CBS local reports Making A Purchase On Facebook? You Might Get More Than You Bargained For Susan Sinclair told CBS2’s Alice Gainer that a Facebook ad for wrinkle cream seemed like a great deal.
“I think it had a before and after picture, something like — $4.95 for one-month free trial,” she said.
Sinclair was shocked when the next month, two more bottles came with a hefty price tag — one cost $89 and the other $99.
“There’s no information that you’re going to be charged that, there’s none that you’re going to be automatically refilled,” she said.
After three months, that $4.95 turned into nearly $600.
“It’s big time pick-pocketing,” Kathy Hughes said.
Hughes saw a similar ad, just $3.95 for a sample.
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