Scam Watch

Via Green Car Congress, news of a scam aimed at those who want to reduce their fuel consumption.

The MPT SmogBuster Fuel Disc is a quarter-sized piece of plastic that is to be taped or glued to the bottom of your car’s gas tank. The promoter, OceanCity Network of Thousand Oaks, Ca, says it significantly increases gas mileage and improves air quality.

They don’t say how it works, beyond claiming it sends β€œholographic frequencies into the gas tank and changes the molecular structure of the gasoline.” The devices retail for $299 each but are discounted for people who persuade others to sell them. Upper-level members have to buy a minimum of 10 SmogBusters for about $1,400.

If it sounds too good to be true…

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