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Complaint Review: Karl Jacobsen - Coastal Vacations CD - A Second Wind Travel
Karl Jacobsen - Coastal Vacations CD - A Second Wind Travel11654 Plaza America DR. Ste 764 Herndon, Reston, Fairfax., Virginia U.S.A.
Karl Jacobsen - Coastal Vacations CDKarl Jacobsen Coastal Vacations CD/A Second Wind Travel The CD is a scam ripoff & not allowed by Coastal He knowingly commits: Mail Fraud, Theift, Theift by deception, grand Larceny Ripoff Herndon, Reston, Fairfax Virginia
*Consumer Comment: I'm Sick of This Trash Talk I'd like to jump in and post my thoughts
*Consumer Comment: Well, well, well....... no response in your own defense?
*Consumer Comment: This is SO ignorant..... It is clear that you, Jacobsen are not in the business of treating people with respect & honesty-due to your own words & those of investors beneath you
*Author of original report: Karl Jacobsen Coastal Vacations CD Scam
*Consumer Comment: Karl Jacobsen claimed 10% of his seminar income would go to the Tsunami relief victims fund but he refuses to tell anyone where the seminar was held.
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Needless to say, Karl had already suckered me in by a sales ad that suggested he will make me $24,000 by Christmas.... this is the line I fell for. Considering, I could have used $24,000 by Christmas.
So far it has cost me Five thousands to join. ($3300 was for Karl's commission & $1200 was for his so called web sites & advertising. The advertising he charged me for I never received.) (Mind you, I joined Karl 12-04-04. Today is 1/17/05) I have received NOTHING from Coastal at all. No package & No ID #. As a matter of fact... Coastal has no clue I even exist. (You can not do the business without an ID #)
However I did receive Karls magic marker written CD that he told me to make 100 copies of. He also was kind enough to charge me $550 for 4 web sites that contain old & out dated information. Along with the websites came dead end links, disconnected phone numbers & it tells each of my visitors that I will also send to them a copy of Karls DVD.
So now Im going to the 9pm & 10 PM training meetings to get answers about my 4 websites, But no one knows what Im talking about because I am not even on the same page as the rest of the other Coastal Directors. So I am told to get back with my Director. My Director Karl has lots of phone numbers & e-mail addresses but I cant seem to reach him after several attemps. Nor do I have a clue as to whom any of my other team members are that Karls is always referring too. Finally after days & days & many attemps to reach Karl, I blocked my phone number & he answered the call.
I told Karl That I had been speaking to lots of other Top Directors in Coastal & I was informed that Karls Directors RELEASES were not valid. Karl was selling to me a program that he knew he had no right or authority to sell me. So I simply asked for my money back....
Karl flat out refused & said that I have been talking to negitive people & "I should stop sounding like Im ready to jump off a plank & drop into the sharks". and that he was not in the refunding business.
Well this is what I get for $4500?????? I thought to myself. So I went to my attorney. This now has so far cost me an additional $500.
I have a CD from Karl that is useless. Director releases that are worthless. No training calls or team members to work with. I have given to Karl my last $4500. Explained to Karl that I just had my truck repossessed, & had NO Christmas for myself or my children this year in hopes of starting this business.
Because of loosing my truck I had also lost my job.... so starting Coastal was Paramount to my survival.
Karl took my money & left. Karl is not in good standings with the Coastal opportunity, However he continues to market & reproduce his own deceptive short cut version of the Coastal opportunity.
Any one else thinking of joining the Coastal Vacations Opportunity should beware that KARL JACOBSENS COASTAL VACATION CD is a SCAM.
Now if I should want to rejoin the Coastal opportunity with an other Director.... It will cost me $3995 again plus 2 roll up sales plus advertising again or a buy in price of as much as the next individual Director chooses to charge me.
Beware of Karl Jacobsen & his CD! Karl got me and at least 9 other people that I am aware of in the month of December.
Bottom line.... Dont let Karl get you too.
Middletown, New Jersey
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/17/2005 04:27 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Karl-Jacobsen-Coastal-Vacations-CD-A-Second-Wind-Travel/Herndon-Reston-Fairfax-Virginia-2017020190/Karl-Jacobsen-Coastal-Vacations-CDKarl-Jacobsen-Coastal-Vacations-CDA-Second-Wind-Trave-127749. 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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