- Report: #24797
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Complaint Review: FamousPoets.com
FamousPoets.comBox 21 Talent, Oregon U.S.A.
FamousPoets.com False Advertising deceptive company dirty ripoff dogs Talent Oregon
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A few weeks later I received a letter from the company, stating that I was invited to a convention for Poets and would receive a plaque for entering my poem.The convention cost over $500 to attend.I then telephoned the company to ask when I would receive my poem evaluation, as the letter did not mention this.
After speaking with a representative, I spoke with Mark Schramm.He told me that their company does not do poem evaluations.I told him about the ad which had his company's name on it, and he replied that the people who run advertisements for the company must have made a mistake.
I told him that I had a confirmation email from his company, and he further stated that his company does not send confirmations.He then became hostile and said that I should help "fix the problem instead of complaining".I have the email confirmation still and have seen the misleading ad several times.
This company did not follow up on what they advertised (the evaluation), instead they attempted to have me pay $500 for their convention.
East Syracuse, New York
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/17/2002 12:47 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/FamousPoetscom/Talent-Oregon-97540/FamousPoetscom-False-Advertising-deceptive-company-dirty-ripoff-dogs-Talent-Oregon-24797. 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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