On Dec. 13, 2004 my husband and i were contacted about recieving a master card with a $5,000 limit with only a 1 time fee of $279.00. And after sounding legit my husband agreed to let them take the $279.00 out of our savings account in return for the card. We were told that we would be able to use it anywhere just like a credit card and that we would receive a package containing the application that needed to be filled out so they could have out signatures for verification purposes. we were also told that we would have this so called package by christmas which was great that way we could have some extra money for the kids for christmas.
Well Christmas came and it went and still no package. But we called and we were told by a "representative" that it would be there as soon as the money was taken out of the account. Since we told them that they couldn't take it out till the 31st since that was when my husband was paid which that was fine with us. Well then sure enough just like clock work the money was withdrawn on the 1st of january. So we called and told them like they said to and they said it should be there in 5-10 days well that time frame came and went and still no "package" we finally recieved the package maybe weeks later.
In this package was just a bunch of advertisments for different things along with this $1,000 shopping spree Gift Certificate for an internet based company well with this Gift certificate you also had to pay for all your shipping and handling it couldn't be added to your bill and those prices were outragous in themselves. But one thing this package did not contain was the application that was suspose to be in there. it was being mailed by the bank in 10 days. Well it still to this day has not arrived in my mail box.
And everytime we call this "company" they say it should there by friday and if its not to call them on monday. That kind of phone call went one for several phone calls. And everytime we would ask to speak to the manager they are "unavalable" so this guy named Chistopher would say. We would ask for his last name he wouldn't give it we would ask for the managers name he wouldnt give it.
Well today was the last straw because when I called to find out were this application was he said it was mailed and it was for a debit card not a master card. I told him that we were told a master card and that is when he started getting real rude with me. And when I once again asked for a manager he said he was unavailable and hung up on me. So I called back about 20 times and he just kept hanging up on me and the last time I called I told him that he would be contacted by the better business bureau and his exact words were "ok moron" and he hung up.
And after he hung up on myself I then got online and started searching for this company and that's when I found you all and others that have been hurt by them. And then my husband called to see if I had called them and I explained what had happened to him and he told me that he would be calling them from a different number and that he would call me back.
Sso he was then contacted again by my husband from a different number and when my husband was getting the address Christopher was like aint this some S*!T and my husband told him that he was calling from the police department here in Lynchburg Va as he was because he is in the academy there and that their phone call was being recorded. That's when christopher got frantic and was like this is being recorded and then hung up on my husband.
All I want from this is my money back and others not to get scamed by this so called company. They need to be put out of buisness soon before others get scammed.
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