- Report: #785190
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Complaint Review: United Sales
United SalesP.O. Box 62153 Houston, Texas United States of America
United Sales Shawn, Timothy Salgado, United Sales MAGAZINE SCAM Houston, Texas
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He went on to explain that the way he was raising money was to sell magazine subscriptions, which we could either receive ourselves OR donate them to troops abroad. I chose to buy 2 subscriptions for $146.00 to send to a nonprofit organization out of North Carolina called Soldiers Angels*. [continued below]....
Later in the evening after I had thought about how crazy this man's story was, and questioned whether I had made a good choice. Of course, you can see where this is going - I called my bank and the check had been cashed immediately after this man left my house.
On the carbon copied receipt I have, it says I have the right to cancel within 3 business days and must mail my cancellation notice to:
United Sales, P.O. Box 62153, Houston, TX 77205
I have contacted the BBB and evidently United Sales has an "F" rating:
Please DO NOT give these people money, evidently magazine scams like this are happening all over the country - http://instantnewskaty.com/2010/10/19/16783
*Please keep in mind that Soilder's Angels is a legitimate 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, but they are not involved in magazine sales and they are aware that people are using their name to scam people: visit their website for more information: http://soldiersangels.org/index.php?mact=News%2Ccntnt01%2Cdetail%2C0&cntnt01articleid=395&cntnt01returnid=15
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/05/2011 03:12 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/United-Sales/Houston-Texas-77205/United-Sales-Shawn-Timothy-Salgado-United-Sales-MAGAZINE-SCAM-Houston-Texas-785190. 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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