The recent COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that even in a time of crisis some people are interested in profit — at the expense of others’ misfortune.
Reports of companies and individuals price-gouging, among other white-collar crimes, abound. You are probably already aware that items being hardest hit include toilet paper, hand sanitizer, surgical masks, and other necessary medical equipment.
Since the initial outbreak, Illinois officials have reported over seven hundred calls from people complaining of price-gouging. And the Governor of [...]