Complaint Review: Trade Show Travel Co
Trade Show Travel Co You did Not win a Trip, This is a SCAM! - Don't give them your CC Number Florida Internet
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I recently went to the Govenors Ball on Randalls Island in NY. I ( drunkenly) Signed up to "win" a trip for 2 to Floral and the bahamas. A few weeks later ( today) I recieve a phone call from a woman named Helen, claiming she was from Trade Show Travel Co. She had my information from Gov Ball and said I was selected to win the trip and began to provide me with the information. 5 nights in Orlando, 3 days in Daytona, and 4 days in Nassau. All food was included and she made no mention of air fair. The trip total was $4500 so she made sure to tell me how great of a deal it was. After a few minutes of her providing information ( 2-4 people , the Silverlakes suites ect. ) She then tells me, " All I need from you today is a $99 per person tax deposit for 2 people. The other two people were free of course. ( So a total of $200). Now I have learned growing up to Never give out your CC info over the phone to a complete stranger. So I asked her If I could call back and provide her my information in two days when I had the available funds. She swiftly said no, that I wouldn't be able to secure the discounted cost after today. So then I asked to call back in an hour so that I could finish work and have all my questions prepared. That she agreed to.
NOW is where I had some fun. I looked up the company and they have a very poorly done website, that is NOT backed by the BBB. ( first negitave ) Next I had asked her for a return phone number that I could call back, She gave me 646-645-9174. When Googled, the first thing that pops up is "How to catch Fraud phone calls" ( Second Negitave) Also the number she provided and the number on the website are completely different. Next I of course looked at the rippoff reports I saw for the company and found out they were kicked out of the Vermon Comic Con for being a Scam. All in all friends, Listen to your parents and Don't get caught in a SCAM! These people will take your money and because you provide your information it is very difficult to get it back!!! Thanksfully I did not lose any money to this company but please BE Warned!!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 06/14/2017 01:55 PM and is a permanent record located here: https://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/trade-show-travel-co/internet/trade-show-travel-co-you-did-not-win-a-trip-this-is-a-scam-dont-give-them-your-cc-n-1379114. 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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