13 Mar '11, 6am

Beware of fake advertisements from HDB contractors! Look at this example:

Beware of fake advertisements from HDB contractors! Look at this example:

If you're staying in a government built flat and receive the above letter, what would your first reaction be? A) Oh no, I've obviously screwed up and have to pay a fine. B) There is something wrong with my rubbish chute and the Town Council needs to replace them, at a subsidised price of only S$150. C) I obviously need to contact the authoritative person in charge named Tony to handle my garbage disposal issue. On closer inspection however, I noticed that there isn't any official letterhead from either my town council, nor the Housing Development Board (HDB). There isn't any company logos or symbols on this letter, which was slipped under my door. If there's one thing I truly detest, it is deceitful advertising that sets itself out to cheat, to mislead, and to deceive. This isn't the first time we've received "official" looking "notices" imploring us to change our grill, u...

Full article: http://coolinsights.blogspot.com/2011/03/deceptive-advert...

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