• Report: #93338

Complaint Review: Ecampus

  • Submitted: Wed, June 02, 2004
  • Updated: Sun, February 15, 2009

  • Reported By:Westminster California
Ecampus
www.ecampus.com Internet U.S.A.

Ecampus.com rip-off! Bait & switch! DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME OR MONEY! Internet

*Consumer Comment: i agree... never use this company

What's this?
What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

Found multiple copies of a book offered on their website at a lower price than Amazon. Amazon.com showed only a few books left but since ecampus.com had them for a lower price and with a reasonable shipping time. I ordered the book from ecampus.

On the ecampus website they make it look like they ship the books out in one week. After three weeks I wrote them asking for an update. They said the book was being re-released and the new copies would be coming in a couple weeks. Three weeks later they sent me a cancellation saying they can not supply the book.

In the meantime, the book went out of print. I could have bought the book from Amazon for around $10 and it was supposedly available on ecampus for about $8.50. Now the book can only be found for $45.00 on up through the new and used buying from resellers option on Amazon.

Thanks to ecampus I will probably need to pay more than 4 times the original price because of their false advertising.

The book is still offered on their site today. The site says a new release is coming out. I checked with the publisher today and they say they are not going to release any new editions. Ecampus.com must be using the book as bait when people do a search for it on the internet because in my case I bought another book in the meantime while I was waiting (and never receiving) for the original book I ordered.

Try this. Do a search on www.bookfinder.com for Trammell Crow Master Builder (paperback). You'll find a link to ecampus offering the book, new and at a discount. Or go to ecampus.com and do a search for the book.

Slick false advertising I would say.

Dale
Westminster, California
U.S.A.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 06/02/2004 10:27 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Ecampus/internet/Ecampuscom-rip-off-Bait-switch-DONT-WASTE-YOUR-TIME-OR-MONEY-Internet-93338. 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.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report.

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on Ecampus

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?
REBUTTALS & REPLIES:
0Author 1Consumer 0Employee/Owner
Updates & Rebuttals

#1 Consumer Comment

i agree... never use this company

AUTHOR: Dbcox03 - (U.S.A.)

never use this company for any college books... half the semester will be gone before they tell you that they can't ship the book because it's out of stock.
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?
X