- Report: #248819
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Complaint Review: Frontier Pharmacies - Elite Drugstore US Liberty RX - RX Pharmacy Sales
Frontier Pharmacies - Elite Drugstore US Liberty RX - RX Pharmacy Sales12399 SW 53 ST, #105 Cooper City, Florida U.S.A.
Frontier Pharmacies Elite Drugstore US Liberty RX, RX Pharmacy Sales, Discount RX Club RUN FROM THIS PLACE!! Could be ID Thieves! OVERCHARGES & DOESN'T DELIVER! Charged $250 for a $145 order plus a $20.95 charge for FREE Membership NEVER GOT MEDS! ripoff Cooper City Florida Internet *EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back into your bank account!
*UPDATE Employee: LibertyRx is NOT this company.
*Consumer Comment: This complaint is not about LibertyRx by Liberty Benefits and Team Liberty
*Consumer Comment: Do not confuse this with the Liberty Rx Plan.
*Author of original report: Good Thing I used a Chase Visa!
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If you're thinking about ordering meds from any of these online sites listed above (or onlinepharmacy.net, consider this:
I called that last number (605...) that showed up on my credit card statement ($250 charged on 4/10). Got a recording in a thick English/Australian accent, had to listen to it 3 times to understand the web address he told me to go to: www.live-operator.com. Go there and you'll see it's useless - you need some kind of ticket number that wasn't issued when you placed the order. Called the credit card company & they agreed to reverse the charges.
Then I looked further on my credit card statement & saw a charge of $20.95 I didn't recognize (I use this card all the time for frequent flyer miles). Called the number listed next to that transaction & found out they're a call center for over 500 companies. They were able to determine the $20.95 was a monthly membership fee to - guess who - Frontier Pharmacies! My original order was made on elitedrugstore.com on 3/3/07 and the page I printed stated:
"Your FREE trial membership to discount rx club has been activated. Once we receive approval from the physician. your medication will be shipped. The cost of the medication will only be billed at the time your request has been approved and the medication has been shipped."
I was billed $250 on 4/10 for a $145 order, as of 5/15 no meds received and doctor has not been contacted for approval. So now, I have to cancel my credit card and hope my ID hasn't been stolen.
MORAL OF THE STORY: If you have that feeling that something isn't right, DON'T give them your info. Look for the "about us" section on websites - there isn't one on any of the sites this SCAM COMPANY uses.
EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back!
HERE IS WHAT RIP-OFF REPORT SUGGESTS YOU DO:
Go to your bank within 60 days of the charge, or as soon as you know about the charge, don't delay, and tell them that there has been fraudulent activity within your account. Explain that you wish to file a dispute, and demand that they assist you in accordance with Federal Regulation E.
According to the majority of victims interviewed by Rip-off Report, those who immediately called their banks to dispute the charges did not get very far. Many victims got the following responses from their banks: we could not do anything for you or you waited too long; it has been more than 60 days.
If the bank is says that you have waited too long, explain to them how you called their 800 number as soon as the charges were found, and were told by the bank that nothing could be done. Remind the bank that they failed to assist you properly at the 800 #, and instead, provided you with an inadequate explanation of your right to dispute. Tell the bank that it's their fault time has expired, and since they gave you the wrong info to begin with, they will just have to deal with it, take the loss and reverse the charges.
Tell them the truth; this was unauthorized and your account was NOT to be charged! Keep emphasizing how you never authorized anything! Direct them to the hundreds of victims reports that were filed on Rip-off Report.com. And if you're at the bank, walk them over to their computer and make them go to this site! If you are on the phone with them, tell them you will wait while they access this site! Either way, be persistent!
DO NOT TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER!
Let them know nicely, that you were advised to Report them (the Bank) and this situation to the Banking Commission in your state. Since each state has a different name for the agency/controller over banks, find that name before you call or get to the bank so you can throw it in their face. The more knowledgeable you appear to be, the further you will get.
And just continue to demand the Federal Regulation E form! The bank CAN, MUST and WILL reverse the charge! But, you must be persistent; ask to speak to the supervisor or the area manager for all the branches in the state.
Let the bank personnel know you are meeting with the media later in the day, that you would much rather they do the right thing (as most other banks have) by looking at the complaints and immediately reversing the charge(s) to your account; no matter how long ago it was. Be sure to call the Media if necessary so you are telling the truth.
If you have to, be loud (but nice) in front of other customers. If you are just calling by phone, the above tactics should still work. The bank can easily fax or mail to you the Federal Regulation E dispute form.
CHARGES TO YOUR CREDIT CARD
If the charge was to your credit card (not debit card, check card, or checking account), contact the credit card company as soon as possible to request a dispute form. Consumers usually have a little longer to dispute fraudulent credit card charges (up to 6 months), but it is better to act right away. In this type of situation, credit card disputes are usually successful since fraudulent companies often won't contest the disputed charge. In rare cases, credit card companies will review disputes, but refuse to reverse the charges. If this occurs, complain to a manager and let them know you will be filing a report here.
Remember Don't let them get away with it! Make sure they make the Rip-off Report .. The more Reports filed on a Company or individual, the more likely it is that the authorities, media and attorneys will want to take action.
And good luck Let us know how you do!
ED Magedson Founder, Rip-off Report.com & Author of www.ripoffrevenge.com
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This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 05/15/2007 06:42 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Frontier-Pharmacies-Elite-Drugstore-US-Liberty-RX-RX-Pharmacy-Sales/Cooper-City-Florida-33330/Frontier-Pharmacies-Elite-Drugstore-US-Liberty-RX-RX-Pharmacy-Sales-Discount-RX-Club-RUN-248819. 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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