Report: #96811

Complaint Review: Avlimil

  • Submitted: Mon, June 28, 2004
  • Updated: Thu, July 01, 2004
  • Reported By: oceanside California
  • Avlimil
    5649 Creek Road
    Cincinnati, Ohio

Avlimil ripoff Cincinnati Ohio *EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back into your bank account!

*UPDATE Employee: In Addition...The higher your complaint to transactions rating, the more likely they are to stop processing for you

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I was charged two separate times on my bank account, on the same day. It was $2.00, and $2.50 Then on the same day I was charged $65.50 for the 3 months supply. All on 6-2-04

I called my bank, and have put a stop payment on anything that comes through from them. It will be for 6 months, and I am going to keep a close look on them. I called the 1-800-285-4645 phone number, and I did talk to a customer rep., and she said my account will be closed, but I have been reading the internet reports on them.

oceanside, California

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


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 you 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 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!


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/comptroller 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.


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!

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#1 UPDATE Employee

In Addition...The higher your complaint to transactions rating, the more likely they are to stop processing for you

AUTHOR: Jeff - (U.S.A.)

First, the correct address is 1661 Waycross rd, Forest Park, OH 45240. The adddress you listed was the shipping center.

Second. The reason you were charged three times in one day is because they are trying to undo some of the damage that their practices have caused. The credit card companies keep track of the number of transactions are made for a company. The higher your complaint to transactions rating, the more likely they are to stop processing for you. So, this was an attempt to count one customer three times to skew that rating in their favor. You actual package was for a total of 69.50. for a 3 month supply of the product.

Since you did not say that you did not order the product, I assume it was what you wanted and you were just upset about the charges and what they were for.

If you called Customer care and canceled, then you will not see any more charges on your CC. Unless you took them up on any offers. If that was the case, you are STILL on a plan. If you still said no, then you are off and should not worry any longer.

Hope that helps.
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