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Online Rip-Off

Subscription traps are offers on cheap products that lead to costly subscriptions for those who accept. Before responding to an advertisement make sure you have considered the following tips!

If you have ordered samples or accepted an offer which has led to you being stuck in a subscription - please read this checklist.

Experiencing the favourite singer live, travelling to a musical in London or Hamburg, being at a soccer game with Messi - fulfilling such dreams is often only a mouse click away. There are many ticket shops in the web, but how can you avoid overpricing or fraud?

There is always a lot to be considered when you purchase an animal. Even more so, if you decide to get it from a breeder or animal protection organisation abroad. The ECC has all important information for you.

The risks of shopping online are widely known. However, if I order something from a well established website like Amazon, nothing can happen, right..? Unfortunately, wrong.

When it gets colder outside and you make yourself comfortable at home, the wish for a partner might become especially great. Thanks to the vast number of online portals, you can start the search for love right from your couch. Unfortunately, there are some black sheep among the providers. The ECC has the most important tips for you.

Commission proposes new e-commerce rules to help consumers and companies reap full benefit of Single Market

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