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Resource ID: #16248
Subject: Health
Source: Extra! (Washington D.C.)
Date: March 2, 1999



An Extra investigation of a New York retailer revealed that they "were buying used, urine-stained, semen-stained, and vermin-infested mattresses from indigents. These organized criminals were rewrapping the old mattresses, sewing new labels on them and selling them as new mattresses in New York retail stores." Extra found victims of skin rashes caused by covered used mattresses.

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