Bait and Switch

Cheesy Corporate Lingo CheesyCorporateLingo.com 03 April 2012

 

(1).  The deceptive practice of enticing a new customer with empty promises (read: low fees) only to spring the real deal on them after it’s too late for them to back out.

 

“What is this, some kind of bait and switch?  You’re sign says ‘All You Can Eat’ and, goddamnit, I want more shrimp!”