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http://www.usafis.org/index.asp / fake company

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Hello sirs,


I have a question regarding the company http://www.usafis.org/index.asp its true or fake???


Three days ago I tried to register on their site to see what will happen and I stopped on the payment page, then they call me today asking me to complete the registration with them and they told me its true and it has been recorded because its government company as they said and they ask me to pay 697.00 US dollar to complete the registration.


Please advise me can I complain about them or what to do.


Thank you.

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  • Da
      24th of Jan, 2010
    -1 Votes

    US Government has provided foreign nationals with the easiest way to get American Green Card, i.e. Green Card lottery. The US Green Card lottery is well known by the name of Diversity (DV) lottery. DV lottery can also be called as USA visa lottery. DV lottery makes visa available to approximately 50, 000 immigrants through the lottery. This visa allows them and their families to stay and work in US on the permanent basis.

    This is an official US Government program approved by US congress. With the participation in DV lottery program, your chances to live and work in US get increased, as every year almost 50, 000 people and their families win the lottery and become permanent US residents.

    In order to participate in DV lottery, you need to register online only. This is the only way to get register, but the form and all explanations are only available in English and you have only a very short time to finish filling the entire form, Usafis offers assistance with that, we have an online systems that assist you at every step as well as professional costumer service team that will help you over the phone. Usafis system lets you know about the application requirements. This way we help you in completing the error free application to apply for green card lottery. Moreover, we provide you with the facility of eligibility test so that you can decide on your own, whether you can apply for the green card lottery or not. Our ultimate goal is to avoid the risk of the application disqualification.

    Dana Smith
    PR + SEO Manager
    Usafis.org

  • Ka
      31st of Jan, 2010
    +2 Votes

    The green card lottery is correct and real, but the site www. usafis . org is a fake site. They are a fraud company. But there are number of other sites taht render good serivce and professional services.

  • Co
      22nd of Mar, 2010
    -2 Votes

    If you really want to apply for DV lottery then you need to take someones service, though you can do it on your own. But DV Lottery is like once in a life time thing and why should one take chance. Regarding, USAFIS I can surely say it is a real company and they have helped my friend's family get the Green Card. Do not be mistaken, no one can guarantee you a Green Card, USAFIS can only make sure that your application is approved for the lottery process. If you are confident then apply on your own otherwise you can certainly take their services.

  • St
      24th of Mar, 2010
    +2 Votes

    USAFIS is an israeli telemarketing company - http://dsnr.net/about.asp - who operates call centers, online gambling and also owns ausfis.org, www.Official-Green-Card.org is one of USAFIS many sites.
    By USAFIS, I mean the entity of sites owned by the Israel telemarketing company that owns USAFIS.ORG - and by "USAFIS and it's clones"
    2565 Broadway belongs to "UPS Store/Mail Boxes Etc" so USAFIS USA presence is nothing more than a rented mail box. The mention of the name Nino Ransenberg, one of the founding member of the Israeli telemarketing/online gambling company behind USAFIS (Daniel Scalosub being the other) confirms that Official-Green-Card.org is one of USAFIS's site and it's the perfect example of what the U.S. Government is warning the public about.

    USAFIS are not a legitimate company, only bunch of Israeli thieves who can barely speak english and be very rude to you all in efforts to steal your money.

    Stop, eThief !!!

  • Le
      8th of Jun, 2010
    0 Votes

    Hello, i've got this call also and stupidly i've given them my credit card's info like the whole number, and the security number in back of it, can they hack my account through this? could anybody answer me quickly plz!!?

  • Da
      8th of Jun, 2010
    +1 Votes

    Dear Leo Leo

    We do not hack our clients bank accounts, we will only charge you for what you gave us permission to charge you.

    If you want me to check your order, please email me your details and I will be happy to assist you.


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    Dear StopInternetCrime

    We do have ofices in Israel as well as in other countries.
    We do not have or had any gambling sites.

    If you had any problems with our services, i are more then welcome to email me and I will do my best to help you.

    Dana Smith
    [email protected]

  • Pe
      10th of Jun, 2010
    -1 Votes

    Fraud Warning

    Please Note: There have been instances of fraudulent websites posing as official U.S. Government sites. Some companies posing as the U.S. Government have sought money in order to "complete" lottery entry forms. There is no charge to download and complete the Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form. The Department of State notifies successful Diversity Visa applicants by letter, and NOT by email. To learn more see the Department of State Warning and the Federal Trade Commission Warning.

    Important Notice

    No fee is charged for the electronic lottery entry in the annual DV program. The U.S. Government employs no outside consultants or private services to operate the DV program. Any intermediaries or others who offer assistance to prepare DV entries do so without the authority or consent of the U.S. Government. Use of any outside intermediary or assistance to prepare a DV entry is entirely at the entrant’s discretion.

