Ripoff Report Needs Your Help!
Report: #203932

Complaint Review: Active Periodicals - Deerfield Beach Florida

  • Submitted:
  • Updated:
  • Reported By: altamont New York
  • Author Confirmed What's this?
  • Why?
  • Active Periodicals 450 W 12th Ave Deerfield Beach, Florida U.S.A.

Active Periodicals ripoff, predatory marketing, harassing phone calls, lying Deerfield Beach Florida

Show customers why they should trust your business over your competitors...

Is this
Report about YOU
listed on other sites?
Those sites steal
Ripoff Report's
We can get those
removed for you!
Find out more here.
How to fix
Ripoff Report
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

I purchased several subscriptions more than a year ago and completed the payments. Since then, the company has not stopped calling me even though each time I am very explicit that I do not want any more magazines. I have asked to be taken off their call list. I have even hung up on them and their phone system has redialed me within seconds. I cannot get rid of them. They call me at work and at home.

When they call, they claim they are calling to made sure I am not being contacted by other companies that may have illegally gotten my name from their mailing list. The first time this happened, they transferred me to another line where the person on the other end asked a lot of questions. Before I knew how I had done it, I was told I had signed up for more subscriptions.

When I explained that I had not intended to, I was told that my credit card was on file and the recorded conversation was a binding contract. I threatened to cancel my credit card and was told that they would begin collection procedings and contact the credit reporting agencies that I was renigging on my bill.

I somehow managed to get connected to the company's business office and spoke with a woman who agreed to cancel the subscription that I had allegedly purchased. My credit card has not been billed but the marketers will not stop the harassing phone calls.

This is an extremely aggressive, even predatory company that uses coercion and trickery - down right lying - to sell products. This company should not be allowed to do business anywhere. I am not a stupid person and have been tricked into purchases that I did not want by this company's marketers.

altamont, New York

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/01/2006 09:09 AM and is a permanent record located here: 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. Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report. READ: Foreign websites steal our content

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?
Featured Reports

Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.

What do hackers,
questionable attorneys and
fake court orders have in common?
...Dishonest Reputation Management Investigates Reputation Repair
Free speech rights compromised

Segment Now