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Better Business Bureau Serving Northeast California is warning of automated calls offering free medical alert systems that prompt consumers to disclose credit card information.
The top 10 scams of 2009 include: H1N1 scams, memoriabilia, free-trial offers, mystery shopping, lottery scams, phishing e-mails, foreclosure rescue scams, robocalls, job hunter scams and the grandma scam.
Washington, D.C. — Free trial offers can be a great way to try new products or services without making a long-term commitment to a membership, subscription or extended service contract. But mark your calendar: If you don't cancel before the trial period ends, your acceptance of a free trial offer may be an agreement to buy other products and services.