    Notifications to those selected in the random lottery are not sent by e-mail. Official notifications of selection are sent by regular postal mail from the KCC. Should you receive an email notification about your E-DV selection, be aware that the message is not legitimate. It is only after you are selected, notified by an official letter sent via postal mail, and processing begins on your case, that you may receive follow-up email communication from the KCC. The KCC will not ask you to send money to them by mail or by services such as Western Union.

  • Pe
      10th of Jun, 2010
    0 Votes

    NOTE: The Department of State strongly encourages applicants to complete the application without the assistance of “Visa Consultants, ” “Visa Agents, ” or other individuals who offer to submit an application on behalf of applicants. In many cases, these facilitators substitute their address for an applicant’s address and thereby receive the selection notification instead of it being received by the actual applicant. Subsequently, the visa facilitators extort money from the selectees in order to receive the notification information that should rightly have gone directly to the DV selectee

  • Da
      14th of Jun, 2010
    0 Votes

    USAFIS is the #1 application review service for the U.S. Green Card Lottery program, servicing hundreds of thousands of applications a year.

    This is a great service for those who do not have a great command of the English language, the proper computer tools, or do not work well with timelines. For a small fee, USAFIS ensures a person's application qualifies for the program.

    All too often, people who register for this wonderful opportunity do not make into the front door due to their application being disqualified. Whether the application was not filled out correctly, a person's photo did not meet the U.S. government standard, or it was submitted too late are just some of the reasons why hundreds of thousands of applications per year never get a chance to qualify for the U.S. Green Card Lottery program.

    By just visiting www.usafis.org, a person can learn exactly what this company does. They are quite clear about its application review services for the U.S. Green Card Lottery program and the differences between using their service as oppose to doing the program alone.

    USAFIS also has a 24/7 customer service center and provides information about the U.S. Green Card Lottery program in 14 different languages.
    With thousands of winners every year, our clients have expressed their appreciation to us and we have posted some of their testimonials on our website http://usafis.org/Testimonials.asp

    Dana Smith
    PR + SEO Manager
    Usafis.org
    [email protected]

  • Ri
      22nd of Jul, 2010
    0 Votes

    I've also be charged, so, I want to be refund but I don not know if it's going to be possible.
    Regards

  • Da
      25th of Jul, 2010
    0 Votes

    Dear RichardVincent

    All too often, people who register for this wonderful opportunity do not make into the front door due to their application being disqualified. Whether the application was not filled out correctly, a person's photo did not meet U.S. government standards, or it was submitted too late are just some of the reasons why hundreds of thousands of applications per year never get a chance to qualify for the U.S. Green Card Lottery program. USAFIS is a professional pair of eyes to make sure what you write and fill out meets the standards of the U.S. State Department. With a 24 hour customer service center and support in many languages, the USAFIS Organization can bring you one step closer in realizing the dream of many of living and working in the United States legally.

    If you still want a refund, Please email me back your:
    Full name
    Address (including country)
    Email (used when filling out our forms)
    Phone Number (used when filling out our forms)
    Costumer ID.
    Amount paid
    Date of signup/transaction.
    Why you want a refund

    And I will do my best to help you.

    Regards,
    Dana Smith
    Usafis.org
    [email protected]

  • St
      29th of Jul, 2010
    0 Votes

    Hi, I am Stephen. Applied for diversity visa lottery for 3 years. Today, I am in US, Austin (Texas). At no point of time I found them fraud or over charging me. They did call me for the packages and offers and every company does so. I can't agree with all the complaints on this platform. Everyone should know that diversity visa is a lottery and taking the service of USAFIS does not guarantee a green card. It only guarantees that your application will be selected for the lottery process. People tend to believe that there service will get green card for them. I was well informed about this from them.
    Stephen J

  • Xy
      8th of Aug, 2010
    +1 Votes

    Dear All / Dana

    I must admit that your employees are very good in making psychological
    pressure on the phone to finally receive the credit card details!
    Dana, your argumentation doesnt make sense to me: On the phone I clearly laid out that 1. Im a laywer myself, means a well educated person with no need for assistance filling in an application form! 2. your telemarketing guys from usafis desperately try to convice people to tell them their credit card details on the phone!!
    I said: "Neither Im going to make any commitments on the phone, nor I want to be charged for any of your services-If you like, send me an email with your offer and T&C."
    -Usafis: "No, thats not possible, if we cannot continue the registration right now, your application will be rejected and you ll loose the chance of your lifetime to live and work in the US. (well, I live in Zurich, Switzerland, not in Kongo.)
    Me:" So you are telling me, if we hung up the phone I will be rejected from the US government to join the lottery?"
    Usafis:" Yes, I cannot change it, this is our procedure..."
    -What made me think as well, is, that usafis pretends to be a co-worker of US government, telling me things like that:
    Usafis:"A 4 years application (500$) includes benefits like "spanish-lessons on CD"...In the US there are people who only speak spanish and learning spanish will help you in regard to integration."
    Me:" Dont you think it is more useful being able to talk/write properly english in the US instead of learning spanish?
    Usafis:"TELL this to OUR GOVERNMENT."
    And: ..."OUR government requires...this and that..."
    It is clearly misleading the people-trying to built a trustworthy situation through: 1. pretending to co-work with the US Government as an OFFICIAL chosen (and monitored) company.
    2. trying to convince people that it takes that much knowledge to fill in an application that it has to be overlooked through their LAWYERS! (But you can all leave it up to them for a fee of only...;)
    -And Usafis is taking advantage of your serious interest in participating making pressure on the phone! :
    Usafis:"No, you cannot call me back, I ll call YOU in half an hour (so you can go and get your creditcard."
    "No, You cannot continue the process of registration/application later! If we hang up the phone your file will be closed, means your applicationform was not filled in in the appropriate form and will be rejected...you cannot apply a second time AFTER this phonecall. Your chance is gone."

