The 60 Minutes story on Lumber Liquidators that led to a $36 million settlement

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The 60 Minutes story on Lumber Liquidators that led to a $36 million settlement 4.5

From 2015, the culmination of a seven-month investigation that found Lumber Liquidators was making false claims about its flooring.

"60 Minutes," the most successful television broadcast in history. Offering hard-hitting investigative reports, interviews, feature segments and profiles of people in the news, the broadcast began in 1968 and is still a hit, over 50 seasons later, regularly making Nielsen's Top 10. "60 Minutes" has won more Emmy Awards than any other primetime broadcast, including a special Lifetime Achievement Emmy. It has also won every major broadcast journalism award over its tenure, including 24 Peabody and 18 DuPont Columbia University awards for excellence in television broadcasting. Other distinguished awards won multiple times include the George Polk, RTNDA Edward R. Murrow, Investigative Reporters and Editors, RFK Journalism, Sigma Delta Chi and Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Reporting. "60 Minutes" premiered on CBS Sept. 24, 1968. The correspondents and contributors of "60 Minutes" are Bill Whitaker, Steve Kroft, Scott Pelley, Lesley Stahl, Anderson Cooper, Sharyn Alfonsi, Jon Wertheim, Norah O'Donnell and Oprah Winfrey. "60 Minutes" airs Sundays at 7 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

💬 Comments on the video

Good work, 60 Minutes. Good to see that investigative journalism isn’t completely dead.

Author — 앤서니 야


That does it, Im flooring my place with cigarettes and bacon.

Author — Adam Brady


"Greed and stupidity will end humanity sooner than we expect."
~Stephen Hawking

Author — Nuckin Futs


“The comfort of the rich depends upon an abundant supply of the poor” Voltaire 🤫🤔. Back to work slaves.

Author — Drake Doragon


Dont even blame the Chinese, the chinese manager honestly said it wasn't Carb 2 compliant.

It's American greed poisoning Americans.

Author — NoMore Time


The executives will never be held accountable.



I’m worried about the installers! They’re out there breathing in tainted sawdust daily. Not good at all.

Author — Aaron Burr Atwood.


The founder is a dirty liar if I've ever seen one

Author — Michael Shannon


they gave my husband lukemia and he is still suffering, im taking them to court

Author — Q A


This guy smerks at being caught red handed tells me he knew all along

Author — imacenurface


How much is that gonna cost?

You know what? I don’t care!


Author — Whit


Put the laminate in all of the flooring of the CEOs house and then see what he says.

Author — Rick J


The funny thing is that LL isn't any cheaper than anyone else, despite their claims.

Author — Steve Hostetler


I’m selling everything and I’m going to live in a tent, down by the river.

Author — ImNotMad ButUR


Our government has our best interests. They will keep us safe 😂

Author — Isaac&crystal lucero


This is the reason I ONLY put terrazzo in my home. People laughed at me when I rebuilt an old concrete grinder in 1990. but terrazzo is so much better looking and longer lasting than that chemo crap they call "laminate".

Author — chargermopar


Damn, first it was Chinese drywall and now it’s the floors too?

Author — Why Me?


Would LOVE to see what flooring he has in his house!

Author — Leland Franklin


9:15 wow even china didnt want these lumber and the president bought it up

Author — Hector Aldozar


Remember when the media use to run stories like this

Author — Chad Wilcox