• Report: #434637

Complaint Review: Shopping Essentials Plus

Thank You

Read how Ripoff Report saves consumers millions.

  • Submitted: Mon, March 16, 2009
  • Updated: Mon, March 16, 2009

  • Reported By:Midlothian Virginia
Shopping Essentials Plus
Shopping-Essentials.com/ Internet U.S.A.

Shopping Essentials Plus Unauthorized credit card payments of $19.95/mo. to Shopping Essentials Plus since May, '08. I have recovered last 4 payments. Internet

What's this?
What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

I saw a $19.95 charge on a credit card statement from a store in CT which I could not identify. I just assumed it was something that I had legitimately purchased from a store in CT since I sometimes travel to MA. Then I noticed the charge appearing even when I hadn't traveled through CT.

In Feb., 2009, I called Shopping Essential's number (888-999-0564) to inquire what their business was and what product or service I was supposedly purchasing. The lady said "Direct TV." I explained that I could not have purchased such a service as I had gotten rid of my TV in my home in the fall of 2007. She gave me the number to their identify fraud person who told me that I needed to contact my credit card company to get the payments stopped.

Note: No one associated with Shopping Essentials seemed concerned in the least that their company might be providing a product or service unauthorizedly, that previous payments might be revoked, or that a third party was receiving benefits unauthorizedly at my expense. My objective in calling them was to get the unauthorized payments stopped once and for all. No one associated with Shopping Essentials took any action to stop the service or product being provided. I take it that this is their usual business practice.

I called Teamster Privilege MasterCard and learned that the credit card withdrawals had started in May, 2008. They could revoke the last 4 payments but no further back than that. I was happy with that and assumed that the problem was solved. Not so fast. In this month's statement, I saw where a $19.95 payment had been made to Shopping Essentials on 2/13. So I'm calling MasterCard to get that payment revoked. I guess this is going to be a monthly exercise until I can close that MasterCard account.

Paul
Midlothian, Virginia
U.S.A.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/16/2009 09:00 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Shopping-Essentials-Plus/internet/Shopping-Essentials-Plus-Unauthorized-credit-card-payments-of-1995mo-to-Shopping-Essen-434637. 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.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report.

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on Shopping Essentials Plus

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?

Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.



Ripoff Report Legal Directory