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Complaint Review: Covington Whos Who

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  • Submitted: Tue, October 02, 2012
  • Updated: Tue, October 02, 2012

  • Reported By: Neli — Longueuil Quebec United States of America
Covington Whos Who
4601 Sheridan St. Hollywood,, Florida United States of America

Covington Whos Who I was coaxed into signing up for 5 years membership. Finally, after giving them my credit card number, when they asked me the card security code, I asked to cancel the whole operation and they siad OK Hollywood, , Florida

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I cannot yet understand how and where they found my cell phone number, when I have never tried to contact them. On August the 30th 2012 I received the first call. After that they call me at home for an interview and I would say, after a long phone conversation and by taking advantage of my meager knowledge of English, they proposed me an Exclusive 5 Year Gold Membership and made me feel privileged to become a member of Covingtonwhoswho.com. And at this point they mention that the membership cost is 589$ for 5 years and if I want, a lifetime membership for only additional 199$ (please notice that so far I was thinking everything was free).

When I go back now, I think I was so exited that I decided we can go with the 5 years membership, but for the additional 199$, I told them I would decide later. And I remember perfectly that when they asked me my credit card number, I felt extremely uncomfortable. But I do not know why, I decided to go ahead and I gave them my credit card number. However, when they asked me my credit card security number, suddenly, it was like a flash, I figured out Im going in the wrong direction and decided to cancel everything.

I told them that I cannot give them my credit card security number and I want in a first place to receive and read the membership agreement and to finalize the transaction later. They said that there is no problem and I will receive the document later the same day or the day after. You can imagine my surprise when I received their e-mail and I saw that everything was already finalized, that the $589 were already charged on my credit card despite the missing security number and that even a final payment of $199.00 for the registry will be charged on my credit card on the 15th of the month following the date of registration.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/02/2012 04:14 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Covington-Whos-Who/Hollywood-Florida-33021/Covington-Whos-Who-I-was-coaxed-into-signing-up-for-5-years-membership-Finally-after-gi-949537. 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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