It’s more than a shock, when you realize the gas you are pumping is $7 gallon and you just spent $100 on fuel for your car. Such was the realization in Richmond, Virginia this week.
Yes, there are price gauging laws in Virginia.
The Colonial Pipeline, which was shut down by hackers, put a twist in the national gas price insanity. Earlier today it was revealed that Colonial Pipeline actually paid the hackers $5 million in untraceable cryptocurrency as a ransom.
“I pulled in, I start pumping my gas and then I realized I put $80 worth in my truck,” another driver told TV station 8News. “The lady next to me said she put $100 in her car. She just started crying because she said her car don’t take that much.”