The Ohio Attorney General is suing GiftAssistant.com for using unfair and deceptive methods to take at least $42,000 from at least 250 people. At least one of those people the company bilked was a Consumerist reader, as we reported previously.
After we talked about a bogus gift card site and mistakenly implied that the fellas listed as authors in the source code were involved with defrauding consumers, one of the came forward to clear up the facts.
If it walks and talks like a duck, you probably need to lay off the acid. Likewise, Rikomatic’s experience with TheGiftAssistant.com quacks just like a fly-by-night scam.