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Cuyahoga County audits back to school prices

Cuyahoga County audits back to school prices

(Cleveland) - Cuyahoga County Consumer Affairs employees audited 138 stores in the area two weeks ago to see if the prices they are charging match up with the prices rung up at the check out counter.

Consumer Affairs director Cyndi Sich says 118 stores charged the correct prices on supplies including notebooks, pencils, pens, calculators, backpacks and other items.

  Click here to see the stores that were audited

One store had a $2.79 discrepancy while the majority of the other stores which had a discrepancy overcharged anywhere from .10¢ to .85¢.

The county says the store managers immediately corrected the errors although there will be follow-ups on the stores. 

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