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Office Depot investigated for pricing fraud

"A two month I-Team investigation into Office Depot and its lucrative contracts with local governments and schools, is prompting swift action by Missouri's Attorney General," reports Leisa Zigman of KDSK-St. Louis.  The investigation revealed deceptive pricing and over-charging on products outlined in the contracts.  Former Office Depot senior sales account manager David Sherwin stated, "The total dollar amount overcharged through fraud to these government accounts is somewhere in excess of $80 million to $110 million every year."  Sherwin was fired from Office Depot and is now working as a whistle blower with the Florida Attorney General.  Six states are currently investigating similar allegations against the company.

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