ED Magedson – Founder
The National Republican Trust2100 M St. NW Suite 170-340 Internet United States of America
In October, 2009, I donated $199 to the National Republican Trust. I was immediately inundated with emails from Newsmax, the League of American Voters & Gold Stock Adviser.
In March, 2010, I was offered a free trial to the Gold Stock Adviser. I accepted. Without notice, three months later I was charged $99 on my credit card for the Newsmax "Gold Stock Adviser".
I sent them the following e-mail:
I signed up for the Free gold stock advisor news letter. I have not now, nor have I ever ordered the pay service. Why is there a $99 charge on my credit card? Cease & desist all services. Where did you get my credit card number? I contributed to the National Republican Trust last year. If you got my credit card number from them, then I find this to be a fraudulent use of my private information and I want all of my personal information removed from your databases and to stop sending me any emails from NRT, Newsmax & all affiliates. Please process my refund as soon as possible.
Looks like you clicked on a 3 month free trial back in March and when it wasnt cancelled after the trial it was presumed you wanted to renew. This email confirms that we have cancelled your subscription and a refund of $99 has been remitted back to your credit card. Please allow 3-5 business days for this transaction to go through.
Regards, Karen Sullivan
Financial Services Representative Newsmax Media Inc www.newsmax.com
Karen, I appreciate the refund.
What most concerns me is how you got my credit card number. Can you answer that please?
How can one entity share my credit card number with another entity without my express written permission?
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 07/30/2010 08:17 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/The-National-Republican-Trust/internet/The-National-Republican-Trust-League-of-American-Voters-Donate-to-the-NRT-with-credit-car-627863. 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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