BBB: Beware of Memorial Day sale ads

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Memorial Day is big time for stores to run sales, but a warning tonight to be on the lookout for bad ads.

The Better Business Bureau says some retailers may be hyping up deals or using ads that are misleading about the real discount.

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They have a few tips to make sure the deal is for real.

Be sure to read the fine print – especially on electronics, be skeptical of “limited time offers”, and make sure those discounts aren’t on a marked up price, so you wind up paying the normal price in the end.

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