Thursday its Consumer Protection Division has finalized settlements with 48 gas stations accused of price gouging during Hurricane Harvey.

Paxton’s office detailed in a news release that most of the 48 gas stations are in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and will pay $166,000 in civil restitution overall.

The gas stations that settled charged $3.99 or more for a gallon of gasoline or diesel. Some stations allegedly charged as much as $8.99.

Click here for a list of the gas stations involved in the settlement.

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