Consumer Watchdog says oil companies have been price gouging Californians to the tune of $10 billion compared to the rest of the nation, and are applauding the Attorney General's subpoenas to oil companies this week.
Attorney General Issues Subpoenas To Refiners Over Gasoline Prices, Answering Call From Consumer Watchdog 16 Months Ago
CONTACT Jamie Court & Cody Rosenfield
Santa Monica, CA - The Wall Street Journal is reporting that major California oil refiners are receiving subpoenas related to manipulating the gasoline supply to raise gasoline prices in the state. Consumer Watchdog provided evidence to the California Attorney General’s office one year ago today that refiners were using their market leverage...
Jamie Court responded to news that refiners in California had received subpoenas from the California Attorney General regarding gas prices in the state.
Consumer Watchdog responded to breaking news that refiners in California had been given subpoenas by the California Attorney General regarding possible gas price manipulation.
Consumer Watchdog applauds subpoenas to oil companies regarding gas price manipulation, calls for continued investigation.
Ed Laskos interviews Consumer Watchdog's Jamie Court about two car donation charities that are accused of fraud and have lawsuits filed against them by CA Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Consumer Watchdog Exposes Possible Exxon Cover Up As Investigators Seek Answers in Torrance Refinery Explosion
CONTACT Jamie Court & Liza Tucker
Santa Monica, CA — ExxonMobil may be subverting a federal and state investigation into the explosion at its Torrance refinery last February that hobbled gasoline production and pushed gas prices sky high, Consumer Watchdog revealed in a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, and California Attorney General Kamala...
Consumer Watchdog Asks California Attorney General and US Attorneys to Investigate Oil Industry for Mail Fraud in Effort to Defeat Climate Change Legislation
CONTACT Liza Tucker
SANTA MONICA, CA – Consumer Watchdog today asked the California Attorney General and US Attorneys to investigate the oil industry for mail fraud when its trade association sent out a mass mailing this week with a fraudulent web site address or URL attacking climate change legislation. The mailer deceived the recipients about the oil industry...
CONTACT Liza Tucker
Santa Monica, CA – Consumer Watchdog today reiterated calls for an increase in the state’s oil reserves as Los Angeles gas prices jumped $1.03 cents in the last month, the highest in the state, according to AAA’s Fuel Gauge Report website. Los Angeles prices at the pump for regular gas have reached $3.53 per gallon, a dollar and...
Consumer Watchdog Urges Tough State Oversight of Gas Supply as California Drivers Face a One Buck a Month Price Spike
CONTACT Liza Tucker & Jamie Court
Santa Monica, CA -- Consumer Watchdog said today that prices per regular gallon of gas in California were up an unprecedented 96 cents in the last month, nearly triple the 38-cent increase per gallon nationwide. “This is all pure profit for the oil companies,” said Consumer Advocate Liza Tucker. “The Senate has called hearings...