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Distinct Advantage / Freedom Gold / Be alert of the following companies!

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Attention, Everyone!

If you have ever got a phone call from any of the following companies, check your bank account immediately:

-Distinct Advantage
-Freedom Gold
-Teliflex
-FloridaWay
-Florida Passport
-Prism Communications
-Capitol Vacations
-Agents Travel Network
-VersaTalk

Check your bank account to see is there any unauthorized subtraction or withdrawal. Be alert!

If you have already been debited for a membership fee of $149.00, or other fees, act immediately to get your money back.

We are trying to combine some victims together to take actions toward such fraudulence.

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  • Lo
      29th of Mar, 2007
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    To Everyone:

    The following information is on Suntasia marketing and its promotions.

    The address where ALL the telemarketing calls originate from is:

    Suntasia Marketing
    8751 Ulmerton Road
    Largo, FL 33771
    Tel#: 727-471-0276 or 1-800-NEW-TEAM

    Website: http://suntasia.com/

    Live calls to your house start with the numbers 727-471-#### or 727-683-####. There are 8 rooms which hold 24 agents in each plus a customer service area. You can actually see what Suntasia looks like on the inside by copying and pasting their website address above to your address bar.

    The programs and the companies they currently promote are:

    Travel Agents Go Direct (may have changed names again)
    Distinct Advantage
    Freedom Gold
    FloridaWay
    Prism Communications

    Here is a list of programs they use to promote:

    Agents Travel Network
    Capitol Vacations
    Florida Passport
    Travel Agency Network
    Teliflex Communications
    VersaTalk

    ALL the companies listed above have an “unsatisfactory” rating with the Better Business Bureau.

    Suntasia Marketing's own Better business report has also FINALLY come out and of course it is no surprise they have an "unsatisfactory" rating.

    The Florida Attorney General is currently investigating them for unfair and deceptive business practices along with illegal debiting of checking accounts for the second time in 6 years. All you have to do is go to myfloridalegal.com and type in the letters “FTN” in the search box to see the report. They have even hired an outside law firm to help them with this mess. That in itself is saying something.

    You can also go to google.com and type “Suntasia Marketing” in the search box to see ALL the sites out there that expose these crooks.

    There are steps you can take to get your money back but it’s up to you to do it and always be persistent.

    The first step you need to take is immediately talk to your bank b/c by law you have sixty days to dispute a charge. Banks are very well aware of these scam artists and can help or work with you to recover the money but you can’t stay sitting at home waiting. The more time that passes the less rights you have to recover any money owed.

    TELL THEM IMMEDIATELY BEFORE ANYMORE CHARGES ARE DEBITED. YOUR BANK WILL CLOSE YOUR ACCOUNT AND OPEN UP A NEW ONE.

    Many people were charge for months and the bank was able to refund the last few charges that were made by “SCAM-TASIA”. Don’t go by what the recording said b/c there is no SPECIFIC date when your so called “free” trial starts or ends. Let your bank know this or give them a link to this site so they can see for themselves.

    Next, write Suntasia a “certified” CEASE and DESIST letter to their lawyer Donald Booth if you don’t care to receive any more solicitations from them. Their corporate address is:

    Suntasia Marketing
    8751 Ulmerton Road,
    Largo, FL 33771

    Telephone: (727) 471-0276

    Let him know that you either didn’t get the package or it arrived late and you want a FULL refund b/c you never had a chance for the “free” trial. Also that you are NOT interested in anything else they have to offer other than a refund b/c of the fact that the agents mis-represented themselves totally.

    Also notify him that if he doesn’t comply with your request for the FULL refund you will seek legal action against his company as well as contacting your local media. Trust me they’ve been exposed alot lately on tv and this is the last thing he needs to hear. If you also contact the Better Business Bureau and file a complaint with them it at least assures you that Suntasia will have to respond. This is another thing they don’t like to do. It forces them to give a response to the BBB and thus give back the money owed.

    Third, whether you do or don’t get a response contact your local tv news station anyway. Most news channels in your area have a consumer complaint tip hotline. Go on the net and log on to their site. I know this would be a “juicy” story for them especially during the months of November, February and May b/c of the ratings period. They need uniques stories to get their audiences attention.

    Finally, I suggest you file a complaint with your state attorney generals office and in Florida as well letting them know the situation. The more people get involved the better off we will ALL be.

    I hope this information helps you.

  • Lo
      29th of Mar, 2007
    0 Votes

    For those who are not aware how important it is to let people know about these scam artists including those in the media, here are some links on news stories that were done in 2006 on Suntasia Marketing and the products they promote like “Distinct Advantage”, “Travel Agents Direct”.

    Just copy and paste the link below to your address bar and watch a woman in Pennsylvania who was being taken for a ride as well as others they tried to scam.

    Consumer Alert: Discount Membership Clubs - KDKA Channel 2

    Link:

    http://kdka.com/consumer/local_story_265165935.html


    “Man Warns About Suspected Phone Solicitation Scam” KETV Channel 7

    Link:

    http://www.ketv.com/iteam/9727067/detail.html


    “Telemarketers Using Costco’s Name to Entice You To Buy” KOMO 4 News in Seattle.

    Link:

    http://www.kendallwatch.us/community/telemark ... tice-you-to-buy

    They have not only been exposed by the media but as many as 7 bank alerts in the last year alone were sent out to warn consumers about this scam not to mention a second federal investigation still on going since July of 2006.

    If you think if can’t happen to you think again. Remember ALL the products that are marketed and sold come from one place ONLY, SUNTASIA MARKETING in Largo, Florida.

    The programs and the companies they currently promote are:

    Travel Agents Go Direct (may have changed names again)
    Distinct Advantage
    Freedom Gold
    FloridaWay
    Prism Communications

    Here is a list of programs they use to promote:

    Agents Travel Network
    Capitol Vacations
    Florida Passport
    Travel Agency Network
    Teliflex Communications
    VersaTalk

    Their website is www.suntasia.com

    They are located at:

    Suntasia Marketing
    8751 Ulmerton Road
    Largo, FL 33771
    Tel#: 727-471-0276 or 1-800-NEW-TEAM

    Any questions are welcomed but please read some of the posts in this site so as to not repeat the same information again. My last two posts answer 95% of your questions on who these guys are.

    Hope this helps clear things up a bit. Comments welcomed.

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