Norwalk gas station to pay gouging fine

State officials say a gas station in Norwalk will pay a fine to settle charges of price gouging in the days after Sandy. They say

Officials say the Shell on Connecticut Avenue admitted raising prices after Sandy.

Officials say the Shell on Connecticut Avenue admitted raising prices after Sandy. (1/18/13)

NORWALK - State officials say a gas station in Norwalk will pay a fine to settle charges of price gouging in the days after Sandy.

They say the Shell on Connecticut Avenue raised prices by 10 cents a gallon on Nov. 1, even though its wholesale price did not go up.

Officials say the station agreed to pay $1,500.

That is about three times more than the extra profit it made by raising prices.

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