Coronavirus: Slap price controls on essential items to stop profiteering, govt told The consumer group says Amazon and eBay are "failing to prevent some unscrupulous sellers" posting items on their sites.

The consumer group says Amazon and eBay are "failing to prevent some unscrupulous sellers" posting items on their sites.

The government is facing calls to introduce price controls on essential items sold online after eBay and Amazon were accused of failing to stop profiteering during the coronavirus pandemic.

Consumer group Which? said the two companies were "failing to prevent some unscrupulous sellers" posting items on their sites despite removing hundreds of thousands of rogue listings.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned last month that racketeers "exploiting people's need" during the COVID-19...
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2020-04-10 04:56
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