Report: #468857

Complaint Review: Heartland, Inc.

  • Submitted: Sun, July 12, 2009
  • Updated: Sun, July 12, 2009
  • Reported By: Winchester Virginia
  • Heartland, Inc.
    P. O. Box 3586
    Des Moines, Iowa

Heartland, Inc. did not order, but billed anyway Des Moines Iowa

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Last year my husband was contacted by Heartland, Inc. He was engaged in casual conversation, asked about his magazine preferences, etc. My husband consistently said he did not want to order anything. A couple of days later we received an invoice thanking him for his order of $1,500.00 worth of magazines that they would deduct approx. $50.00 per month from our checking account (he had given them a phony account #).

I immediately sent back the cancellation paper, certified. Then the phone calls started. They called every day for months. Finally I had our home phone disconnected (for other reasons) and the calls stopped.

About a month ago I started receiving calls for my husband from Heartland. I simply told him he wasn't available and hung up. Last week they got hold of him on his cell phone (do not know how they got the number we have both registered with the do not for cell phones).

Yesterday we received another notice thanking my husband for his order, which he did not place. Again it was approx. $1,500.00 spread out over 28 months at $49.90/mo. In addition to the cancellation paper, I have also sent a letter requesting they never contact us again, which will also be sent certified. Hopefully this will solve the problem.

Don't talk to these people. Even if you want the magazine you can get them cheaper elsewhere.

Winchester, Virginia

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