- Report: #711216
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Complaint Review: EMS Pasay , Manila Central Post Office , USPS Philippines
EMS Pasay , Manila Central Post Office , USPS PhilippinesPasay City Internet United States of America
EMS Pasay , Manila Central Post Office , USPS Philippines EMS Pasay EMS Pasay scam , Pasay Post Office scam , Manila Central Post office scam , USPS Philippines scam , Philippine Post Office Custom fee duties and taxes scam Pasay Internet
*Consumer Comment: What does USPS have to do with this?
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I dunno if the computatuon importation fees for my order was legit or if there was some sort of corruption involved, but one lesson i learned from this : DONT order via EMS when you live in the Philippines, whos shipment gets dropped to Philpost, customs and eventually corruption. If you did, you are not alone just check ebay discussions, apparently this has been the case for Thousands who ordered stuff online. Most of them got spared, though. from the discussions, theres only 10% chance of getting snaked by customs. Depends if the customs office already met their quota.
Btw. I am ordering a GTX280 this week and it would cost me approx USD $450.00, i hope the customs official wont go greedy-mode on me again.
Spend for courier (UPS) rather than get robbed by customs
Ask if they (stupid people at customs) have a breakdown of cost (equivalent to Taripa in Jeepneys) so you can validate their total claim and what exactly have you been taxed on. Im pretty sure 80% of what theyre asking you to pay is an Im-hungry-I-need-Mcdonalds-from-this-kid-with-collectibles tax
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/28/2011 04:23 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/EMS-Pasay-Manila-Central-Post-Office-USPS-Philippines/internet/EMS-Pasay-Manila-Central-Post-Office-USPS-Philippines-EMS-Pasay-EMS-Pasay-scam-Pasa-711216. 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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