I picked this up from the Sutherland site:
The old genealogy scam is back. www.genseekers.com
Behind the password protection are links to the free
genealogy on-line. There is no content of their own.
In order to get the "5-day free trial" you have to
surrender a credit card or bank account number. You
have to cancel within 5 days or you get dinged. Guess
what? The cancellation e-mail bounces. Does this
One person who recently fell for the come-on had
his/her account dinged not once, but twice.
It is time to remind folks on your state and county
mailing lists about these scoundrels. It has been a
couple of years since we have mentioned this.
Permission is granted to pass this on.