Local investigation round-up

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The latest investigations from our local affiliates: In Sacramento, at least one customer was taxed when they shouldn't have been, in Chicago, homeowners are claiming more than one home to get a break on their property taxes.

Taxed Too Much?

Sacramento (KOVR)---If you have bought an optional extended warranty, you may want to check your receipt. A Call Kurtis investigation found one store taxing at least one customer when they shouldn't have. We found out about this after a smart viewer from Orangevale scanned her receipts from Beck's furniture.

Some Property Owners Claiming More Than One Home For Tax Breaks

Chicago (WBBM)---A property owner can get a tax break by claiming a homeowners exemption for their main residence. But why are some people claiming more than one? 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.