- Report: #367203
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Complaint Review: ASHWORTH COLLEGE (FORMALLY PCDI)
ASHWORTH COLLEGE (FORMALLY PCDI)430 TECHNOLOGY PARKWAY NORCROSS, Georgia U.S.A.
ASHWORTH COLLEGE (FORMALLY PCDI) BIGGEST JOKE OF ALL JOKES!! NORCROSS Georgia
I thought that the people there were not helpful, so I searched for similar at home certificate programs and that is when I came across pcdi. I called them and started a payment plan.
The books and the materials that they sent me looked like a scrap book from the dollar store with information copied from an outdated library book. At one point they even sent me a library book that had a cost on it for $13.95. Wow and they charged me $800 for this.
So needless to say after i finished the test that were a joke of all jokes, i decided that this was a scam and i stopped paying. I did some investigating and i found out that this place was not acredited like they had claimed and that the certificate that you receive is merely garbage. Well, I was sent to collections. I had harrassing phone calls for about 6 months from oxford management services. So i went ahead and paid for the 2 coursed that i had signed up for. The private investigation course was $700 and the forensic science was $800.
Oxford management told me that once i had completed paying i would receive a certificate from one and my remaining shipment from the other. After i paid in full, i received nothing. I fought for it for about a month and then i gave up.
I also found out the BBB is a joke too. Companies pay monthly dues to BBB and they defend them from consumer complaints. this was a hard lesson. People, just pay if you care about your credit rating and just take it as a hard, expensive lesson. If it sounds too good to be true it is. If there is ever a class suit, I will be first in line to be into it. This is not a school by any means. Any body can go to the dollar store and by some scrap books and ask 10 questions about a library book.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/26/2008 03:52 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/ASHWORTH-COLLEGE-FORMALLY-PCDI/NORCROSS-Georgia-30092/ASHWORTH-COLLEGE-FORMALLY-PCDI-BIGGEST-JOKE-OF-ALL-JOKES-NORCROSS-Georgia-367203. 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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