- Report: #218719
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Complaint Review: Capital Grants Association
Capital Grants Associationcapitalgrantsassociation.com Nationwide U.S.A.
Capital Grants Association attempted to withdraw $299 even after I cancelled my order ripoff internet
*Author of original report: even more twists
*Author of original report: customer service rep calls
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I came across a website claiming to confirm if I qualified for any grants. The next day I recieved a phone call from a Mike Forbes from Capital Grants Association. He explained that their company would file the paperwork for any grants that I qualify for. He said that if I paid a $299 fee I could use their services for three years.
This Mike Forbes claimed that the company guaranteed I would recieve a grant for at least $5,000 or I would get my $299 back minus a $29.95 fee for the shipping and handling cost to ship my 40 some page application.
Since I was unaware of scams like this and since a legitimate mortgage broker made me aware of grants initially, I gave my financial info. After doing some research I became very suspicious and called this representative back to cancel. I got in touch with him immediately and he assured me that my cancellation was in order.
A couple of weeks later I reviewed my bank statement and sure enough there was a insufficient funds fee due to the company trying to withdraw the funds anyway. I contacted the numbers I had initially as well as the number on the transaction and havent heard anything yet. Now I am worried that they will continue to make attempts to withdraw the money having read the other report on this site.
in, New York
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 11/01/2006 11:12 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Capital-Grants-Association/nationwide/Capital-Grants-Association-attempted-to-withdraw-299-even-after-I-cancelled-my-order-ripo-218719. 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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