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Agencies brace for howls of gas grief

...once the vacations are over. "It's Memorial Day weekend, and people are going to be buying a lot of gas," said Bill Cloud, a spokesman for the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs. "Lord knows what we're going to see when we get back...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/05/29/met_83326.shtml
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State probes price-gouging claims

...more details -- including the names of the businesses under investigation -- while the cases are active, spokesman Bill Cloud said. The businesses are accused of raising their rates when thousands of coastal residents evacuated their homes in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/07/met_272000.shtml
Metro
State fields gas price gouging complaints

...lengthy investigation process, officials said. "It's not like a firecracker going off. This takes time," said Bill Cloud, a spokesman for the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs. Gas prices rose Monday to the highest of anywhere in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/16/met_473583.shtml
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Reports reveal 26 cases of price gouging

...investigating for alleged price gouging. The allegations in the reports, however, have not been verified, agency spokesman Bill Cloud said. The agency could take several weeks to conclude its investigations, he said. "We're going to get everything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/08/bus_272064.shtml
Business
State expects reports of gouging

...Then they'll return home, and after they kind of get settled down, that's when we'll get a complaint," said Bill Cloud, spokesman for the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs. He said the agency fielded about a dozen calls late last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/08/met_427909.shtml
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Across the Area

...the state is investigating after Gov. Sonny Perdue activated the state's anti-gouging statutes Sept. 12, said Bill Cloud, the spokesman for the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs. Most of the investigations should be wrapped up in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/10/met_507156.shtml
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Gouging of prices reported

...as a dozen complaints have been filed against businesses in the Augusta area as of Friday, consumer affairs spokesman Bill Cloud said. Since Tuesday, about 150 complaints have been filed against businesses throughout the state. About three-fourths...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/18/bus_270499.shtml
Business
Provider outbids gas rival

...Many have called regulators and reporters to complain. "Sometimes you pick and it's not the best pick," said Bill Cloud, spokesman for the Consumer Utility Counsel of the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs. "I think it's unfortunate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/26/met_276062.shtml
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Officials offer advice to avoid Y2K scams

...who are worried about how the problem will affect them -- particularly their finances. "Don't fall for it," said Bill Cloud of the Georgia Office of Consumer Affairs. "I don't think you should ever do anything like that over the phone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/04/met_271575.shtml
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Storm spikes pump prices

...came in just as the attorney general invoked the state's gas gouging law. Georgia Consumer Affairs Office spokesman Bill Cloud said gas gouging statutes kick in only when a state of emergency is declared, which didn't happen until late Friday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/13/met_473280.shtml
Metro