- Report: #75053
Report - Rebuttal - Arbitrate
Complaint Review: The Price Is Right
The Price Is RightTV Game Show Los Angeles, California U.S.A.
The Price Is Right ripoff false advertising for free tickets, demand for more and more money, use innocent consumer's money to fund their game show prize chest WARNING! do not fall into this trap!! Los Angeles California
*Consumer Comment: Is this Report for real?
*Consumer Suggestion: You're kidding?
*Consumer Comment: TPIR Ripoff? You're kidding, right?
*Consumer Comment: Paul, just relax... For over 40 years he has entertained ?
*Author of original report: Scammed again!
*Consumer Comment: Game show tickets are always free
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Two days later I received a phone call from a man who identified himself as Bob Barker. He told me that I could have the free tickets to sit in the studio audience, however, I would have to pay a $99 processing fee, and also pay $587 for an airline ticket through his company.
Apparently the ticket to The Price is Right is only FREE when you pay a hefty processing fee AND an airline ticket is purchased as well. This was never stated in the ad that I saw and responded to. I have to wonder if this is some kind of a scam, and if this guy I talked to, Mr. Barker, is as legitimate as he claimed to be. Buyer Beware, if this IS some kind of scam indeed. Don't fall for it! And whatever you do, DON'T send any money!
Raleigh, North Carolina
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/15/2003 06:35 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/The-Price-Is-Right/Los-Angeles-California/The-Price-Is-Right-ripoff-false-advertising-for-free-tickets-demand-for-more-and-more-mon-75053. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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