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Bottom Line Books / receiving books not ordered/payment requested

1 United States

Received book not ordered which was sent back. They want check made out to: BottomLineBooks (no spacing between words). Checked and there is no business called 'BottomLineBooks'.

Their website to make a payment is www.bottomlineinc.com/bookpay. I typed just 'www.bottomlineinc.com' and it took me to a site called: Bottom Line Inc. 3 Landmark Square Suite 201 Stamford, CT 06901. The site has a lot of medical and health related articles amd publications. Are they related? I don't know.

I now Entered 'bookpay' at the end of that same address (www.bottomlineinc.com/bookpay) and it redirects the page to a very different address: https://w1.buysub.com/servlet/ECareGateway?cds_mag_code=BRW

Entered just the first part of the site address: 'https://w1.buysub.com' and was taken here:
"CDS Global A Hearst Company

Welcome To w1.buysub.com.

Buysub.com is one of the largest magazine subscription commerce sites on the web. We host sites for over 400 magazines and other retailers. When you order a subscription or product from a site hosted by buysub.com you are ordering directly from the publisher or company, with no intermediate agencies or web sites.

Buysub.com also hosts most of the customer service sites for these magazine publishers and companies.

Our clients link directly from their sites to buysub.com pages specific to their products. To purchase a subscription for a particular magazine, or to contact customer service, please refer to the magazine or company's web site.

Buysub.com is a solution provided by the Internet Services group of CDS Global, the largest consumer magazine fulfillment bureau in the United States. For over 35 years, CDS Global has provided fulfillment services of the highest quality and value. CDS Global has been a reliable source for online commerce since 1997, serving millions of customers around the world. For more information on CDS Global's services, please visit www.cds-global.com.

If you have any questions about buysub.com and/or its properties, please visit www.cds-global.com/contact/.

Thank you for using buysub.com!

©2019 CDS Global. All rights reserved."

There is no such business named 'BottomLineBooks', like how they want the check made out to. There are 6 businesses with the name 'Bottom Line Books', but just 1 of them is active (legally operating): 'Bottom Line Books LLC New York Domestic Limited-Liability Company Bottom Line Book Filing Date 08/25/2016 in Lafargeville, NY'. Is it the same company? I don't know, but the address of the invoice received is different.

There is a difference between an invoice and a bill. Look it up and learn.

One final thing. If any company sends you something you did not order, YOU ARE NOT UNDER ANY OBLIGATION TO RETURN IT! Consider it a gift. Look it up, it's true.

Mi
Jan 5, 2019

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