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US Government Holds Itself to a Different Standard

July 7, 2011

NEW YORK, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — A new post on Investor Uprising examines how the US Census Bureau spent millions of tax dollars on outsourced promotional items for the 2010 headcount – even as federal prosecutors fine major retailers for selling Chinese goods to government agencies.

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The US Department of Justice, which has already fined multiple companies including Staples, Office Depot, and OfficeMax a combined $34.6 million on similar charges in the past six years, is now investigating Home Depot. But there was no investigation when the Census Bureau imported baseball caps, stickers, key chains, tote bags, coffee mugs, and myriad other promotional products from Bangladesh, Haiti, and, yes, China.

Noreen Seebacher, community editor, explores the issue today on Investor Uprising. Read the full story here: http://bit.ly/r4kl8S.

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