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Golden Circle / Scam and cheating!

Queen StreetSouthington, CT, United States Review updated:
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I was so frustrated in my career of waitressing. I came across an add that suggested no college degree, training provided. So, I called. Guaranteed 475 a week.Yeah right! I was promised 475 a week plus paid vacations, bonuses, the whole nine yards. BUT that first weekend I had to sell to my friends and family.

#1 I did not sign up for sales the add stated customer service. I thought I would be answering phones. That is customer service last I checked.Needless to say, I busted my ### that weekend with the promise of 200 dollar's per sale. Selling this 2000 dollar machine that noone I know could afford.

Now being my family, I sold two that weekend. So I thought. Light machine I don't think so, I spent 4 day's after that weekend flat on my back, after lugging a 60 lb. box up 3 flights of stairs to sell to a friend who out of her kindness for me bought a vacuum she couldn't afford. The other machine I 'sold' didn't qualify so that was a waste.

I returned my vacuum when I could walk with it only to find that after 2 WEEKS of breaking my back literally, and SELLING ' which was not in the job description, I'm customer service' I ended up with NOTHING! B/C my sales were not A+ credit, so they don't count.

I broke my back and sold a stupid vacuum to someone who can't afford and walked away with nothing. These people should not be allowed to con people the way they do. I will be the most addiment to say stay clear of Golden Circle in Southgton CT.
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Sn
  9th of Jul, 2008
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Thank you ive been looking for a job and when i saw this add about the golden circle i thought it would be good for me to call they told me that i had an interview at noon the next day and pridemuch me get off the phone when i got the name of the company i figured id look them up i couldnt find thier site (probably because golden circle is a popular name) but wen i stumbled across this add i was stiued that this same thing had happend to me i was told i would pe doing customer service & information but niglected to tell me what the company does when asked if i had to do door to door work she said no (I had found an add to good to be true 3 or 4 weeks before thet i couldnt rember that seemed too good to be true and when my family looked it up it turned out to be a sales co. so i blew off the interview).
thank you soo much p.s. i had plans to go out with my girl friend thet day too wich i probably would of cancled to go to the interview only to get pissed off.

check out /link removed/ if you dont bileve there is 5 more complaints and for one site 5 complaints on one co. thats ALOT.
this comment was also written for that site so it may not be written write dont hassle me.
Jo
  14th of Jul, 2008
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Not to sound rude, but it's not "add." "Add" means "addition, " as in mathematics.

The term you are looking for is "ad, " which is short for "advertisement, " which is what you are complaining about.
Do
  8th of Oct, 2008
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I purchased a 1 litre of Golden Circle Pine Mango Fruit Drink about a month ago. Best before date 07/12/08 at 09:04 1
I do not now know where I purchased it from nor how much I paid but the strang thing is that when I went to open it last night, I found that it felt rather light.
When I shook it I realised that it was half empty and it has NOT been opened.
This is obviously a packing fault and I felt you should know about it.
I will hold it here until I hear from you.

Thanks
Dorothy Dawson
Ca
  14th of Oct, 2008
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I'm a 19 yr. old just goin to college and i saw the golden add and applyed but yeah i totaly exserinced the same thing with the interview seems like a good thing but after all the negitve things i heared about i think ill say forget it. thanks for the heads up.
Do
  8th of Apr, 2009
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I received a phone call from Golden Circle #860-329-0329 I didn't answer because I suspected it was a solicitor. So I looked it up online and found your complaint. Beware they are tele marketing.
Ct
  5th of Feb, 2010
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They are at it again, with the telemarketing, trying to get people to sign up for their scam!!!

I did not recognize the name "Golden Circle" so I looked it up online and found this site, and the [redacted] website too.

The phone number that showed on my caller ID was 860-329-0323


I see the first complaint here was from 2008, and now it's 2010, and Golden Circle is still trying to con people! Someone should stop them!
Ki
  6th of Feb, 2011
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I was lucky and did not buy one from them. Who has $1200.00 to spend. I found someone that showed me how to get a Kirby for only a few hundred dollars, the current model Sentria. Love it, keeps my house cleaner than before. He can be reached at joekirby163@yahoo.com Save a ton of money and still get a Kirby.
Os
  19th of Oct, 2011
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They Just Called me today and i went to the interview and he had me fill out some paper and then we talk and he said 500 a week but never told me what i was doing in a good description, i thought i was doing customer service till i bump to this site. i went out shopping to buy me some nice clothes thinking its a professional job but guess what he thinks im coming in tomorrow to start my fist then but im going to do a no call no show on his behind lol
10/18/11
Ki
  31st of Dec, 2011
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Yes they will not tell you what you are selling or doing. Thats why joekirby163@yahoo.com has Kirby Vacuums, the current model lSentria for under $300.00

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