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Complaint Review: ENTERPRISE WHO'S WHO

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  • Submitted: Tue, October 06, 2009
  • Updated: Tue, October 06, 2009

  • Reported By: Robbie — Chicago USA
ENTERPRISE WHO'S WHO
4320 Winfield Road Suite 200 Warrenville, Illinois United States of America

ENTERPRISE WHO'S WHO Received letter in the mail: "[Name] Join us at this special dinner Event." Bait-and-switch tactics. Warrenville, Illinois

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I received a letter in the mail which appeared to be a scam. I researched the address and found this to a be a bait-and-switch operation.  For further findings please look at the other "Enterprise Who's Who.com" on ripoffreport.com.  The reason for my post is to get this 'Letter' online because this appears to be a new tactic from a company who has been scamming people for years.

My thoughts on how this particular scam works:  You call the number, give your RSVP code to a person or computer and your information shows up.  That information would include your Name and Address and anything else they may have.  They ask you to verify this is the correct address and when you "confirm," they claim you just confirmed for one of their services or products.
You go to the dinner and listen to a speaker, or there is no dinner at all.  I recieved the letter only a day or two before the dinners so that you have less time to consider and call immediately.  You then get an invoice in the mail for sum amount of money.

This is similar to how this company has worked in the past but this is a new technique, with sending a letter and having a dinner.  I am not sure exactly how this will operate with the dinners and guest speaker.  I hope nobody out there has already been duped.  If so, enlighten us on how this particular operation works.

The letter reads:

You are cordially invited to attend a FREE DINNER PRESENTATION. This event is by invitation only.  We've enclosed four (4) complimentary admission tickets for you and your guests.  We expect over 100 couples to attend, so please RSVP by calling (800) 884-4528 and giving the RSVP code below to guarantee your space.

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Featured Speaker: Jon A. Scaman
Channel Wealth is excited to have Jon A. Scaman - a well-known authority on innovative retirement funding strategies - speak with us for this exclusive event.  Discussing leverage as a wealth-building tool in today's turbulent economy, Mr. Scaman will outline stable and selective options in clear, non-technical language, leaving our guests with a profound new insight into the myriad of options available to them today!

DINNER
Wednesday September 23, 2009 6:30 PM
Morton's The Steakhouse
1751 Freedom Drive Naperville, IL 60563

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DINNER
Thursday September 24, 2009 6:30 PM
The Capital Grille
87 Yorktown Center, Lombard, IL 60148

Your RSVP Code # 2#####

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This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/06/2009 09:21 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/ENTERPRISE-WHOS-WHO/Warrenville-Illinois-60555/ENTERPRISE-WHOS-WHO-Received-letter-in-the-mail-Name-Join-us-at-this-special-dinner-E-505068. 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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