Pasco Chamber of Commerce Issues Warning to Members about Vulture Advertising Tactics

<p>Scam Alert</p>

Scam Alert

The Pasco Chamber of Commerce has issued a warning to area businesses about Team Spirit Promotions, located in Illinois, soliciting advertisements for maps and magnets on behalf of the Pasco Chamber of Commerce. The Pasco Chamber of Commerce is in no way affiliated with Team Spirit Promotions, or any other out of the area promotional company claiming to sell advertising for the Pasco Chamber. The Pasco Chamber does not serve as a distributor for any of these advertising publications that promote non-Pasco Chamber businesses.

All solicitations of advertising for the Pasco Chamber of Commerce will be handled internally by a Pasco Chamber professional. The Pasco Chamber of Commerce is encouraging all small businesses to be cautious, research and implement a strategy before wasting their money on such advertising.

Team Spirit Promotions is not accredited with the Better Business Bureau per the BBB website. Their rating is based on 16 factors. Factors that lowered Team Spirit Promotions' rating include: 46 complaints filed against business, failure to respond to 5 complaints filed against business.3 complaints filed against business that were not resolved. One serious complaint filed against business.

See more at: http://www.bbb.org/iowa/business-reviews/advertising-specialties/team-spirit-promotions-in-rock-island-il-32045803