In three days, life in a new Fort Worth mask company shifted from no business to complete sellout

United States Mask Co. founders David Baillargeon (left) and John Bielamowicz at their factory in Fort Worth. In a matter of days they sold a quarter-million N95 masks across the nation.
Dave Lieber, The Watchdog investigative columnist. Dave has written a hard-hitting newspaper column in Dallas/Fort Worth since 1993. His work appears twice a week. His goal is to save readers time, money and aggravation. In 2019, Dave won top prize in America's largest column-writing contest. The contest judge called his winning entries “models of suspenseful storytelling and public service."