- Report: #171310
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Complaint Review: CBT Direct - SkillSoft
CBT Direct - SkillSoft25400 US HWY 19 N. Suite 285 Clearwater, Florida U.S.A.
CBT Direct - SkillSoft Dishonest Ripoff Insulting Liars - 60 Minutes CBS should be contacted. Clearwater Florida
*Consumer Comment: "ONE BIG LIE POEM"....
*Consumer Comment: "HUB SONG"....
*Consumer Comment: Save your money! Save your credit!
*Consumer Comment: Just Say No and Hang Up!
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: What CBT Direct absolutly does not want you to know!!!!
*UPDATE EX-employee responds: CBT Direct Smart Certify SkillSoft Rip-off. Unfortunate, but in most cases this is absolutely true. CBT Direct is a boiler room sales operation
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Run from them FAST! It was very clever and deceiving that the first phone call from the sales person began by them giving me the impression they had my powerful resume in front of them. You realize however, after they've gotten your attention, that they're not interviewing you for a job, but setting the stage to ultimately trap you into spending, in my case, $4,500.
Having my resume was the first lie. They definitely were not hiring! Most respectable companies will treat the consumer with respect particularly if the service is reputable. I have not used their product and I simply don't want it. I regret that I didn't RUN! The following is a statement from a letter sent to them requesting that they credit my account with CareCredit:
Please establish decent relations with the consumer by not coercing them and ultimately trapping them into purchasing a product that they have not used and do not want or need.
What they're doing cannot be an acceptable business practice -it resorts to stealing not helping people to get training. Beware!
If they're so successful, why should it be necessary for them to force the consumer into paying for a computer course they don't want. No respectable school or training program would ever do something that nasty. One cannot discontinue using their product if they've never began. $4,500 for what?!!
I'm in the process of contacting CBS / 60 Minutes with the request that they investigate this company for fraud and the techniques they employ to take people's money. It is my hope that The Bad Business Bureau will assist in the investigation as well.
Brooklyn, New York
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 01/11/2006 07:10 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/CBT-Direct-SkillSoft/Clearwater-Florida-33763/CBT-Direct-SkillSoft-Dishonest-Ripoff-Insulting-Liars-60-Minutes-CBS-should-be-contact-171310. 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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