- Report: #681541
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Complaint Review: THE CAMERA SHOPPE
THE CAMERA SHOPPE533, Decatur Street, New Orleans, Louisiana United States of America
THE CAMERA SHOPPE CHEATED BY THE CAMERA SHOPPE New Orleans, Louisiana
The Camera Shoppe, 533 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LOUISIANA 70130
bought a Blackberry Curve 8900 phone from the shop while visiting New Orleans as a tourist in July 2010. I was then a Visiting Scholar at Louisiana State University. The price was very steep at USD490.50 because according to the vendor it was an unlocked phone. So I am paying for an unlocked phone that could be used worldwide.
I recently realised (as I had kept the phone until I come home to Malaysia) I was cheated by the vendor as the phone is locked by Movistar, a Spanish mobile provider. Thus, I could not use the blackberry features and could not subscribe to Blackberry Messenger. I understood from my provider here in Malaysia that the pin has been suspended by MOVISTAR the provider of the phone I bought. Thus it has raised doubt if the phone sold to me was new or used. I hope by filing a rip-off report other innocent tourists will not be cheated by the above unscrupulous vendor.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/12/2011 02:43 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/THE-CAMERA-SHOPPE/New-Orleans-Louisiana-70130/THE-CAMERA-SHOPPE-CHEATED-BY-THE-CAMERA-SHOPPE-New-Orleans-Louisiana-681541. 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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