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Misleading Advertising

Flirting with the line between truthful and dishonest advertising, many companies are pushing the limit. Take, for example, H&R Block's "do over" TV ad. In it, they mention that they "double check" last year's return, and that when they find something, the average is $1500. First off, I'd venture to guess that they're not double checking, but re-checking. Second, they give no indication as to how often they do find something. Third, I wonder whether they are taking the discovery of debts owed into that equation...

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