Bargain Hunter: Affinion International compensation letter could net you £200

Anyone who was mis-sold card-security products by the company has until 18 March to submit their compensation claim

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Have you unknowingly thrown away a letter that could have netted you £200? Around two million people who were mis-sold card-security products by Affinion International (AI), often branded Sentinel, have until next Friday, 18 March, to submit their compensation claim.

But many may have binned their letter in error, thinking it was junk. Martin Lewis of MoneySavingExpert said: "I would be gobsmacked if even half the people had submitted their AI scheme reclaim letters so far, which means the likelihood is that at least a million people are owed money." Get a template to help fill in the response at

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