The global demand for hand sanitisers and other hygiene products has risen because of the coronavirus pandemic.

And, in the United States and some other countries, there has also been a surge in complaints about profiteering and opportunism.

As doctors combat the virus, prosecutors are pursuing the opportunistic villains who prey on the fearful.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Chicago.

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