Monday, March 8, 2010

Del. Frick on Ben Stein's "Dirty Money"

Del. Bill Frick and Del. Sheila Hixon have introduced a bill to regulate "negative option marketing." Del. Frick has this piece on Charm City Current:

"Unfortunately, Stein has a new starring role – ripping off consumers. Stein now can be found on TV’s across our area as a pitchman for FreeScore.com, a site that urges consumers to obtain a “free” credit score from their website. The problem is, it isn’t free. FreeScore requires consumers to sign up for a credit monitoring service, at the bargain price of $29.95 a month. Anyone that does not want to get this service – which, incidentally, no one needs – must take affirmative steps to cancel the agreement." -- read more

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