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Water Purification System

How the scam works:

(with video below)

They call them 'whole house water filtration systems'. If the expression sounds familiar, crooks might soon hit you as well, with a bunch of fake products. Beware of the Water Purification Systems or Home Water Filtration System scam, happening these days. How does it work?

Watch the video below to see in action the Home Water Filtration System scam, exposed:

Home Water Filtration System Scam Video

Let's say you are approached through either flyers or ads by a “green” company (fake), that says they could save you tons of money on water or power, while also improving the quality of the system. They have a good pitch and use current popular words like “eco”, “natural” or “green” so you think it’s worth going ahead and phone them up.

A "representative" comes to your house to install a 'water treatment filter' device that will do all the promised services. In reality, what you get is a normal water filter that's not special at all and you don’t need. You just paid hundreds of dollars for something they have bought in bulk for a few dollars a piece.


How to avoid the Home Water Filtration System scam:

There are several legitimate businesses that have great water purification products, but you have to be careful for the ones that offer services that are too good to be true. Ask if they offer a warranty and if yes, does it look legitimate? Research if they have a help phone line and also check their website. Water purification doesn’t save money and isn’t even necessary in most areas. If you do want to become an eco-friendly house, do your research and only use reputable firms.


How to report the Home Water Filtration System scam:

Make your family and friends aware of this scam by sharing it on social media using the buttons provided. You can also officially report the scammers to the Federal Trade Commission using the link below:

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