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Teeth Whitening At Home Scam: How It Works

(with video below) Looking for the best teeth whitening products out there? Read below to educate yourself about the Teeth Whitening At Home scam! Let's look at how the scam works, how to avoid it, and how to report it. Feel free to submit the names of questionable products in the Comments section.

Imagine this: You come across an ad that catches your eye, as someone whose teeth have yellowed from years of smoking: "Read this before you think of cleaning your teeth again". You click the banner, and it takes you to a site filled with testimonials and "before and after" shots. You have been thinking about getting rid of your yellowish tinge, so you sign up. How does the scam work?

Watch the video below to see the Best Teeth Whitening Products scam exposed:

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Don't get us wrong. There are legitimate companies out there that provide an excellent service and have their marketing campaigns set along the same lines. This procedure is why scammers get away being trusted by the victims when creating similar but unorthodox offers.

Similar to the Acai Berry Scam, you'll be offered a "free trial" which isn't really free at all. Way down the page, in size four font, it tells you that if you don't call and cancel, you'll face an $80/a month charge. Roughly 90% of the people who sign up for this deal end up paying at least one month of late charges.


Most likely, the ads that you see in regards to teeth whitening are about "natural products" that are used for a long time, like forgotten wonder products. By consuming these products, you can whiten your teeth in a very short time.

These questionable ads have key headlines like: "Get Your Teeth Whitened", "Don't Pay For Teeth Whitening Until You See This",  "Teeth Whitening At Home", or even "Teeth Whitening Melbourne [insert any city you're from]" - which promise to fix your problem with the help of an ancient or exclusive product.


Clicking on the link will redirect you to a (false) news website. The articles seem to be from reputable sources like USA Today, People, Vanity Fair, Yahoo, Women's Day, Time, BBC, Sun, and your local papers. However, since they are fake they have no journalistic merit - the articles are filled with celebrity testimonials and even end off with a call to action: "Offer for our readers only – Only pay for the shipping!"

The fake website shows up according to the region you live in, as they are geo-tagged by scammers according to your computers' ID address. It doesn't matter if you live in Houston, Toronto or Melbourne, you always see celebrity photos shamelessly used by scammers.


At the bottom of the page, you can also see Facebook comments from people who had used the product and of course, they were satisfied with the teeth whitening method. If you click on any of the fake Facebook profiles, you'll be just refreshing the fake article page and be taken to the top part of it.

But let's say you decide to try out the teeth whitening product. Even if the product doesn't work, you'll only lose $3.79 for the shipping - or so you think. Well, that amount changes when you receive your next credit card statement showing a membership charge of $80!! You call the company and try to dispute it, but they say it's impossible to cancel due to the wording in the fine print. They may also advise you to buy additional products.


When you finally realize you're being taken advantage of and try to report them and denounce the company online, you'll already be too late. The company will only change their name and start again, scamming whoever else wants to make a quick dollar.


Best Teeth Whitening Products Scam: How To Avoid

There are legitimate companies that provide great teeth cleaning products. We are talking about the questionable practices. Do your research first. If it sounds too good to be true, then it is!

Avoid these types of offers. If you feel tempted, try googling the site online and look for an independent review. Feel free to report the names of the scammers below, under the Comments section. Always read the fine print and act accordingly.


Best Teeth Whitening Products Scam:  How To Report

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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