• Report: #6035
Complaint Review:

Prime Peripherals

  • Submitted: Sun, August 05, 2001
  • Updated: Sun, August 05, 2001

  • Reported By:Shawnee OK
Prime Peripherals
P.O. Box 821 New Rochelle, New York U.S.A.

Prime Peripherals Rebate=stealing from customers

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My complaint is much the same as everyone else who has posted a rip-off report against Prime Peripherals and their scam of a rebate offer. I purchased a 100-pack of CD-R with the agreement that I would receive a $20.00 rebate. I mailed the required items by registered mail 2 days after my purchase. I received the Postage domestic return receipt signed by Keith Rudolph saying my rebate was received by Prime Peripherals March 26, 2001. I also received the following email:
<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<----- Original Message ----->>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
From: TCA Rebates
To: vaw9**ch@cha*****.com
Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2001 7:32 PM

Thank you for participating in our $20.00 rebate promotion.

Your rebate request has been APPROVED

You will be receiving your rebate in approximately 8 weeks

Thank you for participating in our rebate offer !


To check the status of your rebate - click here ! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

It's been over 4 months and I still haven't received my promised rebate.

After several phone calls and being lead on a wild goose chase, I was told my check would be mailed within 4-6 weeks. Then, as instructed by the person who finally took my phone call, I wrote emails that went unanswered. I finally received an email yesterday from Rebateline@aol.com telling me to take the issue up with Staples.

Add my name to the Prime Peripherals victim list. I thought victimizing consumers was illegal. Since there is obviously no consumer redress concerning this type of behavior, I will never make another purchase trusting the promise of a rebate. In other words, I won't be letting the same dog bite me twice.

This is a very good example as to why we have too much government controls in our lives; companies like Prime Peripheral taking advantage of people and government being forced to protect consumers through legislative action.

Val Wilson

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/05/2001 12:00 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/prime-peripherals/new-rochelle-new-york-10802-0821/prime-peripherals-rebatestealing-from-customers-6035. 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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