CATEGORY: Online Scams

Country Companies Country Mutual They will try to Screw You Bloomington, Illinois -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

DO NOT USE COUNTRY COMPANIES FOR ANY REASON! I was hit by one of Country Mutual policy holders on Christmas eve. I was backing out of a parking space and hit in the side of my truck doing thousands of dollars of damage to my truck. After numerous calls and none ever being returned. (It took over three weeks just to talk to my claims rep, Ivis Howard). After two weeks and not hearing from your company I called and was told, by the operator, that they were waiting on the police report. After contacting the police department I was told that NO...

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GOS Global Outsourcing Services GOS doesn't pay contractors ! Ronkonkoma, New York -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

GOS (Globel Outsourcing Services) get there technicians from OnForce and and send them out on projects to Avis and Budget car rental company's to do there dirty work. I was hired to run network cable and install internet access points and the esternal antennas. I had to buy all the material (cable, box, hardware, etc.) to install the AP equipment for Avis. After working in the rain for 8.5 hours and then working 3 hours the following day, I put my time and material in for the project. KJ McCarthy, the guy that hired me, told me to add an extra...

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WaxVac Original cost was 10.00 plus shippment and handling. I was Charged 55.00, called them and they said we will give ME a discount 10.00 off. Wh -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I called on the commercial to order the wax Vac, its for the ear to remove wax. Sounded like a great idea. Until I seen my bank statement, the tv add said buy one and get one free. Also, it said the same thing online. Plus pay shipping in handling. It had said that the cost was 10.00 and one was for free. I was not charged the right price, I was charged 53.00 and some change. When I called the company to dispute the charged the lady at customer service said oh yeah you were charged 53.00 I dont know why that happened. But what I could do for...

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Southern Comfort Pools NC David Ledger Scammed by Another Scam Artist in Pool Industry Troutman, North Carolina -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

Hired 'Southern Comfort Pools' / Dave Ledger to subcontract fiberglass & vinyl lined pools for me back in the early part of 2012. Had received a few good references on him from other pool dealers/co.'s. I Gave him a shot and he did three (3) jobs with me: the 1st he never fully completed, the 2nd he installed a fiberglass pool out of level by more than 1.5", and on the 3rd and last job he flipped our company owned excavator, bursting two (2) holes in the pool floor in the process, left the job site, and I've not heard from him since -- save...

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TRX-Software Tax Exact Retitled software so people got the BAD software. Murfreesboro, Tennessee -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I started using TRX software 3 years ago. The company resells a product called 1040Works (made by Red Gear Tech), which they rebrand. Year 1, 1040Works gets rebranded as TRXWorks, and it works fine. Year 2, 1040Works gets rebranded as TRXWorks PRO, and I order the TRXWorks product but they ship their own software called Tax Exact Pro. The Tax Exact is a piece of junk. I was never able to file with the product AND had to pay 200 to get the product I thought I was ordering in the first place. Year 3, I order the TRX Pro software and I receive...

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Mikey V PCP Michael valentin Rip Off film maker in Vegas Internet -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

Mikey V is a complete and total rip off. He claims to be a film maker in Las Vegas. He has tried to hire me on two different occasions only then telling me there is no pay. And then begging, yes begging me to do nude scenes in his movie. Oh but first he needs to see me naked to make sure I "Look ok enough to be in his movie". be careful of this guy. He is still out there, bothering women. He is 29 years old I think and his "girlfriend" just turned 18. yes, scary. Just be careful. This dude is a hack and a predator.

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Dog Ear Publish, L.L.C Allen Harris, Miles Nelson, Ray Robinson Dog Ear or Just Simply Hyena? Internet -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

To claim what is a "Dream" and "Flashy" attention grabber like honey is the easiest way to attract all those First Time writers. Once the "Payment" was received and that "Author Publisher" contract is signed, the reality will be an eye opener to see that "Dream" was actually a "Nightmare" and all that "Flashy" claims were nothing but shallow soap bubbles! To make it even better, some of us use our "56" years of experience to deceive even more!I like you to ask yourselves before looking how cheap they are or how you will get 100% Royalty to...

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Samsung Telecommunication- Plano Texas Samsung taking over 3 weeks for a part to fix my Galaxy SII?? Internet -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I purchased a Galaxy SII at full price because I just launched my e-com business and my old phone was not suitable. I purchased the phone through Sprint my carrier. Less than a year later the phone was malfunctioning and based on the issues I was experiencing there were many forums that people were describing the exact same issues word for word which was the USB. I have been with Sprint for many years and know that if I send to them to repair that most likely I am only going to receive a refurbished phone or worse a totally different phone if...

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First Choice Design InValid MS Office Pro 2010 Internet -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

The software was Miss-represented on the website as a Retail Box with Free Shipping. The Part Number listed a Disk with Key Code. I never received any physical materials. I was only offerd a Digital Download with an email containing a Key Code. I contacted Microsoft about this sotware. They told me this was not a Retail sale product, but was for Developers with a MS Account. That this software would not be Valid for install on a replacement/upgrade PC. I have received not responce from First Choice regarding these issure and Demand for a Refund. PayPal has yet to respond to my Calim for a Refund... These Guys Are Frauds...!

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Sony/PlayStation Network Told me transaction did not go through,but gave me no proof. Foster City, California -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I'm a bit angry at the PlayStation Network.The thing is they are saying the games I bought using my uncles credit card did not go through.So they banned me from using their site with my log in ID.I never received anything to prove that this transaction did not process.I explained the issue with their support.I told them that my father had passed away a few months ago. During this time my uncle had given me his credit card to buy a plane ticket to fly to my fathers funeral in Vermont from New Mexico.On my return my uncle told me to use the card...

