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Online Purchase

Scam Type

Online Purchase Scam

Business Name Used

bargain warehouse direct

Date Reported

Aug 23, 2022

Victim Postal Code

75237

Total Dollars Lost

100

Scam Description

Responded to an email offers a low priced flashlight. Bought the flashlight and headlamp. Got the products then I see charges on my credit card For $59.95 so I called and left message to be called back. They never called. I called again today and after 20 wait talked to someone who told me that by buying their product I automatically signed up for a monthly membership. I told them I didn’t sign up for that. She told me it was in the fine print. I told her to remove the charges and remove my ‘membership’. She told me she couldn’t. Then she said she could reduce it by 35%. Then once I received notice of cancellation, I noticed that they had just charged me yesterday again. So essentially this company ripped me off for $100. What a racquet, what a scam. These people should be in jail!!!!