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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-19-2006, 03:03 PM Thread Starter
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Angry Beware of buying Scam running here as a banner

Don't believe the 1,000,000 visitor banner...running on this web page. It just came up a second time here on me today. The first time I fell for wasn't a it seemed is a forum banner...

All the disclaimers are there....seemed reasonable to sign up for a promotional or two. Well.....

When you are told the "Last Step" is to pick two Gold level promotionals..which are required to claim the TV you just won...guess what....

There is another "Last Step" page..... with only 6 required selections to now win.

I bailed at that point.... and have gotten 80 e-mails so far.

The e-mail I haven't recieved yet is from the Web administrator here...explaining why this deal is running as a banner here.

After I deal with cancelling these great offers....which were presented as the 4 that I needed through the marketing company.....before the surprise 6 were presented to me..

I plan to explore further action...perhaps with the FCC.

BEware ALL..... forum members BEware
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The what? Scratches head........

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Usualy these sites are not in total control of advertising. The pop up adds are usualy run and chosen by a third party. Like Google for example in the case of the forum I run.

I can't imagin people actualy fall for that stuff these days, were you drunk??

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