Jepsen: No Evidence Of Bedbugs in Sleepy's Mattresses
The Hartford Courant
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
The state attorney general's office has found no evidence that
Sleepy's LLC sold used mattresses or mattresses infested
"My office has now closed the investigation and will take no
further action at this time," Attorney General George Jepsen wrote
in letter Monday to the mattress retailer's attorney. It was
The investigation was launched in 2009 by former Attorney
General Richard Blumenthal after his office received several
consumer complaints about the quality of mattresses sold in
Connecticut by the Bethpage, N.Y., company.
The state's investigation found that consumer complaints were
handled according to manufacturer warranties, and that there was no
evidence of bedbug infestation of Sleepy's warehouses or delivery
trucks, which are fumigated regularly.
Sleepy's also provided information that it has a system in place
so returned and new mattresses are not mixed.