Saturday, October 1, 2011

Woman sues Wal-Mart over 2 cents and wins

Pennsylvania – A judge says Wal-Mart must pay up for overpricing sausages by 2 cents. Consumer activist Mary Bach was awarded $100 in damages and $80 in court costs today, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports. Bach, of Murrysville, says sausages she purchased last month in Delmont were listed at 98 cents, but she was charged $1 at checkout. The clerk refunded the difference and noted the error, Bach says. But when she went back to the store six days later she was again charged $1, though the shelf price was still 98 cents. Bach says the overcharges happen far too often. Wal-Mart says new packaging was to blame.  ...more  

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