[Resolved] Reader's Digest — complaind about sweepstakes
Reader's Digest has been conducting sweepstakes for Rs.22, 00, 000/= for almost a year now. They keep sending mailers advising readers that they are just a couple of stages away from winning Rs.22 lacs. with each response they send two envelopes for replies and with each of these mails, they ask you to purchase a product from them. If you agree to buy the product, one must use the envelope marked YES, for which postage is paid by addressee. if you choose not to buy their product, you must use the NO envelope, for which postage is to be paid by sender not the addressee.
If a lottery is meant to be fair, such distinguishing marks or references should not be made on the envelopes. They send such letters to people all over India, but the results are published only in Mumbai newspapers. their explanation is if you are a winner, you would have been notified by post.
Actually courtesy demands that the results be declared in all newspapers in all major cities. This sweepstakes is a cleverly concealed fraud aimed at marketing their other products.
Their sweepstakes procedure should be validated by a proper authority before they are permitted to carry on the current sweepstakes. when the readers digest result of sweepstakes 2008 will be drawn
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Aug 14, 2020Complaint marked as Resolved