A tipster (send in your tips here) reader sent in the following statement and advertisement they received.
I received the attached advertisement in the mail so I went online to check them out and found the company reviewed on your site. I am so glad I did before I called them and I have also seen their commercial on the local news station who apparently endorses them which is thought really was strange.
They look like a scam to me and I don’t know how they could cut my bills in half and make me debt free in 6 months, can they? They are also saying “Free” Enrollment on their ad but I am not sure how this can all be free.
I am paying my bills but it seems like I can never get ahead. Join the crowd I guess. I am going to look at some of your articles.
The advertisement does seem to have some issues with it. The statements about cutting your bills in half and being debt free in 6 to 36 months with an associated fee seems to fly in the face of the FTC telemarketing sales rules.
But the advertisement also says that your debt can be reduced by 80% in as little as 6 months, if you put the two statements together.
The other puzzling part of the advertisement is the statement about being KSAT.com experts. but as I said before, “They use the LocalExperts KSAT logo and mention it in the ad for credibility but on their KSAT page it clearly says, “KSAT’s Local Experts page on KSAT.com is provided only as a convenience and service to its users. This paid advertising is not to be construed as an endorsement by KSAT of any advertiser, product or service advertised herein.” – Source
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