Bait-and-switch in a research study?

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Question: I responded to an advertisement by Hagen/Sinclair Research for marketing professionals for a 75-minute consumer research study in Chicago. According to the ad, Hagen/Sinclair would pay a $250 stipend to each marketing professional who participated in the study. I responded to their ad and was confirmed for the study, which took place at Schlesinger Associates, a local research facility.
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