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Complaint Review: Readers Choice - Traveler Innovations - Auto Innovations - Distinct Advantage
Readers Choice - Traveler Innovations - Auto Innovations - Distinct AdvantageLargo, Florida U.S.A.
Readers Choice - Traveler Innovations - Auto Innovations - Distinct Advantage tried to rip me off 4 companies same voicemail Largo, Florida
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Next I had to answer a bunch of questions, then receive a call back from someone to record my responses to further billing questions. This should have been a hint because they called me back from a blocked number twice, then left a message. I was at work so I couldnt answer the phone.
Someting like this had happened before, but I had closed my account so nothing ever came of it, I just thought I didnt receive the information. This made me call the 800 numbers I was given. One said that all circuits were busy. The next one led me to a machine that kept repeating "please hold and a representative will be back with you" After about 2 minutes I hung up.
I called the next 2 numbers I had and received the same message with the same voice. I then immediately called my bank, and had them cancel my debit card. They informed me that I alreay had a debit for the 1.95 shipping fee I was told about. Fortunately i came to this site and saw details describing the call i had received before I waited to receive anything in the mail.
About an hour later, I received another call saying that I had made a purchase from one of their partner companies and was being rewarded. This was Distinct Advantage. I immediately came back to this website and entered that name while the woman was still on the phone, and I hung up on her.
The first indication that it was a scam was that she told me the purchase had been made 7 months ago on my debit card. She couldnt tell me the name of the company (because they apparently have thousands of partner companies) or what I had purchased. Well I have only had my account for 2 months so I knew she was lying!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/19/2006 12:16 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Readers-Choice-Traveler-Innovations-Auto-Innovations-Distinct-Advantage/Largo-Florida/Readers-Choice-Traveler-Innovations-Auto-Innovations-Distinct-Advantage-tried-to-rip-201905. 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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