Snuggie responds to costly rebate check concerns


Earlier this month we warned you about the danger associated with cashing a check that appeared, to many consumers, to be a rebate check for their recent Snuggie purchase.

Cashing the check enrolled the payee in Great Fun, a "20-year-old entertainment discount program offered by a third-party, Affinion," which provides discounts on shopping, dining and travel for a $150 annual fee.

Despite the discounts that Great Fun offers and the explanatory note on the back of these incentive checks, many consumers were frustrated by the promotion and the high cost of membership.