How scam streaming sites will try to lure you into fake subscriptions

Consumer protection experts say countless people have been lured into signing up for fake subscriptions on scam streaming platforms that look almost as legitimate as Netflix. — Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa

It looks just like other major streaming platforms, even if the web address and logo look a little different from Netflix or Disney+. It says you're able to stream all the latest shows and films here, and even offers a free five-day trial. What could go wrong?

You sign up, only to find no videos load and you have a hefty bill in your email inbox. You've been scammed.

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