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Consumer Digest Weekly / Acai Berry TEst

1 Cleveland, OH, United States Review updated:
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I find this to be offensive, misleading and decietful; the ad claims to be independe study as well as claims the company chosen was reputable and signing up did not include any hidden fees as quoted: "To get started, I volunteered to be the guinea pig. I applied for a bottle of the Advanced Acai. While there are ton's of Acai berry ads online, Advanced Acai is one of the most credible and trustworthy suppliers on the market. It included the free trial of the product and it did not try to fool me into agreeing to additional hidden offers. Another reason why I chose Advanced Acai is because it is the most concentrated and purest acai products on the market. This would give me the most accurate results for my test." However upon clicking on the suggested links, you are taken to the Advanced Acai website and after entering your info to get the trial offer, you are then hit with the usual "hidden" fees statements "cancel in 20 days or be charged monthyly for $79.95"; further research on Consumer Digest Weekly revealed what appeared to be bogus or staged websites with no real legimacy. Thankfully I took time to read. As much as I'd like to loose weight, its a shame you have to be tricked by companies that prey on a persons desparation! Thankfully I'm desparate, but not stupid!!! BUYER BEWARE AND READ!!!

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  • Pe
      7th of May, 2010
    +1 Votes

    Yes Consumers Digest Weekly is a scam and the promotion for Acai Optimum is a trick. There is NO FREE TRIAL!!! They give you 14 days FROM THE DAY YOU ENTER YOUR INFO ONLINE which actually only gives you about one week to let them know not to charge you if you don't like it or see no results. Who is going to see results in one week. They they charge you $79 for the "free trial" they sent you and then charge you $100 every 60 days for 2 bottles of pills. She did say something about me paying a $17.98 membership charge and then getting the bottles for $40 instead of $49 each. Plus the phone system they are using made it sound like she was on the other side of the world.

    The so called unbiased article in "Consumers Digest Weekly" is in fact an ad for this dishonest and misleading company. So it is only fair to assume that the product does not work and I would even suggest that how do you know the ingredients used are safe? A company like that would use anything as filler for the pills. How does that saying go - if it walks like a duck, sounds like a duck, and looks like a duck then it is probably a duck. Beware of this product and any other product in an advertisement called Consumers Digest Weekly.

  • Gr
      25th of Feb, 2011
    0 Votes

    The company (ies) exposed (Acai Berry) give THEMSELVES away, with a little intelligent research. By clicking from one ad to another, the "News Channel" becomes Channel 6, or 7, or more - given enough time to research. But who needs more time? How can the same ad involving the same words have different channel numbers? More to the point, the ad, with the same exact words and so-called test trial, features different women - different pictures - on the different "channels." OK! We get it. WHAT I DON'T GET is how the website, which does such a great service exposing this and other frauds, can then ALLOW ADS FOR THE SAME EXACT FRAUD RIGHT BELOW THE COMPLAINTS!! And, to me, worse, these are ads carried by Google and Yahoo!! How far is known fraud allowed to spread, especially by the largest and, supposedly, trusted companies online? Just how important is that ad money?

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