    -People who may think they are talking to a serious representation office of the government are trapped.

    Usafis doesnt explain you on the phone:
    "Listen, the lottery is free, to apply is free, we are a privat company that earns its money charging fees for OVERLOOKING your application form.

    Would it be all so transparent as you are trying us to believe, Dana, Usafis would have a registered bank account and would accept bank transfer.
    WU, Credit card details on the phone, puhhlease!
    This and the whole set up the company's structure.../marketing methods used...disqualifies Scalosub as a criminal in a common sense. He so hardly wants to be regarded as a Entrepreneur, which he is NOT.
    Real Entrepreneurs are contributing to economy WIN - WIN.

    Best regards,

  • Fi
      29th of Sep, 2010
    +1 Votes

    This is really the most funny and realistic complaint I have ever read (couldn't stop laughing)...

    So so true. That was exactly what the sales told me on the phone, which made him sound extra powerful as if I would be so doomed when I hung up without letting him finish his job. What I don't get is, what does this company have something to do with another comapy called Plimus? That was the name that was shown on my credit card.

  • Si
      19th of Oct, 2010
    0 Votes

    A friend of mine has been pressured into giving the details of the credit card over the phone.

    Since the card was over the limit they could only book a partial amount (which they did). They have tried to recharge the account 12 times in 3 days. Now they are starting to make weird phonecalls. The card company seems to be well aware that this is a fraudulent company but their "backoffice" tricks make them a bit elusive.

    Best strategy: Waste as much of the telemarket-callers time as you can without giving any information about yourself or acknowledging that you would even want their service in the least. This will drive them insane because they lose the most money that way. Don't ever get rude always be nice! And don't let them hang up on you :)

    So: Beware of usafis (and their related sites)
    More information and amusing details: http://www.mygreencard.com/feed/review.php#Losers

  • Se
      3rd of Nov, 2010
    0 Votes

    hello nattodaikirai! tell me what to do to take my money back! today i was a victim of this site:((( please tell me to who you were writting and calling!My email is [email protected] PLEASE HELP ME!!!

  • Ri
      16th of Nov, 2010
    0 Votes

    hello to all, i am also newly registered in ausfis.org and i trust them, i am now waiting for the result of my application for 3 months. I gave all my account details and they did deduction to my account as service pay...i'm just cross my finger and sitting here tight waiting for good.

  • An
      18th of Nov, 2010
    0 Votes

    Good luck to you - they took my money and wont give it back - the worst thing you could have done. I wouldnt mind guessing that they will want more and more money from you.

  • Da
      1st of Dec, 2010
    +1 Votes

    Hi,

    Please submit me the following details:

    Full name
    Email (used when filling out our forms)
    Phone Number (used when filling out our forms)
    Costumer ID.

    Once you will do that I will be able ro find out the status of your assessment.

    Regards,
    Dana Smith
    Ausfis.org
    [email protected]

  • Ir
      11th of Jan, 2011
    +3 Votes

    I signed up with USAFIS a few days ago. I was fully informed that the service was in the form of assistance only and not a Green Card guarantee. It was clearly explained to me that the Green Card Lottery is not guaranteed by USAFIS. It was also explained to me that I could apply for the Lottery free of charge of my own accord. It was clearly explained to me that USAFIS was not affliated with the Green Card Lottery but they are a consumer 'assistance' company for applicants. Thus far I have no complaints. I have paid the money. They have been in constant contact with me. I am concerned that so many people have been complaining. Mostly the complaints are filled with spelling mistakes and are grammatically incorrect. Perhaps that is why USAFIS offer a service to assist people with the administration of the applications. I'm sure I could complete the process alone but I consider a service such as USAFIS the same as an immigration lawyer. If my application is successful then I will very happily supply USAFIS with a testimonial. I have thoroughly researched all the complaints online and not a single complaint has held up. As for the telemarketers doing the big sales pitch - good on them. It's a job! A sales job! They are meant to make money for their employer. In tough economic times jobs are hard to come by. Don't be mean to the people in the call centre. If you don't want to give your details over the phone or you don't want to sign up for something - don't do it. Just politely say no thank you and hang up the phone. You have enough friends, you probably won't be making a new one through the call centre. And good luck in the lottery.

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