- Report: #6573
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Tax Ready4130 South Tameron Suite 11 Las Vegas, Nevada U.S.A.
Tax Ready - Made an illegal charge to my credit card: Fraud, Rip-off, Better Business Bureau Corruption *Consumer Suggestion never use your debit card to order over the Internet
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I heard on the radio a guy talking about all these ways you can save on filiing your taxes, and a offer for the first 75 callers to recieve a free book guiding you in doing so. I then called in in which they explained I was one of the first 75 callers, and that all they needed was my credit card number for the shipping and handeling charges of $4.95. Once recieving my card number which was my visa debit card number they began with preasuring me into buying there Tax services. Not having the $995.00 they were asking for it made it very easy for me to tell them no.
I was then transfered to another high presaure salesperson in which she began verifing my credit card number for the $995.00 in which I stopped her immediatly and explained I had no intention what so ever on purchasing there services that all I wanted was there free book and was paying the $4.95 shipping charges. She began trying to sell me her pitch, and I stopped her and said "No I don't want, or have the money to give you". I fet real uncomfortable.
The following Monday i was doing my checking account online and my balance was in the negative. To my horror they had charged me on my debit card $995.00 which has put my checking account in some kind of mess. I immediatly called my Bank which it was now three days later and filed a fruadulant charge report and was told it will be at least two weeks before I will refunded the charges, and thats only if they charge it back to my card. I alsi immediatly began making calls to tax ready in hopes that they had made a mistake, and have yet to recieve a call back from them.
I have filed a report with the BBB - Better Business Bureau, and am now filling this one. The damage is done to my checking account, and I am now having problems paying my bills due to the charges I'm am recieving for insufficient funds. Could you Guy's please help, and give me any further action I could be taking against this company. I would get a lawyer, but that too takes money that has already been taken. Can I file a police report? My email is email@example.com if anyone reading this has any suggestions. Thank you for your time.
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This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 09/15/2001 12:00 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Tax-Ready/Las-Vegas-Nevada-89103/Tax-Ready-Made-an-illegal-charge-to-my-credit-card-Fraud-Rip-off-Better-Business-Bure-6573. 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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