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Thousands of residents have received scam letters in the mail claiming to offer two round trip flight vouchers valued at $1,100 to anyone who attends the company's presentation.

The envelopes are hand addressed from a company that claims to be American.

According to the Better Business Bureau, which investigated the letter's claims, a number of red flags prompted them to issue an alert to consumers.

The free vouchers end up costing consumers a number of hidden fees, including registration and processing fees, as well as taxes and surcharges.

Additionally, anyone who attended the company's presentation were offered Platinum Membership to a lifetime vacation club for $8,995 plus recurring costs. Attendees had to join the club in order to receive their flight vouchers.

The BBB advises anyone to avoid getting involved with companies that don't operate tranparently.

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