WCCC Car Promotion Crashes
September 27, 2012 at 10:34 AM (PT)
A promotion staged by MARLIN BROADCASTING Active Rock WCCC/HARTFORD has not only embittered the contest winner, but has prompted blowback in the form of a local TV investigation. Now the local government's Dept. For Consumer Protections is looking into the matter.
The promotion, which offered the winner $10,000 in auto improvements through three different clients. One of the clients actually did work on the car; but the second auto repair shop it didn't have enough time to finish the job and the third said it never received the car at all. The station did not respond to the NBC-TV station's investigative reporter's questions about the contest.