- Report: #277827
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Complaint Review: The Company Store - Buyer's Edge
The Company Store - Buyer's Edgethecompanystore.com Internet U.S.A.
The Company Store - Buyer's Edge credit card scam for "free gas card" if I join Buyer's Edge Internet
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Then, two months later, I reviewed my credit card and saw a charge from the Company Store, for $99.00. The entry, just like my real purchase from a few months ago, started with the letters HDI* . I had not bought anything, so I tried to find out more. I looked online and found this RIPOFF site which had tons of entries about different scams that started with the Company Store. That was when I remembered about that hard sell offer.
So I called the Company Store and asked them to remove the charge, and they said it wasn't their charge, it was from Buyer's Edge and I would have to call them. So I told the Company Store about all the negative publicity on this site. I said that if they had contracted with this company to charge people for the "deal", then they were getting a bad reputation and that the amount of negative publicity was astounding. The sales rep might want to take this information to management and let them know about this site.
So I read more on the Rip-off site and decided to immediately call my credit card company, who started a dispute form, and cancelled my credit card. That's a bummer because of all the other automatic payments on that card! They'll issue another card, but still, what a pain. The credit card company also said they would reverse the charge in the next 1-2 business days. We'll see.
Thanks to this site for getting me the right info right away.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/08/2007 07:50 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/The-Company-Store-Buyers-Edge/internet/The-Company-Store-Buyers-Edge-credit-card-scam-for-free-gas-card-if-I-join-Buyers-Ed-277827. 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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