FRAUDULENT MAGAZINE SALES COMPANIES RESURFACE IN CONNECTICUT
• Door to door sales people use a story that tugs at your heartstrings and pressure tactics to get you to act quickly.
• The company has a name you haven’t heard of before. These companies often changes their names and will usually try to make it seem like the new company name has no connection to the old company name by using addresses in different states, different phone numbers, and different email addresses.
• If you call to check on a subscription that was purchased, the magazine selling crew has probably already cashed any checks they received and moved on to another city or state.
• Even though it might feel like you are making a charitable donation to the cause of whoever is selling you a subscription, keep in mind that your money is actually going to a business with a much more complicated structure than you or the sales person may be aware of.
• If a pitch from someone coming to your door seems suspect, you may report it to DCP at 8607136100 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or to your local police department.
Lora Rae Anderson