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Payday Loan America Spoke to Jimmy Walker and Sam Brown Loan Approval Scam New York City, New York -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

On January 30, 2013; my husband was contacted and told that he had been approved for up to $20,000. He only wanted $5,000 at first and was told that he would have to pay 1 month security deposit of $285 because of his credit score and that it would then be direct deposited within 1 hour. After we talked, I asked what the price would be if we took a $10,000 loan to consolidate our credit card debt into one payment. He called them back and was told it would be ok and he would be paying $390 over a 36-month period. We agreed and my husband wa...

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NASCAR members club Charged me for a membership after ordering something from NASCAR.com, I never clicked on anything for a discount on my purchase, -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I ordered a hat from NASCAR.com then about 2 months later I have a charge of 84.00 deducted from my bank account, I call NASCAR members Club and ask what the charge was for, they tell me I clicked on something on the official NASCAR site to receive a discount on my purchase for a trial membership with them. I did not click on anything to receive a discount. I tell them I want my money back ASAP and to cancel any further payments since I noticed reoccurring on my bank statement. I spoke to a Max who told me I would receive my credit in 3 to 5...

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Todd Turoci Law Offices of Todd Turoci Took my Money but never performed the work on my case Riverside, California -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

Not sure which one of these Attorneys is the actual problem but they both seem to be in on the scam and they both blame each other, in fact my research has shown that they actually have filed suit against each other in Riverside Bankruptcy court for Fraud. Attorney Phillip Evans took clients money and never performed the work, then Attorney Todd Turoci supposedly purchased the clients from Phillip Evans and was supposed to complete the bankruptcy cases, they each sent letters to myself and other clients advising us of just that. Then Todd...

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Phillip Evans Law Offices of Phillip Evans Took my Money but never performed the work on my case Palm Springs, California -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

Not sure which one of these Attorneys is the actual problem but they both seem to be in on the scam and they both blame each other, in fact my research has shown that they actually have filed suit against each other in Riverside Bankruptcy court for Fraud. Attorney Phillip Evans took clients money and never performed the work, then Attorney Todd Turoci supposedly purchased the clients from Phillip Evans and was supposed to complete the bankruptcy cases, they each sent letters to myself and other clients advising us of just that. Then Todd...

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Survey Source Services Fake Check Fraud London, Other -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I received a check in the mail from Servey Sources Services and was instructed to contact a S. Brown he insisted I cash the check and call him back...lol.. I am no fool though the check looks good it is drawn from a Bank named Silicon Valley Bank, with the account holder being a long term corp. of QLogic. The envelope that it came in was stated personal & confidential, it had the Home Depot logo in uppper left corner, also in the envelope with the check were instruction and on reverse of instructions was a survey report for western union...

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Inside Real Estate Omni Alliance-inside Real Estate Promises were never close to being fulfilled. Never answerd phone. Once I stopped payment of cred -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

Fly by night company, Lots of promises with no results. Originally billed $100 more than agreed to. Promised Search placement with no success. Promised exclusivity, then they saturated the market. Many excuses, then I was blamed for the lack of results. We agreed to a contract buy out to avoid collection on contract. Was promised continued websites results, but have not had any action from company after 2 weeks.

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TeamViewer They use the keyworks Norton: Beware: Will try to Invade your Computer Tampa, Florida -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I looked up Norton online in order to re-install, and I have to admit, I was not careful with the number. I called the first one that popped up, expecting it to be Norton (the link imitated Norton well) and when the person on the other end answered I told them my I needed to reinstall my Norton. He immediately tells me to go to Run and type in the address to their site. Initially I had a hard time understanding him, and then I realized he was telling me he was going to take over my computer. I said no thanks, I just needed the necessary code...

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International Settlement Services/Headquarters Services Marc Stevens They sent me a check for over $2,000 saying that I would receive $80,000, but fir -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

I received a letter stating that i was the beneficiary of an unclaimed settlement for $80,000. They said that North American Law stipulates that the receiver is to pay fees but not out of our own pockets. It also said: Be advised that the enclosed check is valid only by calling their offices first by January31, 2013. If I attempt to cash the check before calling the office the check will be voided. I was to call Marc Stevens at 1-514-585-7359 by January 31,st 2013. I tried several times but it never let me leave a message.

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Continental Credit I am sending complaint letters regarding Continental Credit's agreement to me that if I paid Continental Credit an $89 enrollment -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

The following is a Letter of Dispute addressed to Continental Credit: I am sending complaint letters regarding Continental Credit's agreement to me that if I, your client, namely: Madelaine Pearson, who paid Continental Credit an $89 enrollment fee and $59 every month, the time period to improve my FICA score would be 8 to 10 months. This was to be done by your agent Toby (assigned to my account). This agreement proved to be false as there were a total of 12 deletions as of October 2012, which were to have raised my FICA score which proved...

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kgb deals offered voucher from Next Stage Promotions which cannot be located/contacted, Internet -

January 30, 2013, Anonymous

On 7/24/2012, kgb deals advertised a voucher from Next Stage Promotions. The voucher cost $99 and claimed to be useful for up to $850 worth of airfare and a 2-night stay for two people in Las Vegas or Orlando courtesy of Next Stage Promotions. I purchased a voucher for myself; and two additional vouchers as gifts for my two daughters and each of their husbands. I have been trying everything I know to contact Next Stage Promotions, but have been totally unsuccessful. In addition, I have been totally unsuccessful in attempting to report thi...

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