Chicago city officials are investigating a number of mattress stores in the Chicago area after receiving several consumer complaints about bed bugs following their mattress purchases.
During the investigation, officials found that many of the mattresses were being sold in violation of Illinois state law – having been restored in “unsanitary conditions” and without proper labeling.
Of the five stores targeted in the city’s investigation, only one was shut down – Best Mattress Company. Chicago Mattress Company, the only store to comment on the situation, says it disputes the city’s findings.
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