Insane Water Prices on Amazon as Hurricane Irma Approaches

 

As Florida stocks up on supplies for Hurricane Irma, people looking for bottled water on Amazon are finding huge price tags.

Screenshots by users show prices for water on Amazon reached as high as $100 for a single 24-pack of bottles or $63 for a single 100-ounce jug as of yesterday morning.

Grocery aisles around the state have already cleared out after Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Monday in preparation of the strong possibility the storm will make landfall.

The worst offenders were mostly independent vendors trying to use Amazon to make a quick buck from shortages of water in the stores.

 

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