CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 19, 2004
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The death toll in Florida from Hurricane Charley cited.
(Punta Gorda, Florida: Jim Acosta) Complaints of price gouging from hurricane survivors featured; details given of the state’s lawsuit against hotels for overcharging evacuees; photos shown of roofers who were charged with working without a license. [Florida attorney general Charlie CRIST- says people are being victimized yet again.] [Punta Gorda resident Andrew SKOPE- calls opportunists “pond scum.”] [Florida Department of Financial Services Pablo TREJO- comments.]
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