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Complaint Review: XTREME BURN - LeanRX - Dream Smile

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  • Submitted: Thu, January 18, 2007
  • Updated: Thu, January 18, 2007

  • Reported By:Smithfield North Carolina
XTREME BURN - LeanRX - Dream Smile
leanrx.net Internet U.S.A.

XTREME BURN - LeanRX - Dream Smile Ripoff How can they sleep at night knowing they are literally taking food from children?? Henderson Nevada : *EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back into your bank account!

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I just don't get it. You read this stuff all the time and think "it will never happen to me" But it has. It started out with a bogus charge from Dream Smile in November for $14.95. I honestly thought maybe someone at a Dentist office had typed in someone's card number wrong so I called my bank. My account was credited the amount but now I have two more charges or should I say three. The first was for $74.95 and a pending charge for 69.95 from LeanRX.net. I called my bank and they put a hold on the pending charge and filled out a report on the amount that was already taken out of my account. The bank cancelled my card and before I could get my new one there was another charge. Since they were not able to take the $69.95 from my account under LeanRX.net, due to the hold, they changed the name to XTREME BURN and took money from my account. This not only hurts and makes me mad because someone has stolen from me but because they have literally stolen from my sons because this is their money too. This company has taken more than the original 3 charges because they have caused problems with outstanding checks to my insurance company and other monthly bills. I am a single Mom and have very little money and barely make ends meet as it is...how can I put food on the table when someone steals money from our account? Do these people not have a heart?

I would love to know why they are doing this and what makes them think that it is ok to do what they are doing. I have never had anything like this happen before and am not sure of the steps to take. Do I call the police? Do I just trust that the bank will take care of it? How can these people be stopped?

Wendy
Smithfield, North Carolina
U.S.A.

EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back!

HERE IS WHAT RIP-OFF REPORT SUGGESTS YOU DO:

Go to your bank within 60 days of the charge, or as soon as you know about the charge, don't delay, and tell them that there has been fraudulent activity within your account. Explain that you wish to file a dispute, and demand that they assist you in accordance with Federal Regulation E.

According to the majority of victims interviewed by Rip-off Report, those who immediately called their banks to dispute the charges did not get very far. Many victims got the following responses from their banks: we could not do anything for you or you waited too long; it has been more than 60 days.

If the bank is says that you have waited too long, explain to them how you called their 800 number as soon as the charges were found, and were told by the bank that nothing could be done. Remind the bank that they failed to assist you properly at the 800 #, and instead, provided you with an inadequate explanation of your right to dispute. Tell the bank that it's their fault time has expired, and since they gave you the wrong info to begin with, they will just have to deal with it, take the loss and reverse the charges.

Tell them the truth; this was unauthorized and your account was NOT to be charged! Keep emphasizing how you never authorized anything! Direct them to the hundreds of victims reports that were filed on Rip-off Report.com. And if you're at the bank, walk them over to their computer and make them go to this site! If you are on the phone with them, tell them you will wait while they access this site! Either way, be persistent!

DO NOT TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER!

Let them know nicely, that you were advised to Report them (the Bank) and this situation to the Banking Commission in your state. Since each state has a different name for the agency/controller over banks, find that name before you call or get to the bank so you can throw it in their face. The more knowledgeable you appear to be, the further you will get.

And just continue to demand the Federal Regulation E form! The bank CAN, MUST and WILL reverse the charge! But, you must be persistent; ask to speak to the supervisor or the area manager for all the branches in the state.

Let the bank personnel know you are meeting with the media later in the day, that you would much rather they do the right thing (as most other banks have) by looking at the complaints and immediately reversing the charge(s) to your account; no matter how long ago it was. Be sure to call the Media if necessary so you are telling the truth.

If you have to, be loud (but nice) in front of other customers. If you are just calling by phone, the above tactics should still work. The bank can easily fax or mail to you the Federal Regulation E dispute form.

CHARGES TO YOUR CREDIT CARD

If the charge was to your credit card (not debit card, check card, or checking account), contact the credit card company as soon as possible to request a dispute form. Consumers usually have a little longer to dispute fraudulent credit card charges (up to 6 months), but it is better to act right away. In this type of situation, credit card disputes are usually successful since fraudulent companies often won't contest the disputed charge. In rare cases, credit card companies will review disputes, but refuse to reverse the charges. If this occurs, complain to a manager and let them know you will be filing a report here.

Remember Don't let them get away with it! Make sure they make the Rip-off Report .. The more Reports filed on a Company or individual, the more likely it is that the authorities, media and attorneys will want to take action.

And good luck Let us know how you do!

ED Magedson Founder, Rip-off Report.com & Author of www.ripoffrevenge.com
EDitor@RipoffReport.com
badbusinessbureau.com
www.ripoffreport.com

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This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/18/2007 08:56 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/XTREME-BURN-LeanRX-Dream-Smile/internet/XTREME-BURN-LeanRX-Dream-Smile-Ripoff-How-can-they-sleep-at-night-knowing-they-are-lit-231360. 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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