ED Magedson – Founder
ADT Lied to multiple times, scammed in to 3 year contract Baltimore Maryland
I inquired about a security system with ADT on the phone and the salesman did not mention anything about a 3 year contract. He told me the installation fee would be $99 and that it was approximately $47 per month. He set up a time for the installation at the house I was renting from.
The technician came to install the equipment, and then handed me a form which said it would be a minimum three year contract. I was infuriated. I told him that the person on the phone never mentioned this to me, not once. I was currently renting at that house and knew that there was no possibility I would be there for 3 years. So he assured me that the alarm system could be transferred to a new location. He did not tell me that I would have to start a new 3 year contract if I moved the alarm to another location before the current contract ended.
I moved approximately 10 months after the inital installation. I inquired about moving the alarm system to my new house. This is when I was informed that my current contract would be canceled and the fee would be waived, but that I would have to sign another 3 year contract at the new location. Now, I am faced with another 3 year contract and at house that I am renting from or paying aprroximately $850 to cancel my current contract. These people scammed me in to a three year contract and now I am faced with an enormous fee.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 06/14/2013 08:31 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/ADT/internet/ADT-Lied-to-multiple-times-scammed-in-to-3-year-contract-Baltimore-Maryland-1059124. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.
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