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Ziinga : Not Recommended and here's why

Scenario: You buy a product at a Best Buy and the clerk tells you "give us your email and you may win xxxx, we're giving away one a month" - sounds good so you give away your email or phone or whatever.

Months go by and eventually you get an email or text message saying "you've won our prize for this month...click here" and it actually refers to Best Buy.

Then you get redirected to Ziinga which offers "7 day free registration".

Ziinga's offer is very deceptive - here's why.

To use Ziinga, you have to buy "bid credits" - which sounds like a great day - $1 a bid but for $50, they'll give you 40 free. Awesome, right? No. When you purchase the credits, you are also signing into their terms of service which says (but only on the receipt AFTER you purchase).

"Please be informed that the 7 days free Platinum membership included with this offer gives you exclusive Bid-for-Free auctions, an additional 10% on all bid package purcha…