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Resource ID: #12892
Subject: Fraud
Source: WFTS-TV (Clearwater, Fla.)



WFTS-TV found retailers selling used mattresses as new, with only a new cover over soiled fabric. The investigation found factories where refurbished mattresses are made. The state agency responsible for enforcing regulations covering refurbished bedding was not even aware of the law before the WFTS-TV investigation. (Nov. 17 & 20, 1995)

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