The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning consumers of a CBD free trial scam which, in the end, bills customers hundreds of dollars. Companies utilizing the scheme offer customers free products – requiring only shipping and handling payment – but are then charged with a monthly subscription between $80 and $100.
The BBB said it has received dozens of reports on the scam via its Scam Tracker.
“You don’t find out until 3 weeks later that you have signed up for a subscription and you are charged $99. They will not refund your money. They say you had 14 days to cancel (when you call them to complain) but there is no description of that on the website.” – An unnamed customer via BBB Scam Tracker
BBB said that in some cases the products appear to be celebrity-endorsed; however, there have been several reports of CBD companies using the names and likenesses of celebrities without their knowledge. Last year, Clint…