Viral: Fake Shampoo, Lotion and Other Products At Large!

Fake shampoos, lotions and other products like fabric conditioners that are sold by vendors have been circulating Facebook and other news media sites these past few days. It was usually sold in open places like SM where most people are not mindful about the scam. Buyers are tempted by the overly cheap prices of these products. Products including Palmolive, Sunsilk, Olay along with other expensive shampoos are sold at a mere Php100.00 each. This kind of trick is one good reason why consumers should be more watchful about the items that they are up to and the products that they are buying. Based upon the comments posted, victims claim that some people acting as sales agent came to their houses and offered cheap products. They asserted that the items they are selling are promotional products sold at cheap price. Moreover, these products were sold from house-to-house, sidewalks and even small sari-sari stores. 123010999VRL0 3 Viral: Fake Shampoo, Lotion and Other Products At Large! At a recent raid in Barangay Sandakot, Payatas around 9:00 a.m with 15 agents acting on tip, a family was caught filling up used shampoo bottles of different brands with a white substance that could pass as shampoo, reported by PASG officer-in-charge Danilo Mangila. Ingredients such as iodized salt, starch, sodium laureth sulfate, and scent are mixed together in a bucket and then later poured into the recycled bottles. To cover up the rip off, real shampoos were taken from sachets to fill up the remaining spaces. Checklist that should be taken into Consideration: It’s wrapped tightly in 6 pieces per pack. You’ll be shy to ask them to open it. It’s very cheap. They are in a hurry, will tell you that it’s the EXCESS of the orders delivered in a nearby GROCERY or STORE. The labels or stickers are not cleanly pasted on the body of the bottles. Check the scents and the content (same in different variants). They will not inform you if they can come back for more orders. Fabric conditioners like Downy, lotions like Olay, and other products with liquid content are included. Consumers must be aware of these scammed vendors that are now at large. Photolink: http://viral4real.com/2015/02/21/viral-beware-fake-shampoo-lotion-and-other-products-sold-at-a-very-cheap-price-to-scam-buyers/

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