Think you won free airline tickets? BBB says think again

DUPONT -- If you think you've qualified for two free roundtrip airline tickets, the Better Business Bureau says "think again."

The BBB is investigating an unnamed company that reportedly mailed hand-addressed letters to thousands of Washingtonians with invitations to an open house at an Anchorage hotel, a press release stated. A BBB undercover investigator attended the open house and after sitting though the sales presentation, the agent was offered a "Platinum Membership" in a lifetime vacation club for $8,995. The agent could not receive the free airline ticket voucher without deciding to join the vacation club.

The BBB has identified the following red flags about this and other fake ticket scams: