Best Choice MagazinesPaid for but haven't received subscriptions

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I purchased in December 2006 and paid for by credit card 2 subscriptions which I have yet to receive, and it is the eve of June 2007. I have sent e-mails to their "customer service" address to which I have received no response. The local prosecutor in whatever state this company is located should go after it for fraud.

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    Louis G Jul 21, 2008
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    Im sorry to hear everyone is having issues with Best Choice Magazines. Last year I ordered 4 subscriptions on 2 different occasions. The subscriptions came about 8 weeks later, but they did arrive. It looks like the service took a big dive from the service before! They were so cheap, no wonder why they didnt last too long.

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    Bill Mar 30, 2008
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    I made a purchase in january at the best buy in lancaster ohio. During the transaction the clerk told me that i would receive a free copy of sports illustrated. Several weeks later i received a copy of sports illustrated in the mail. A couple of weeks later i received another sports illustrated in the mail. I did not question it simply because, i never subscibed to it nor did best buy charge me for it. Here it is two months later and i check my bank account and see that sports illustrated has debited my account. I wrote to best buy customer service and they reccomended that i contact the store. I returned to the store only to be insulted and sent off by the manager telling me i would have to take it up with someone else. I did some checking online and found that many people also had the same complaint, in fact i see where there is a class action lawsuit being filed in california for this very same thing against best buy. It has cost me $25. Not a lot of money but enough to aggrivate me by being taken in by such an underhanded dealing. I doubt if i have any recorse here but i would like this practice to be exposed and wonder just how many other consumers have been taken in. I would be more than glad to speak to anyone about this and perhaps go into more detail. I intend to send this letter or complaint out to anyone who wants to listen and hopefully jump in and expose this type of dealings. Thank you for your time... Bill

    Bill Whittier

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    Cheri Rosier Sep 26, 2007
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    YOU CAN GET YOUR MONEY BACK ------ IF YOU PAID BY CREDIT CARD YOU CAN CONTACT THE CREDIT CARD COMPANY AND DISPUTE THE CHARGE.

    ALSO IN CHECKING WITH MY CREDIT CARD - THE CHARGE WENT THROUGH AS

    WE SELL MAGAZINES - PHONE NUMBER [protected]

    I CALLED AND IT WENT TO AN AUTOMATED PHONE MESSAGE.

    MAYBE WE CAN FIND OUT WHO OWNES THIS WE WELL MAGAZINES

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    Cheri Rosier Sep 26, 2007
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    I ordered a two year subscription to the Handyman magazine as a Christmas gift to my husband on 12/14/06. I have written emails - letters and have received nothing. Is there anything that we can do to get our money back??

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    Ana Bebekian Sep 24, 2007
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    I ordered 2 subscriptions. when they didn't show up I tried emailing them because there was no other way of contacting them. I never got a response from them. luckily, the credit card charges never went through, somehow they failed. just today I decided to look into again and it looks like they have been canned. Thank g-d, seemed legit. This is the first time i have ever been wronged by an internet company!!!

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    G W PROUTY Sep 11, 2007
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    I believe we should take action to report this to the to the Attorney General in the state they operate from and seek reimbursement or the magazine immediately.

    I also have not received order from 2/07.

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    Dennis K. Perkins Aug 26, 2007
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    Ordered a subscription 7/23/07. Gave my credit card number. The magazine publisher never received the renewal information. Cannot reach Best Choice mags.com. Just a waste of money. The company is a front for theft.

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    Sylvia Trotter Aug 23, 2007
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    I purchased a subscription February 6, 2007. It was paid for with a credit card. As of August 23, 2007 I have never received the magazine. I have emailed the company at the following email addresses - [email protected] and BestChoiceMags.com. My internet system said the emails could not be delivered.

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  • Me
    mel richardson Aug 20, 2007
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    I am also in the same boat. I ordered 2 magazine subscriptions in january 2007 and paid with credit card. I never received the magazines. Also, I have contacted their customer service via email and have received no response in two weeks.

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    Lauren Stewart Aug 20, 2007
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    I too made a payment for a subscription in January and it is August and I have received no magazines... something needs to be done about this. This is ridiculous that this many people have been scammed on this website and they are still getting away with this!

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    Lorraine Windle Aug 16, 2007
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    This web site is Terrible. I ordered magazines back in January of this year and they took my money and to date I have not received one magazine.

