Sweepstakes Mailings and Promotions

Representatives of sweepstakes companies defended potentially deceptive practices used in sweepstakes contests which advertise and sell… read more

Representatives of sweepstakes companies defended potentially deceptive practices used in sweepstakes contests which advertise and sell magazines. Committee members questioned whether mass mailings properly depicted the nature of the contest. At issue was the extent to which ambiguous wording, using different types of print, and implying that an order increased the chances of winning was deceptive and fraudulent. close

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Program ID:
121705-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 9, 1999
Last Aired:
Apr 7, 1999

Airing Details

  • Mar 09, 1999 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 09, 1999 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 1999 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 09, 1999 | 9:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 10, 1999 | 3:44am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 10, 1999 | 6:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 10, 1999 | 9:42am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 06, 1999 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 07, 1999 | 12:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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