Special Report: Fake Filters

Published: Oct. 21, 2019 at 4:32 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Fake Filters?

It might look like a brand-name water filter you trust… but is it?

The appliance industry says counterfeit water filters are becoming a big problem. Companies are stealing the branding and logos of legitimate, well-known manufacturers. In some cases they’re selling inferior or even dangerous knock-offs.

In this story, a consumer explains how he was duped online – and experts show us their frightening results when they had counterfeit water filters tested.

Watch this special report Wednesday at 6p/5c on WTVM or Thursday at 7p/6c on WXTX.

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