AG Curtis Hill takes further actions to protect consumers from deceptive mailings indicating prize winnings
In a story line that has become familiar over recent months, Attorney General Curtis Hill recently resolved two additional cases in which promotional firms sent allegedly deceptive mailings to Hoosiers indicating recipients were winners of significant prizes. Xcel Media Group Inc. contracted with several Indiana motor vehicle dealers to conduct direct mail advertising for sales events. The company allegedly sent mailings to 254,640 Indiana residents indicating that recipients were winners of significant prizes. Dealer Direct Service LLC and its owner, David Billman, also contracted with Indiana motor vehicle dealers to conduct direct mail advertising for sales events.The company allegedly sent mailings to 190,000 Indiana residents to advertise the various sales events. The mailings indicated that recipients were winners of a significant cash prize. Hill said.
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