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Coronavirus price hikes in Northern Ireland see more than 60 complaints about retailers during lockdown

More than 60 complaints lodged in NI during lockdown

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There are claims that some retailers are profiteering

There are claims that some retailers are profiteering

There are claims that some retailers are profiteering

THERE have been more than 60 complaints of price gouging by retailers across Northern Ireland since lockdown began, Sunday Life can reveal.

The hiking of the cost of products was flagged by members of the public with the Trading Standards Service (TSS).

Since movement restrictions came into force in the last week of March, 68 instances of potential profiteering were made known to the TSS.