Complaint Review: MVI Marketing / Mini Vacations Inc. - Tampa Florida
- MVI Marketing / Mini Vacations Inc. 410 Ware Blvd. Tampa, Florida U.S.A.
- Phone: out-of buziness
- Category: Travel Services
MVI Marketing, Mini Vacations International MVI Marketing, Mini Vacations INTENTIONAL FRAUD Tampa Florida
I finally spoke to a person at the 888-269-0182 phone number by the name of Francis on 2/6/06. I explained to Francis the situation. Francis claimed the number I had called was to 'Grand Getaways'. I explained that I had obtained this number from the BBB, that it was listed as an alternate number for MVI. Francis stated the MVI was no longer in business. I inquired 'since when'? He stated that MVI closed on Fri, 2/3/06. I asked if the company 'Grand Getaways' was affiliated with MVI. He said 'no'. I asked if Michael Burkes (President/CEO of MVI) was associated with them, he said 'no longer'. We have have not been able to contact anyone at MVI via telephone since Fri, 2/3/06. Apparently, the information received from Francis is accurate, that MVI has indeed closed their business.
There are two points that disturb me most: 1_ They had intentionally tried to get our money on the last day of their business being open. To me, that constitutes intentional fraud and I would expect that there should be some criminal charges that derive from this. Perhaps a class action law suit? 2_ Rip-Off Report nearly had me convinced that this was a business in good standing. If this owner/CEO is such a stand-up guy why haven't we heard from him? I would not base any decisions on Rip-Off Reports alone!
Saint Charles, Illinois
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 03/16/2006 01:42 PM and is a permanent record located here: https://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/mvi-marketing-mini-vacations-inc/tampa-florida-33619/mvi-marketing-mini-vacations-international-mvi-marketing-mini-vacations-intentional-frau-181577. 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
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