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Former janitor’s story about creating Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in question

Posted at 8:01 AM, May 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-17 12:23:29-04

A former janitor at Frito-Lay who claims he's the creator of a popular kind of Cheetos is defending himself after serious questions were raised about his story.

It's a story that's brought him money, fame and even a movie deal.

ABC reporter Mona Kosar Abdi has the full story in the player above.