FTC Cracking Down on Scams using “Free” Trail Offers

The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on online marketing scheme’s using “Free” Trail offers as a way to scamming consumers of their money. A federal court stopped an online operation that allegedly stole more than $450 million from consumers in the US and other countries at the request of the FTC. The alleged ringleader, … Read more

Penny Auction Free Bids Scam Alert

Previously we’ve written these article on why you need to be cautious and careful with penny auctions. Now come this warning from the Federal Trade Commission. Online Penny Auctions: Nothing for Something? Who doesn’t love to get a good deal? Some people shop sales circulars, others clip coupons. Still others find online penny auctions to … Read more

Penny Auctions: If You’re Not Winning, You’re Losing

A week ago the BBB posted an article in the blog section of their website entitled “Penny Auctions: Unless You Win, You’re Probably Wasting Time and Money.” Personally, I found it hard to believe that penny auction sites were at all accredited by the BBB – this new blog post of theirs makes me feel … Read more

Are Penny Auctions Sites Worth It? RIP-OFF Alert!

Penny auction sites are skyrocketing into the peripheral sites of digital users left and right. Steve recently wrote an article giving an inside look into one penny auction site: QuiBids.com. If you’ve never used or seen a penny auction site, let me break it down for you: there are various items, some big ticket and … Read more