Subscription scams get you to sign up for a product or service and you can’t get out of the billing. They can also steal your identity. Ignore any message about auto-renewals claiming to be from a company where you don’t have a subscription, those are another way of scamming you. Ignore links in emails from companies you don’t have a subscription with.
The scammer wants you to think that subscribing to a “free trial” is free and will not cost you anything, but that is not true. Once they have your credit card information they will continue to charge you for the product, even when you try to cancel future shipments.
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The _______________________ is a good source of information about companies.
The following are good things to think about when considering purchasing a subscription (or any product):
I don’t need to read the fine print before making a purchase.
Before signing up for a free trial, it’s always a good idea to ___________