Tons of sanitizer: Retailer charged with hoarding, gouging

  • In this undated photo provided by the office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, a mannequin outfitted in personal protective equipment stands on a ladder in a Brentwood, N.Y., warehouse. Federal prosecutors say New York retailer Amardeep Singh has been charged with hoarding disposable masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer in the Long Island warehouse and selling the items at huge markups in violation of the Defense Production Act of 1950. (A Bagnuola/US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York via AP)

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors charged a New York retailer Friday with hoarding tons of disposable masks, surgical gowns and hand sanitizer in a Long Island warehouse and selling the items at huge markups.

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