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Better Business Bureau Warns of Bogus iPad Offers

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to stay away from online offers to become a "tester" to get a free iPad.

It's a deal too good to be true. And there's always a catch.

Apple's new touch-screen computer, the iPad, hits store shelves Saturday. Steve Bernas of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and Northern Illinois says scammers are trying to take advantage of the excitement over the new product.

Spam e-mails are popping up seeking product testers for the iPad. Some say you have to provide an e-mail address and password. Others say you have to buy items first and provide your credit card number.

The best advice if you get one of the e-mails? Hit "delete."