- Report: #320248
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Complaint Review: ZipWeb Scam Complaints Review
ZipWeb Scam Complaints Reviewhttp://business.zipweb.com/ Nationwide United States of America
ZIP Web Aka Http://business.zipweb.com/ Aka Http://www.zipwideweb.com/zww/app Unapproved online advertising campaign, unrequested ZipWeb business category listing, did not need a free 30-day evaluation, $49.95 for what? Phone Indicated Company On Left Coast Nevada
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The "bill" indicates that my "unknown to me registration" for services is in full swing. Interestingly, I don't have anything to do with the former business and do not have need for advertising services or hosting services. I in fact do my own hosting, through my affiliate status with a reseller GoDaddy account. Another reason I don't need their hosting. The letter, "bill" claims to notify me that a 30-day evaluation period is coming to an end, and that I will begin being billed $49.95/mth via the billing resources pages of your local telephone bill as ZWW-ISP. I actually triied to call the number on the billing listed as: 1-800-984-6666, with an immediate pickup with a woman's voice immediately informing you that you are being put on hold. I sat there from 645PM to 7PM with four songs played while on hold, with no followup. I tried a few more times, with the same what appears to be an automatic answer, before I went to Google, looked up their website as no other information is on the 'bill' except for the 800 phone number I alreay mentioned. The website that Google indicated as zipweb.com forwarded to http://www.zipwideweb.com/zww/app where I found a map with a link to register your business, so I clicked on it to see where that took me. This link took me to http://business.zipweb.com/ where I saw similiar services listed and another phone number: 1-888-529-7526 which I was able to call at 710PM EST on 3-22-2008 and leave a message that I did not sign up for this service and did not want to continue it if they have me down for their services. I also explained that their other 800 supposed 24/7 phone service only goes to a music hold and this number does not get answered. Once I post this today, I will get on the phone to my phone company to pre-refuse any billing from this company as I don't need or want their 'services'. So if necessary I will file an adendem to this posting if a further posting is warranted.
Mark Orlando, Florida
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/22/2008 05:16 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/ZipWeb-Scam-Complaints-Review/nationwide/ZIP-Web-Aka-Httpbusinesszipwebcom-Aka-Httpwwwzipwidewebcomzwwapp-Unapproved-o-320248. 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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