You Can Be The Proud Owner Of A Formaldehyde-Contaminated FEMA Trailer

You Can Be The Proud Owner Of A Formaldehyde-Contaminated FEMA Trailer

Looking to own a piece of history — or just want someplace to put those pesky in-laws when they show up unexpectedly? The General Services Administration has a deal for you! The government agency is selling off thousands of FEMA trailers leftover from the Hurricane Katrina period at rock-bottom prices. Of course, as with any second-hand product, these come with some caveats. In this case, it’s a warning that “the government may not have tested all of these units for formaldehyde.”

Bundle Of 'Discounts' Triples Your Odds Of Getting Ripped Off

Bundle Of 'Discounts' Triples Your Odds Of Getting Ripped Off

The are plenty of scams promoted in the backwaters of local radio and late-night TV ads. Most tend to focus on one ripoff at a time; after all, why complicate the message by asking listeners to choose how they want to get fleeced. But a tip from a viewer alerted TV reporter John Matarese to what may be a new trend: Bundling three worthless offers to create one colossally bad deal.