Dishonest Business Practices and Schemes

There are laws protecting consumers against misleading advertising and dishonest sellers. This script discusses dishonest business practices, misleading advertising, deceptive telemarketing, scams, and business schemes to stay away from.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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consumer protection, buying consumer goods, deceptive acts or practices, high pressure sales tactics, complaint about a business, misleading advertising, deceptive telemarketing, telemarketers, scams, pyramid schemes, multi-level marketing, work-at-home schemes, chain letters, anti-spam law, Dial-A-Law
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