5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sweepstakes letter
- failure to be informed
- concealed information
- a a scam that usually involves a "get rich quick" chain letter, sending money to others in order to, supposedly, receive money in your mail yourself
- b against the law
- c Not reading labels, fine print, contracts, sales offers, etc.
- d states that one has won a valuable prize, but must pay a fee to claim it
- e hiding information; hiding the truth
5 Multiple choice questions
- Using extreme tactics to persuade a consumer to buy
- offers that hinge on a consumer first purchasing something
- a letter asking one to send several letters with money in order to, supposedly, receive money in the mail yourself
- Means of communicating--e.g., word of mouth, telephone, texting, emails, etc.
- prizes awarded by chance after purchase of a ticket; very small chance of winning
5 True/False questions
Federal Trade Commission → FTC; a government agency to assist consumers who've been victims of fraud
Better Business Bureau → A local consumer protection agency
identity theft → prizes awarded by chance after purchase of a ticket; very small chance of winning
State Attorney General → this state office assists consumers who have been victimized by fraud.
vague offers → prizes awarded by chance after purchase of a ticket; very small chance of winning