Have you ever "renewed" or "extended" a magazine subscription and then wondered if you really received this??
Fons and Porter site has a warning of what to watch for:
They have a picture of one of these "bogus" renewal "bills" on that page.
I have received these, and now I wonder how many I sent in for renewal!!! They are from "billing companies" or clearing houses instead of from the actual magazine company, and charge more for the magazine than the real company does. (Of course they keep a large portion of the subscription price, and IF you do get the magazine it costs you more, so it is bad for you and bad for the Magazine Company.)
So from now on I guess I will double check who sends these renewal notices and deal only with the Magazine itself!!!
(This problem exists with ALL magazines, not just quilting magazines.)