- Report: #54637
Report - Rebuttal - Arbitrate
Complaint Review: POETRY.COM - AKA THE INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF POETRY
POETRY.COM - AKA THE INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF POETRY1 POETRY PLAZA OWINGS MILLS, Maryland U.S.A.
POETRY.COM AKA THE INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF POETRY RIP OFF AND FRAUDULANT COMPANY POETRY.COM OWINGS MILLS Maryland
*Consumer Comment: Real poets have had their work given priceless exposure by the ILP
*Consumer Comment: I have recieved a certificate to frame called the "Editor's Choice Award".
*Consumer Comment: To All Those Who Feel They Were Ripped Off-nonsence
*Consumer Suggestion: Unsubstantiated claims HELP bad businesses ..Call them, they'll invite you, I promise they want your money, scam or not.
*Consumer Comment: Why can't I find the book in bookstores.
IT CLAIMED TO HAVE ONE MONTHLY PRIZE OF 1000.00 AND A ANNUAL PRIZE OF 10,000.00
THEY ALSO HAD ANOTHER CONTEST CALLED POETRY IN MOTION WHERE THEY SUPPOSEDLY AWARDED 100.00 PER DAY.
IT'S A BIG FAT HOAX.
I KNEW WHE I RECIEVED A LETTER THAT SAID THE WANTED TO PUBLISH MY POEM IT WAS TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE.
FIRST OF ALL THE ADDRESS THEY PROVIDED WAS 1 POETRY PLAZA, I KNEW THAT HAD TO BE FAKE.
WHAT ARE THE CHANCES THAT A BUSINESS SUCHA S THIS HAD A WHOLE STREET NAMED AFTER THEM.
THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE LETTER THEY OFFER YOU TO BUY A COPY OF THE BOOK THEY ARE GOING TO PUBLISH YOUR POEM IN IN ADVANCE.
THEY PRICED IT AT 49.95 AND CHARGED AN ADDITIONAL 25.00 IF YOU WANTED TO INCLUDE AN ARTIST PROFILE. HOW CAN YOU PURCHASE A BOOK THAT HAS NOT YET BEEN PRINBTED YET? THEY ASK FOR US DOLLARS OR CREDIT CARD NUMBERS.
THNAK GOD I DIDN'T DO ANY OF THIS. THEY ALSO OFFER TELL YOU THAT YOU ARE GOING TO RECIEVE AN INVITATION TO THE 2003 SUMMER CONVENTION AND SYMPOSIUM TO BE HELD IN WASHINGTON D.C AUGUST 15-17.
ALL THIS COMPANY IS IS A BIG FAT HOAX AND HOW DARE THEY MESS WITH PEOPLE'S EMOTIONS LIKE THAT. THEY NEED TO BE SHUT DOWN A.S.AP!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/26/2003 10:03 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/POETRYCOM-AKA-THE-INTERNATIONAL-LIBRARY-OF-POETRY/OWINGS-MILLS-Maryland-21117/POETRYCOM-AKA-THE-INTERNATIONAL-LIBRARY-OF-POETRY-RIP-OFF-AND-FRAUDULANT-COMPANY-POETRYC-54637. 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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