To protect the consumers from such hazards consumer rights and duties have to be spread amongst consumers.
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This gives rise to consumer exploitationWhen the producers cheat the consumers of their hard earned money and hurt them either physically, mentally or financially by selling goods or services, it is known as consumer exploitation. There are various ways in which a consumer gets exploited, few of which are mentioned below:
1. High Prices
2. Fake goods
3. Substandard quality
4. Underweight and Under-measurements
5. Impure and adulterated food items
6. Lack of safety devices
7. Incomplete information
8. Unsatisfactory after-sale service
9. Environmental hazards
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Article by Anisha Dutta
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