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Bed bugs found at Whirlpool factory in Ohio

June 15, 2014

Bed bugs were found last week in the health center in the Greenville, Ohio Whirlpool plant, WDTN (2 NEWS) reports: 2 NEWS obtained a notice to employees that read in part, “We want to let you know that we had an isolated incident in the health center on Monday, June 9. There have been no […]

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Did a NYC Urban Outfitters store ignore a bed bug problem?

August 1, 2012

It’s not really summer until a major chain store in Manhattan gets bed bugs. According to, the rumor is that Urban Outfitters on 6th Ave. in Manhattan has a bed bug issue — and that it has been taking the ostrich approach to dealing with it. Image credit: 14th Street Store by Eden Pictures, […]

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Bed bugs bite Florida customer; jury finds hotel negligent

March 30, 2010

Ronald Rock has won a jury case against a Venice, Florida hotel where he received extensive bed bug bites during a stay in 2005. reports: Rock filed suit against Venice H.I., Inc. and MHC Hospitality Operating Company. Venice H.I. owned the Venice Holiday Inn that Rock stayed in when he was attacked until 2006 […]

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Access-A-Ride offices in Long Island City infested with bed bugs

November 19, 2009

Access-a-Ride dispatchers in Long Island City say their Northern Blvd. bed bugs have been found in their office since the summer of 2008, and NYC Transit is only now taking action, The New York Daily News reports today.  (Access-a-Ride is a transportation van service for the disabled.) A bed bug sniffing dog team found bed […]

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Air America Offices being inspected for bed bugs?

November 17, 2009

FishbowlNY reports it received multiple tips that Air America New York employees were working at home today as their office gets searched for bed bugs. . . .  it’s no joke that the nasty critters have infected more than one media company in New York, including publishers, ad agencies and Fox News. But just in […]

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AgencySpy reports “there may be bed bugs at MediaVest”

October 23, 2009

Media Bistro’s AgencySpy blog says that there may be bed bugs at MediaVest (whose New York City office is at 1675 Broadway). AgencySpy shared a memo which said that employees on two floors were being evacuated for Thursday and Friday of this week, until bed bug treatments could occur on the weekend: Unfortunately I’ve been […]

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Saatchi and Saatchi New York offices infested with Bed Bugs

September 11, 2009

Another high profile Manhattan office is infested with bed bugs, this time the 17th floor of the Saatchi and Saatchi building, reports, based on a post by AgencySpy, which leaked an employee’s memo about the evacuation of the building in preparation for a pesticide treatment tonight (to be followed up in two weeks). AgencySpy’s […]

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Bill Clinton’s offices have bed bugs, according to New York Daily News

August 23, 2009

Rush and Malloy’s Gossip column in the New York Daily News reports today that Bill Clinton’s offices are infested with bed bugs, and employees have been evacuated during treatment: Bedbugs have sent Bill Clinton and his staff fleeing the former President’s offices, a source tells us. No word on whether WJC actually has a bed […]

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Bed bugs at Hawai’i’s Halawa Correctional Facility

March 28, 2008

KHON 2 News in Hawai’i reports that staff areas at the state’s Halawa Correctional Facility have been infested with bed bugs since September. According to a corrections officer, the problem is so bad in staff controlled areas, there was even talk of closing down one of the modules at the facility.The officer, who wanted to […]

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Another top NYC lawfirm gets bed bugs

March 24, 2008

This time it’s Cravath, Swaine, and Moore, according to legal tabloid Above the Law. Apparently Cravath are trying to one-up Cadwalader, Wickersham and Taft, who Above the Law claimed had bed bugs in June, and again in October. Above the Law claims, 1. An email was sent around Cravath last week about the presence of […]

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Fox NY claims it became infested with bed bugs “a few weeks ago”; tipster tells Gawker they fired employee who brought them in

March 18, 2008

Someone claimed there were bed bugs in the VIP couch at Fox News’s Manhattan studios in November of 2006. After we followed up, the source claimed she was told this by a Fox producer. That sounded plausible enough, but still, just a rumor. Then, a year later, in November 2007, someone else claimed there were […]

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2 workers claim they were punished for asking about bed bugs at work

February 12, 2008

The Jersey Journal reports (via that Renée Meyers and Gail Krone, who work as cleaners at the County Administration Building on Newark Avenue in Jersey City, New Jersey, asked a supervisor about whether there were bed bugs in the holding cells: “All we wanted was someone to tell whether the holding cells in the […]

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