- Report: #1106105
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Complaint Review: Salvage World
Salvage World4701 SW 45th Street. Davie, Florida USA
Salvage World GSA Auctions, LLC401 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA Fraudulant, Negligent Misrepresentation, Decietful, Misleading Davie Florida
*Author of original report: 60 Day Holding
*Consumer Comment: Do you know why they said "60 days" for a refund?
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Salvage World led me to believe they had a vehicle in their possession and that it was to be auctioned and sold to the highest bidder. They requested a deposit and reflected me as the highest bidder on their website. At the close of the auction I was sent an email, advising me that I was the highest bidder and that I should contact Salvage World immediately.
I made a follow-up call and learned that I had infact been out bid but I could up my bid if I wanted the vehicle. I uped the bid. I recieved another call the next day, advising the vehicle was not going to another auction and that it was selling for more money but I could up my bid if I wanted the vehicle. I caught on to the scam and asked for a refund. I was advised, however, that I would be forfitting large portion of the my deposit, should I request a refund before 60 days.
I was also advised that I could continue to look for vehicle that was in my price range. I thought what the heck, I would see what develops. I did find another vehicle, but low and behold, the same shinanagins occured. This time I chose to request my refund as the 60 day mark had come and gone.
From that day forward, I have been requesting and promised my refund was/is being processed.
This is unfortunate and the reason there needs to be additional laws and regulations imposed on internet companies. Based on the number of complaints I've read, I would imagine the owner of Salvage World or GSA Auctions, LLC has profitted in the millions as a result of this scam. This should be stopped and if anyone knows is willing to open a class action law suit, you can count me in.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/11/2013 09:12 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Salvage-World/Davie-Florida-33314/Salvage-World-GSA-Auctions-LLC401-E-Las-Olas-Blvd-Fort-Lauderdale-Florida-USA-Fraudula-1106105. 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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