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Yet more scams not to fall for


September 11, 2019

Parisian Glow website

BAD FOR YOU: Parisian Glow, advertised as a face beauty product, is one of several products to receive a scam warning from the FTC.

The operators of a deceptive negative option scheme have agreed to a court-ordered preliminary injunction temporarily barring them from a wide range of conduct. The preliminary injunction stops the defendants from misleading consumers about supposedly "free trial" offers, enrolling them in unwanted continuity plans, billing them without their authorization, and making it nearly impossible for them to cancel or get their money back.

"These companies promised 'free' trial offers-telling people that they would pay only for shipping and handling-but then enrolled people in a subscription plan, placing big unauthorized charges on their credit cards every month," said Andrew Smith, Director the...

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