ED Magedson – Founder
westwood international15500 erwin st 4007 Van Nuys, California USA
westwood international westwood international-pioneer communication, beware to these people they will victimized Filipinos who work abroad, they will takk over the phone with respect,friendly,at the end they hay evil heart, Van Nuys, California
in late 2008, I recieved a phone call from one of the representative of this company,Westwood International they said .Hes Filipino,he told me he got my number tru a friend of mine who bought a reloadable calling card,and give my number as a referrence(without my knowledge)and i conveinved to buy calling card.i used it good product.
after 6 monts i received a phone call,i entertained the call because it sound friendly,respectful and plus my fellowmen-Filipino.He entroduced his name Joseph.during the conversation he said hes calling from Mexico and offering travel packages since i am a choosen-lucky person got a package true referral of my friend and since i am a costumer,bought calling card from them.i said woooow! hang on there... i said i am not going to get that.he said no no no.maam this will be all yours we cant do nothing about it coz its under your name.if you dont want it i have an option we could lock your package so that you can open it anytime you wanted. but, he said i will transfer you to my supervisor and welcome you,so he did,he transfer me to the person named Jerome,atleast an hour:he is offering a vacation package of US699.00 for 3 person and must be a landed immigrant or citizenship:2 adults and 2child.for 7 days at Bahamas all inclussive except airfares
Details of Mexico VIP holiday vacation packages
7 days/6 nights hotel and accomodation
2 adults and children
fully transferable and it includes meals
$40 income combined
bring major creditcard..
During the conversation i was able to agree they get my information including my credit card of course.the next day i called my bank to cancel the transaction and i ask the costumer service.i have to pay for cancellation fee of almost 100 ca$.and get my money back.same day i call them to cancel,they wont allow me,they inssist to lock my packages since its a last change opportunity to have it.so i did locked the package and pay another amount od US499 dollar.that day i received email from them.information of the company and details of the package.after a week i got the package by mail.
another year i received another phone call from them asking when i am going for my trip?i said i cant go i am at school.etc. jerome offered to sell or put into market.so i am thinking i think this package is transferrable mind as well sell to someone. so i decide to do it.so since it was locked i require to pay to unlocked.note:everytime you lock or unlocki have to pay with full amount,now i noticed that every time you pay they will give you another travel vacation package. so again i agreed..i paid again. so this time they sent me 2 packages... total of3 packages since the first offer.
weeks, months pass by.i called their number many time a day to talk to same person.and i end up of talking to the head manager.
after a week, i called again i found out those person got fired.i said to my self good for them.
years pass.i have a peaceful years.no one called me asking for mone i said to myself.
june 10 2013,another phone call from sister company of westwood ineternational called saying that my packages was sold and the money was in bank of mexico.this time i speak to Atty Joseph Delos santos- 1408 4771-1800 in order to activate my account i have to pay the taxes worth of 4,000US dollar to activate my account.so i hang up,so he text me true same phone number.i said i dont have money so he lowered to 2k$.and gave me time frame of 2 weeks..Watch this..i did it again i sent money tru western union and sent to Atty MICHAEL ROMAN 63915-744-3861 i said why philippine number he said he travelled over the world.next step he said the bank of mexico will call you to transfer to ur account in canada..most of everyday kept telling me 101% get ur money back.i said i need those money i spent i dont care the rest
after 3 weeks i received a phone call from Fatima Montes: email@example.com 123 923.44377 saying that shes working in the bank of mexico in order to get my money i have to pay moneyfor security code worth of 8 k and lowered to 2,500$ and said this will be the last payment theyre requiring . for my own stupidness,would you imagine i provide those amount i sent again to Michael Roman but i do installment. after complying.they call me once and said wait after 2-3 days you will get ur money.i tried to call and text tem no reply.
august 24 i got phone call from bank of mexico that there is people trying to change my personal information,cell number,address..at the end my account was in warning to block:reason Joseph,fatima,Michael were scam.want to transfer the money to someone name to get funds.They are FRAUD AND SCAMMERS
westwood International were gone in the market but beware those people who you dealing with.
now theyre doing invesgtation;but again money .i dont know these people,this time theyre not filipino theyre English Speaking Brittish acsent.working in the company for over 15 year incouraging me to be tough and help to catch this scammers
i dont know if i do beleive them.
after all these years i been thru, money i lost.depression i had.
so please you,you, and you. dont be like me.dont accept telephone marketing. i learnt my lesson big time.
it hurt heart, my blood ,sweat,and tears was in that money i spent 4,500$X41Peso=P184,500 philippine peso i gave to wrong person.now they were having party out of my money.
my heart were broken and my pocket too.so pls whoever read my story.pls dont trust anyone even filipinos
If someone has connections in the Philippines i am incouraging you, you to help investigate this people:
Aka Atty Micahel Roman- Kawit Cavite 63 915 744 3861
Joseph Delos Santos-1408 4711 800
Fatima Montes- firstname.lastname@example.org 123- 923-44-377 magic jack number
when i call this number ist ringing but they wont pick my call anymore
Cancer @Mississauga Ontario Canada
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