Thursday at 11pm: Are you paying too much?

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - No one likes to pay more than they should when they go shopping.

Whether it's the grocery store, your favorite big-box retailer or even an auto parts shop, when you see the price an item is listed for on the shelf, that's what you want to pay at the register.

Unfortunately, few of us remember when it comes time to pay.

That's where Buddy Dutton comes in.

"No one realizes I'm out here doing it.  I'm just a behind the scenes guy doing my job protecting the consumer," Dutton said.

When he shows up at a store, things get tense.  He wields quite a bit of power but it's for a good purpose.

Thursday on WBTV News at 11pm, Consumer Reporter Kristen Miranda spends the day with Buddy to show you exactly how he's making sure you don't pay too much.

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