8 more traders being investigated under Homes CARE
July 5, 2018 1:05 am
Eight more traders are being investigated for allegedly abusing the Homes CARE initiative.
Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission Chief Executive Joel Abraham says six traders have already been charged and if these eight are found to have breached the law, they will be charged as well.
Abraham says these traders are being investigated for specific reasons.
“These issues that we are looking at includes price hike, failure to mark prices, accepting payment without being able to supply, price advantage where the shelf and the counter price are different. Somebody picks up something from the shelf looking at x amount of price and goes to the counter and their system picks something else.”
Abraham adds no one should try and make money or profiteer from the struggling times of others.
He says four traders in the West and two in the North will soon appear in Court.