Rejuva Essence Free Trial Subscription Nominated For The Advertising Award
Stop the bullsh*t: There is no such thing as bad publicity. What are they selling? promoting? Is it a lie? Bad advertising campaign, despicable ad, etc.
RCMP says free trial scams are fraudulent, but credit card companies make victims pay
Rejuva Essence Free Trial Subscription
|Why this nomination?||Online Scammer|
|Description:||Every week, Marketplace receives dozens of emails from Canadians telling us about all kinds of consumer concerns and deceptive schemes.
Moving company mishaps.
Dubious drugstore remedies.
But there's one scam that has generated more angry emails than all the rest: the not-so-free face cream trial.
Marketplace has received hundreds of emails from viewers who've been stung by surprise credit card charges they couldn't get reversed after signing up for what they thought were "risk-free" product trials.
What they actually signed up for is an online scheme known as a subscription trap, which uses sneaky fine print and deceptive marketing techniques, such as fake articles, bogus endorsements from respected celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres and Céline Dion and phoney surveys from legitimate companies, to trick people into paying for products and...
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|Publication/Media Source:||CBC News|
|Author:||Tyana Grundig, Greg Sadler|
|Photo and/or Video Source:||judy Mayer|
|Publication Date:||Oct 13, 2017 5:00 AM ET|
|Tags:||scam, online subscrioptions|
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|Submission Date||Oct 16, 2017|