- Report: #906946
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Complaint Review: Auto Marketing Systems
Auto Marketing SystemsRoanoke, Virginia United States of America
Auto Marketing Systems AMS Vehicle Sales Don't bite. Save your money Roanoke, Virginia
The pitch is that they are a 12 year old reputable company with proven success in matching interested buyers to your vehicle. She told me they had 39 buyers on record looking for a bike like mine. For only $149 (non-refundable) they will proactively contact interested buyers and handle inquiries on my behalf through their network. I just have to provide them with the information on the vehicle for sale then upload some photos after I am registered with them. I should have twigged that a Roanoke VA based company was unlikely to have Canadian buyers interested in my motorcycle that I wasn't already reaching through listings in autotrader.ca and kijiji.ca U.S. buyers are unlikely willing to go through the hassle of importing the bike from Canada. But I really wanted to sell my bike so.....
Like an idiot I bit and paid my $149. Should have done some due diligence first. There are quite a few negative comments by consumers about this company on the Net - including here on RipOff Report. Since I paid I received one email from them stating that there was an offer on the bike through one of their "partner sites" . It was for $500 more than I was asking! When I called them to see what I should do about the offer the Rep said that they had a Scam alert on this offer so not to respond. Since then I have had zero inquiries or offers. It's been over 3 weeks.
I would have been better off to spend $149 on a nice dinner with my wife and just put a For Sale sign on my bike and park it on my front lawn. My advice. If "Matt" calls - don't bite! Save your money.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/05/2012 03:12 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Auto-Marketing-Systems/Roanoke-Virginia-24008/Auto-Marketing-Systems-AMS-Vehicle-Sales-Dont-bite-Save-your-money-Roanoke-Virginia-906946. 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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