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    holly lynch Aug 08, 2007
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    I spent $195.00 on magazine subscriptions in January of 2007. Its now August and I still haven't received anything. Not one magazine!!!

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    Margie Harmon Aug 02, 2007
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    Is this the same company that owns HalfPricedMags.com because they are still stealing money daily from people and advertising on Google with google check out and noone is stopping them or has shut down any of their websites. This has been going on for years and nothing has happened.

    Why now? I ordered over $100 in mags in 12/2006 and never received one! I did receive an email from [email protected] that there was a mistake and that I would get a refund. But no refund and no numbers to call...

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  • Ja
    Jac Jemc Aug 01, 2007
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    I ordered a year-long subscription to the New Yorker in December. It is now August, and despite several attempts to contact this company, I have yet to receive an issue, though I was absolutely charged the money immediately. This is the most blatant scam I have ever fallen for. I've learned my lesson. What a rip.

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    Paula Dauterive Jul 11, 2007
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    Same experience as most people. Ordered two magazine subscriptions in December 2006 as a present for my husband and never received magazines. Have sent e-mails also with absolutely no response. Now it's July 2007 and imagine my surprise when I'm now receiving e-mails from the company regarding renewing my subscriptions!!! What worries me is they have my account information. DO NOT deal with this company. It's all a scam.

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    Philip Schroeder Jul 10, 2007
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    The perfect Scam.

    He takes small amounts so no one figures its worth going after him. Most people wait past the 90 day time limit for filing a claim with Visa. He keeps collecting money from thousands.

    How can Visa corporation allow Jack Coleman to clear money through their services? Why doesn't the New York Attorney General shut this guy down. He does business on several web sites. wesellmags.com and bestchoicemags.com

    The phone numbers listed with his domain are false, he doesn't respond to email.

    Shut this guy down.

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    Hallie H Jul 02, 2007
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    I just received two email renewal notices about the magazines that they never sent me in the first place!! This website is really unbelievable.

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    Steve Stern Jun 29, 2007
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    Similar to others: Ordered a magazine, charged for it and never delivered. The only things I receive are renewal requests. And, the company's non-responsive to emails.

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    Tanya Maxwell Jun 27, 2007
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    I ordered a magazine from this company in November 2006. It is now June 2006. I have made several attempts to contact the company to receive a refund with no response.

    I would highly recommend not doing business with Best Choice Magazines.

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    Austen Ward Jun 26, 2007
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    I placed an online order for a magazine six months ago that never arrived too.

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    Richard Veit Jun 22, 2007
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    We ordered (and paid for) two magazine subscriptions. They were never delivered. They do not respond to emails. Seems to be a complete fraud.

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    SLjacobucci Jun 20, 2007
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    I ordered two magazines almost a year ago and never got them. I called American Express and they reversed the charges. I also contacted BBB. This week I got two renewal notices from Best Choice Magazines. How insulting is that? Do they really think I would ever do business with them again? Oh, they can certainly keep track of magazine renewal but they can't keep track of the missing magazine once they have ripped you off of your hard earned money. You can't contact them period!!!

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    SLjacobucci Jun 20, 2007
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    I ordered two magazines on December 13, 2006 at bestchoicemags.com and never got them. I called American Express and they reversed the charges. I also contacted BBB. This week I got two email subscription renewal notices from Best Choice Magazines alerting me that I had 176 days left before my subscription ends and I should renew so I don't miss out on getting my magazines in a timely manner. What a joke!!! How insulting is that? Do they really think I would ever do business with them again! Oh, they can certainly keep track of magazine renewals but they can't keep track of the missing magazine once they have ripped you off of your hard earned money. You can't contact them period! Stay away from this company.

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  • Le
    leong tseng chew Jun 20, 2007
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    Best Choice Magazines is a scam. The dude has tried for years to fly under the radar by charging 50 to 70% of market rates and then pushing the credit card charges through, knowing full well that most people will shrug off a few mis-spent bucks.

    Well, the dude's time is up as the complaints are now poring in. Sweet justice, dude. This is what you get, when you mess with us.

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    Megan Haverkorn Jun 18, 2007
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    Best Choice Magazines is a huge rip off!! Do not order anything for them, you'll never see your magazines! I ordered two magazine subscriptions from them in December as Christmas presents and have yet to see the magazines... it is now June 18! They also do not provide a phone number on their website so it's nearly impossibly to get in touch.

