- Report: #250712
Report - Rebuttal - Arbitrate
Complaint Review: SMC - Specialty Merchandise Corporation
SMC - Specialty Merchandise Corporation996 Flower Glen St Nationwide U.S.A.
SMC Aka Specialty Merchandise Corporation SMC - Specialty Merchandise Corporation Scam Simi Valley California
*Consumer Suggestion: SMC works........but not for everyone!
*Author of original report: More Information Than The Company Provided
*Consumer Suggestion: I am a new member of SMC
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SMC called me on the phone and I signed up and they promised me my own website for $479.40 a year.
In their literature they state you can have your own website. However, if you want your own website, they charge $479.40. If that isn't bad enough, when you talk to your "personal Business Coach" you are told you have to sell five $20 gift cards in order to get your own website. I thought that was what the $479.40 per year was for. It ends up costing you $39.95 per month for a year. What do you end up getting for your $479.40 - a catalog. Pretty expensive catalog, don't you think.
I have now been turned over to OSI Collection Services, PO Box 983, Brookfield IL 53008-0983. The first statement said I owed SMC $359.55. I wrote a note and told them this was a very expensive catalog. I offered to send the catalog back. Now SMC is willing to settle for $287.64. Guess I'll send in a copy of the application I was sent and write them a letter about the website I was suppose to get.
I have paid SMC $119.85. That is more than the one year trial offer cost.
Beersheba Sprgs, Tennessee
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 05/27/2007 01:26 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/SMC-Specialty-Merchandise-Corporation/nationwide/SMC-Aka-Specialty-Merchandise-Corporation-SMC-Specialty-Merchandise-Corporation-Scam-Sim-250712. 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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