• Report: #181599
Complaint Review:

Star Communication - Half Price Tv - Family Fun Pass

  • Submitted: Thu, March 16, 2006
  • Updated: Wed, May 03, 2006

  • Reported By:kearny New Jersey
Star Communication - Half Price Tv - Family Fun Pass
6433 Topanga Canyon Blvd, PO Box 402 Canoga Park, California U.S.A.

Star Communication - Half Price Tv - Family Fun Pass ripoff Canoga Park California *EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back into your bank account!

*Author of original report: hopefully justice will be serverd....

*Author of original report: additional information

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RIPOFF !!!! - promised $500 shoping spree - got worthless paper Star Communication, Family Pass, Half Price TV Since December 2005, did not return my money that was taken from my checking account. Ripoff - California

here is the link and any phone numbers I could find


No Information at this web site regarding any of the

Notice: This domain name expired on 03/09/06 and is pending renewal or deletion


This page is parked free, courtesy of GoDaddy.com

1-800-697-2390 - Star Communication - rings - no answer

Customer rewards network - 1-800-357-7518 ( busy always)
Customer Service - 1-800-697-2390 - rings - no answer

12/06/2005 - took from checking account

Cancelled - 216125 - family fun pass
(12/09/2005) - 1-800-357-9238 (busy signal always)

216124 - Star Comm 1-800-357-9258 ( )
216126 - Half Price TV 119.90 1-800-357-9241 ( BUSY 3/16/2006 - called 20 times )

kearny, New Jersey

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 to 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 Report.com. 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/controller 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 Author of original report

hopefully justice will be serverd....

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

The company I was told was in the hands of the court....
when I get the court information I will add here...hopefully justice will be serverd....

Star Communications LLC
6433 Topanga Canyon Blvd.
PO Box 801
Canoga Park, California 91303
United States

Registered through: GoDaddy.com
Created on: 09-Mar-05
Expires on: 09-Mar-06
Last Updated on: 09-Mar-05

Administrative Contact:
Larosa, Joseph jlarosa@starcommunicationsllc.com
3800 Howard Hughes Pkwy #500
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
United States
(702) 853-0800

Technical Contact:
Larosa, Joseph jlarosa@starcommunicationsllc.com
3800 Howard Hughes Pkwy #500
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
United States
(702) 853-0800

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additional information

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

additional information found....

Whois Server: whois.bulkregister.com
Referral URL: http://www.bulkregister.com
Name Server: MAIL2.NETS.COM.JO
Name Server: NS3.NETS.COM.JO
Status: ACTIVE
Updated Date: 31-jul-2005
Creation Date: 05-aug-1999
Expiration Date: 05-aug-2006

>>> Last update of whois database: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 02:57:40 EST <<<
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