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    Angela Hines Jun 18, 2007
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    I too, ordered a magazine for a family member for the holidays. To date, my mother has not received on issue and repeated attempts to contact this company have been unsuccessful. Now I know why. Does anyone out their know what recourse we have to get our money back?

    Should have ordered from Amazon and should have known this deal was too good to be true. Did I ever learn a good lesson.

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    Leong Chew Jun 16, 2007
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    Bestchoicemags.com is an absolute scam!!! Jack Coleman - SCAM, SCAM SCAM!!! Bestchoicemags.com has taken my money and run!!! After repeated attempts to contact Jack Coleman whose name is listed as the owner of the website, I have received no reply. Thus, it's my belief that Bestchoicemags.com is an absolute scam! Bestchoicemags.com took money from my credit card on December 14, 2006 and I have received no magazine or response in over 6 months!!!

    Bestchoicemags.com is an absolute scam!!!

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    Simon Cardwell May 31, 2007
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    Could not agree more. I have contacted them threw their website many times and have never heard anything from them. ( 6 months now).

    They are careful not to give a contact number to call them on. I have contacted Amex to start investigating these crooks. Sadly I think it's to late to go after the money but thanks for the tip!

    I hope they suffer something horrible! -S

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  • Ja
    Jane D. Lewis May 30, 2007
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    Sent New Yorker mag. to my son for Christmas present --charged in nov. When I complained in Feb that he had not received it, they said they has misquoted and it would be an additional $10.00 which i FOOLISHLY authorized. I have not been able to contact them and this business is obviously a scam. Glad to know I am not the only idiot out there. It has now been 6 months.

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    Nina Elizabeth May 24, 2007
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    This sucks, i ordered by best friends Christmas present from here, it is now the end of may... What would you think if you were her!?

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    Daniel May 24, 2007
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    Same thing happen to me. No subscription was ever delivered and I ordered it in December. This is total ###!

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    randy buchbinder May 24, 2007
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    Order placed and paid for on Oct. '06. Now May '07, never rec'd any issues.

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    ann lucas May 18, 2007
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    Best Choice Magazines is absolutely crooked. However, if you pay with a credit card, you have recourse: your company will give you a credit, investigate, and either get satisfaction from the vendor or credit your account. It pleases me to think that Best Choice I am sure would prefer not to hear from any sort of investigator.

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    Phaedra Allen May 16, 2007
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    I echo everything said here. I just wish I would have looked up any complaints for this company PRIOR to making my order. I have been on them for 5 months now and have not received a single response to my 50+ emails. I finally sent in a complaint to BBB. DO NOT USE bestchoicemags.com!! THEY ARE SCAMMERS!!

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    Janiece Theeke May 13, 2007
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    I made payment in January and have attempted many times to contact them and have received no response, subscription or refund.

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    anne McVeigh May 13, 2007
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    In Dec17,2006 Placed subscription to NEW YORKER mag and paid with credit card; got an order no. etc but never heard another word. These are scam artists. Stay away!

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    Antonia Boyle May 10, 2007
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    You can add me to the list. I ordered two years of New York magazine from Best Choice on January 18th and have yet to receive anything. I echo everything said above. Let's shut down these thieves! I buy a lot on the Internet and this is the only time I've been ripped off.

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    Vince Graham May 10, 2007
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    I purchased a subscription to the New Yorker Magazine on their web site on 11/1/06 and here it is May of 2007 and no magazine. These people are a bunch of con artists and rip off merchants. DO NOT BE FOOLED get your magazine subscriptions somewhere else

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  • Me
    Mercie Malcomson Apr 15, 2007
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    I ordered a magazine from this company in December (Seventeen Magazine) I called and Seventeen states they never received the order. There is no telephone # to contact this company.

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    Dana L Apr 14, 2007
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    I ordered 3 magazines. I had not received any product after 15 weeks and I didn't receive any response to repeated email attempts. This company has no intention of filling orders and their website should be shut down. I was successful in getting my credit card company to issue a credit for the transaction; you might want to try the same.

    I often order from internet sources and have not been burned before bu sites that seem legitimate. I'm posting this too in hopes it will assist someone else from avoiding an order with them.

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