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Florida Targets Hurricane Profiteers

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Florida Targets Hurricane Profiteers

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Florida Targets Hurricane Profiteers

Florida Targets Hurricane Profiteers

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Florida officials are cracking down on con artists and profiteers who are trying to take advantage of the damage left in Hurricane Charley's path. Nearly 3,500 complaints have been filed on the state's price-gouging hot line, and Florida officials are suing four hotels for over-charging. Amy Tardif of member station WGCU reports.