Christopher Porrino, former New Jersey Attorney General and Chair of Lowenstein’s Litigation Department, speaks to ROI-NJ about law enforcement’s aggressive pursuit of alleged price gougers. He says, “Now, not only is the state pursuing civil penalties against those who price-gouge, for the first time in memory, federal authorities are seeking criminal penalties using a 1950s era statute. … The pursuit of criminal penalties in New Jersey is unprecedented in this context, and those businesses that enter the supply chain for scarce personal protective equipment need to beware. This aggressive criminal enforcement is not something legal scholars and law firms predicted, but it is happening at a fevered pace right now in New Jersey and around the country.”