Consumer Rights warns judges about propane stations caught cheating
DominicanToday.com - The Consumer Rights Agency (ProConsumidor) on Tuesday warned judges that propane gas stations which systematically violate the Law try to use legal chicanery to evade paying the levied fines against them.

 

The warning comes in the heels of a challenge filed by the station ONE in the Superior Arbitration Court against the Resolution to fine it 100 minimum wages (RD$511,750) for fraud against consumers.

The propane gas station, located on the San Juan de la Maguana-Las Matas de Farfan highway was charged with fraud on December 6 when Agency technicians verified that their meters on the pumps had been altered.

Also charged with fraud have been the stations Lusergas Galan, Credigas, Asogas and Supligas, all fined RD$511,750 each.

 

Read also: Cooking gas swindlers in the Dominican Republic don't get jailed

     

 Despite that the National Consumer Rights Protection Institute (Pro-Consumidor) announced that nearly half of all propane gas stations rip off users, the agency’s director Altagracia Paulino yesterday said “we aren’t looking to get anyone in jail.”.......

 

 

Reader COMMENTS

 
Written by: josean, 28 Feb 2012 4:01 PM
From: United States
Other than those that occupy graves in Dominican cemeteries is there anyone that doesn't steal in DR?
 
Written by: BASTA, 28 Feb 2012 5:38 PM
From: Dominican Republic, =Ghetto/Legalize Drugs
And, how many would that be?
 
Written by: juanb, 28 Feb 2012 6:35 PM
From: Dominican Republic
They may be in their graves, but most of them still vote.
 
Written by: elBuscoon, 28 Feb 2012 7:43 PM
From: Cuba, La Havana, Que Viva La Revolucion

Are you superised? Im not...

 

This is the way of living here in little New York City, thanks to our president and his fat ass wife.

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