- Report: #155404
Report - Rebuttal - Arbitrate
Complaint Review: National Magazine Exchange - N.M.E.
National Magazine Exchange - N.M.E.16120 U.S. 19 North Clearwater, Florida U.S.A.
National Magazine Exchange - N.M.E. Scam Ripoff mailer scam through Family Circle Clearwater Florida
*Consumer Comment: Better Business Bureau Rating Says It All
*UPDATE Employee: Really, you just seem disgruntled
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: IMO - NONSENSE ms. dagirl4u420 Tell the whole truth.
*Consumer Comment: Seems fine to me
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: They were fined $550,000 by the Federal Govt. Maxine IMO is an idiot. Thousands think they were scammed.
*Consumer Comment: 3/15/2011
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Do You Really Want to Work For This Company?
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Four rebuttals - OUCH!!!!!
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Badgering vs SEMI badgering
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: P.S. - unwilling to be a victim of company abuse and harassment
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Newest pitiful defense - Bringing down corruption has become not only my avocation, but now my profession.
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Another EX employee speaks out
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: explain this!! 400% employee turnover EVERY YEAR?
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Only the paranoid find it a rip-off
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: Claire - Maybe you know
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: not such a good deal
*Consumer Comment: I love my mags!!
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: To Frances
*Consumer Comment: Dont see any malace in this company
Then the representative, Lance, told me if I signed up for 3 magazines (Elle, Better Homes & Gardens and Metro Home) then he would give me a free diamond watch (mens or womens) and $40 to go towards gasoline. I decided to hear him out and he passed me to his "supervisor" for more info and the supervisor went on to offer me a SECOND diamond watch and a free organizer and two more magazine subscriptions for free if I agreed to pay $1.29/week for the three first magazines.
All the alarms went off in my head that this was a scam so I checked out this website and saw the other complaints against this company. I hung up on the "supervisor" Patrick and hurried to write this report now. I just hope that they don't start sending me bills or magazines like it sounds like they've done to others. I am worried they may have recorded my voice saying "yes" to something and cut and paste it. I hope California Law will protect me because I am for sure not paying these scammers a penny! I don't care what happens to my credit.
So thanks for everyone sending out the warning reports!!! You may have helped save me from a scam. :) Thanks and God bless!!!
Cant Tell, California
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/29/2005 05:10 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/National-Magazine-Exchange-NME/Clearwater-Florida-33764/National-Magazine-Exchange-NME-Scam-Ripoff-mailer-scam-through-Family-Circle-Clearwat-155404. 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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