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Discount Shopper Savings Club


SCAM/Promis $100 gc but its a hoax

Complaint Rating:  91 % with 22 votes
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I got a text saying thank you and to call for your $100 gift card. I did call seeing what it entiled because I do know that you can do certain trials and get some really good stuff for free, all it requires you to do is cancel within membership free trial period. The ones who keep getting charged are the idiots who forget to cancel/dont look at their billing statments. I also use to work for resort customer service so knew that you can get some nice gifts and all you have to do is say NO! anyways i called and of course got some foreign dumbass on the line. He said I get a $100 gc to either Target or Walmart plus up to $120 gas rebates. All i had to do was pay one time $4.95 for shipping and proccessing. Im a person who asks alot of questions and reassure things many time. I asked if I have to buy anything for gc, etc...he said no it will be a flat $100 to one of those stores. And that im in a trial membership for some discountshoppersavings club that i can cancel within the trial period. So I kept assuring that I get this without having to buy anything else, he said that is right. Then had to do some dumb authorization thing which explains why they do it because they have people complaining alot im sure. During it it then said I can get US weekly 6 issues for $1, sure why not, I read that magazine and I kno if its a trial, ill opt to cancel. Then someother $4.95 for some more gift cards. I said no, I do not want to be charged that. He tried explaining again, I said no. So only agreed to $4.95 and $1 charge. Then he said wait for packet, it will explain everything with your gift cards and pretty much hung up. Got my packet today, what a load of ###! The "gift card" was I can recieve 4 $25 gift cards when sending in receipts of $100 or more at the store!! and of course no ###ing gas rebates. Furious I called right away to the same number-###in foreigner woman. Told her Im pissed, not what I was promised, and to reimburse me immediately or I will dispute. She asked for my name and number and said she will forward my concerns to the shipping department. I said NO i want to talk to them immediately not ###ing wait. Hung up!! Called back and got some guy foreigner and said I got hung up on and he said no you probably got disconnected. He happened to already know my name and number so the stupid chick was probably next to him. I told him I was lied to and need this resolved immediately. Said the most he could do is forward his concerns and I said no give me the number to that "customer service". called them and it was either press 1 to remove your name off list or press 2 to get a call back within 24 hours. ###ing ridiculous! So then I tried the number on the papers from the discount club. Got a white woman. Told her i was pissed and what i was promised. she said that the gift certificates were a thank you for doing a trial and that there should have been no way i was told i was getting a flat $100 fee. Told her I will dispute unless get money. She seemed a little snappy(heard it before) and said disputing wont do anything because I authorized the charge but she is willing to cancel my membership and reimburse me the $4.95 from 1-10 business days. I will await that charge. Now I just got to make sure these dumbasses dont continue to charge me and I need to check out the whole magazine situation. Yes I kno its dumb on my part but I have never ever been this mislead in my life!!
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A  9th of Jun, 2014 by    0 Votes
I ordered some knives from Ronco Cutlery and they sold me this discount savings club and totally misrepresented it. Said all I had to do was join and would get a $100 gift card and I could cancel and still get the gift card which is not true. You have to be a member to get the cards, which is 4 $25 cards and not a $100 card and you have to send in receipts from different places to get the cards and groceries do not count, this is also something they didn't state. What a scam...so they collected my $4.95 to send me a bunch of junk mail and will probably receive a ton more junk mail in the future because of it. Totally misrepresented by Ronco Cutlery. Someone should file a complaint with the BBB and attorney general.
N  31st of May, 2016 by    0 Votes
I was charged 19.95 for the disc savings club when I never even got a packet I want it cancelled and I want my money returned.
N  8th of Jun, 2016 by    0 Votes
I was told I would recieve a One hundred dollar go gift card. Not so they need to be stopped from lieing too good honest citizens .I want a refund and not too be a member of such a hoax! They want you too spend a hundred dollars too start recieiving gift card when you send in the receipts of hundred dollar purchases!! SMDH...Im pissed
A  20th of Aug, 2017 by    0 Votes
This whole scam has cost me over $250.00. I responded to an ad in the paper to get a pill called 'Plavinol Plus' (a dietary supplement). It was supposed to be the answer to the diabetes solution. I'm usually am above a scam, but I was hopeful and 76 years old with dementia, early stages. It was in the Fort Worth Star Telegram Newspaper, a reputable news rag. I bought in like a dope. The pills were supposed to only cost $36 and some odd cents. They also said that I could get a membership at the Discount Shopper Savings Club. Sounds great? It is a SCAM, also. The Plavinol caused me an extreme reaction. Made my blood sugar to drop dangerously low. I started to gain weight (weighed 175 at 6 foot). I told the so called 'person' that I spoke to on the phone all this information, Do I really need this? I asked her. She said, "Oh yes, you can safely take this med". When I started to register my membership ID for the Shopper Discount Membership Club I was given a link on the Internet to the web site. I found the site, but below the place to register there was a link that seemed to the the same, but was titled "Scam" I opened it and here I am, given my testimony. It is my hope that others will see through this without loss of money.

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