- Report: #111887
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Complaint Review: Community Savings
Community SavingsPO BOX 2636 Champlain, New York U.S.A.
Community Savings Tried to SCAM me Champlain New York
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Well since rent was coming up I didn't have the money until Oct 8th and I told her so. The woman was kinda pushy, but I let it slide since she is in sales. She told me very firmly that once the money was deducted from my account my information package would be sent out and my credit card would be sent out via 3rd party. *ding ding* the bells rang, but once again I ignored them. I really wanted that couch. ;(
I felt kinda off about the whole situation and as per usual I didn't listen to my instincts and just went along with everything. On Monday the 4th I decided to try looking them up again and still hadn't found anything so I googled Community Savings with their phone number in it and lo and behold the only hit I got was for ripoff report. :| I felt like such an idiot so I decided to read through everything. Sounds like they use several different names for this company.
Since the money wasn't to be deducted from my account until the 8th I went down to my bank and closed my account and opened a new one immediately. I figured I have my student loan coming to me this week and I am NOT going to have them steal all my money. I then proceeded to call Community Savings to tell them that I wanted to cancel my order. Half the time I get a recording with some annoying person telling me that customer service was busy and to hold on meanwhile sting is playing in the background. Now I love Sting and all that, but after listening to it for 5 whole minutes of the same song it can get pretty tiring.
After finally getting through to someone I was told Administration would get back to me within 48 hours. No such luck as it turns out. So I called back and got nasty. :) I asked for a supervisor and I talked to someone named Mike Miller. He absolutely REFUSED to give me a street address or phone number with an area code. He said they didn't have one. I called him a liar. OH and they don't have a website. I asked him what kind of company didn't have a street address a regular telephone number or a website and he just kept repeating that they didn't have that information and if I wanted to contact them I would have to do it through their PO Box.
Whatever. My account was closed so they couldn't take my money. That'll learn me not to do that kind of thing EVAR again!
I just feel bad for all the other people who got screwed out of their money. And I'm currently looking into reporting them to the correct agencies.
Oak Creek, Wisconsin
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/07/2004 09:10 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Community-Savings/Champlain-New-York-12919/Community-Savings-Tried-to-SCAM-me-Champlain-New-York-111887. 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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