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Unlicensed PCO Charged with Using Banned Pesticides to Treat Bed Bugs

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According to www.bedbugger.com, a website about bed bugs, a Massachusetts man has been charged with using agricultural pesticides malathion and carbaryl (which are banned for use indoors) to treat bed bugs in Quincy, Somerville, Malden, and Everett, Massachusetts, and is also charged with running a pesticide application business without certification.

| June 22, 2010

According to www.bedbugger.com, a website about bed bugs, a Massachusetts man has been charged with using agricultural pesticides malathion and carbaryl (which are banned for use indoors) to treat bed bugs in Quincy, Somerville, Malden, and Everett, Massachusetts, and is also charged with running a pesticide application business without certification.

Not only was the PCO allegedly unlicensed, but Boston.com says he had repeatedly failed the Massachusetts certification test for pesticide applicators.

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