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Resource ID: #13928
Subject: Fraud
Source: NBC News Dateline



Dateline NBC investigates consumer fraud in the purchasing of mattresses and safety hazards in the practice of rebuilding mattresses. In the first story, Dateline documented "multiple pricing", continuous sales, misleading advertising and fraudulent sales practices. In Dateline's second story, they discovered bacteria and dangerous levels of fungi growing in rebuilt mattresses. (May 7, June 6, 1996)

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