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PowerSale / fraud

United States, CY Review updated:
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Contact information:
Phone: 1-877-244-1121
I was scammed by Google Treasure Chest. A company called Safelock took money out of my checking account. NOW, a company called Powersale has taken money out of my account also, in the amount of $27.84. I'm Going to have to cancel my debit card so noone else can screw me. If there is any lawyers out there who wants to take on a class action suit, with Google paying your fee, let us all know. This is absolutely ridiculous and Google needs to be held accountable. Though I didn't see the agreement in the fine print when I ordered the CD, Google is now giving other scam artists my information to take me to the cleaners. Where the heck is CY anyway.


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N  19th of Jun, 2009 by 
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PowerSale - Unauthorised transaction
280 South Main Street, Suite 300 Pleasant Grove, UT 84065
United States
Phone: 866-200-5186/ 888-248-9285

I signed up to get into an internet work at home business but it ended up being a scam. The scummers market this business as a google business, and there all indications that its legit. The obviously put fake commenst from satisfied customers who are making hundreds per day. Anyway today, I got a debit for $1.97 from POWERSALE and a week later got another debit for $72.21 from BLAZINGWORDS. None of these companies take their phones and when they happene top do so, there is no help, they want ask for your full details like bank card number. Now how do you give the same number to teh same people who are taking money away from you without your authorization?

Now, I called my bank, and they would do nothing until the payment goes thriugh and then lodge a claim, I think this is stupid because I was calling before the transaction actually happens, and they would not stop the payment.

Right now, I have not received a coin back and I am hoping that this can be stopped by someone before these scummers force commit suicide.
A  29th of Jun, 2009 by 
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same thing happened to me. sue these thieves
A  29th of Jun, 2009 by 
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This is huge scam and needs to be shut down.

Get on the phone with your credit card company and request a charge back for any fraudulent charges.

Report the fraud / scam to the FTC at ftc.gov and file a complaint at ic3.gov also (FBI internet crimes division)
N  30th of Jun, 2009 by 
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I got hit too! by both Powersale and Grantmasters. I can barely feed my family and then this happens. This is a lot of money if you are on a tight budget,
A  30th of Jun, 2009 by 
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CY = Cyprus ?
N  30th of Jun, 2009 by 
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I have not installed any c.d. from google. I just moved and received my bank statement I am $-721.75 on a closed account from POWERSALE. Well the last two bounce fees anyways. $2.17 and $72.21. How lovely.

N  30th of Jun, 2009 by 
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Why do they keep taking the same average amount of money. They took $2.17 on one charge and $72.21 on the other. My bank account is at $ -721.75. This account was closed before this ever happened. How can somebody sleep at night after randomly victimizing people like this? The F.B.I. should be able to do SOMETHING.
N  1st of Jul, 2009 by 
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I guess I'm not alone on this. I was billed $73 this morning and the number on my statement was disconnected. Looks like everybody else had the same problem. but yeah so my bank was able to track down the right number for me - 888-244-1121. I called them and got my money back. Hope this helps. Good luck.
A  3rd of Jul, 2009 by 
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Complain to the FTC - they have a new guy in charge and he is cracking down on work at home scams and other similar frauds.

www.FTC.gov - file a complaint online form

Also to the FBI - they have a website just for internet crime and fraud - takes 5 minutes to fill in the complaint form:


You can also give the FTC and IC3 a link to the https://www.complaintsboard.com site so that they can see a LOT of people got scammed.

Also, if you read this website there are links between Blazing Keywords A1 member and spam and even some porn company in England, UK! Some people also got a trojan virus on their PC form the Google Kit cd. This is truly a nasty business.

The website with more info on this scam is:

(copy and paste into your browser or you can find the link from their homepage by typing in www.strangelyperfect.tv )

Many complaints here too:

A  6th of Jul, 2009 by 
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I got hit by Powersail 3 times for amounts of $36.77, $72.21, and $38.34 along with $.29, and $.58 in international transaction fees. The last one sent me into overdraft, so he did not get the fee. When I first called my bank, they thought I just ordered something and did not remember it and told me to file a claim and since we have Visa cards that we would get our money back. I was angry, but it helps to know that I am not the only one.
A  7th of Jul, 2009 by 
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OK, I too have charges: The Learn to Earn $73.83;
2- Powersale $24.87; Search chest $72.21; grant masters-$24.87; 2- safelock ID- $38.84; My cash leader $58.61; EZ Training Program $1.87; plus Intl Conv fees.
I have been dealing with illness in family...death in family...going on 7 mths unemployment...swamped...stressed...looking for work...these charges created bounced checks...which cost me even more monies!!!
These crooks need to be locked up. I'm on board. Hve gone to my bank and canceled debit card...which causes more hassels with auto pymts.
N  8th of Jul, 2009 by 
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PowerSale - did not order , faudulent charges
United States

I am being charded for something I did not order, there is a false phone number, I can not get my money back !
Why cant they do something about these companys!
A  8th of Jul, 2009 by 
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I too have been hit with charges from a bunch of different componies. A1 for 72.21, Grant Masters for 38.34, and POWERSALE also for 72.21, all have refunded my money thankfully except the powersale one which the #1-877-244-1121 is no longer in service, if anyone has info on that one I would appreciate it, I tried calling the # that Lucas G gave and that was for the A1 member not powersale, although they are the same amounts. I canceled my6 bank card, but hopefully I do not have to cancel my whole bank account.
A  8th of Jul, 2009 by 
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SCAM! It is linked with Google Treasure Chest; Safelock ID, BlazingWords and Google Money Tree scams.

Where to file a complaint (as unlike the BBB the following have the authority to take legal action):

www.FTC.gov (Federal Trade Commission)

www.IC3.gov (FBI Internet Crimes Division)

Your state Attorney Generals office:
N  12th of Jul, 2009 by 
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such company made an unauthorized charge to my visa account for $72.21
N  14th of Jul, 2009 by 
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Hello everybody, HERE'S SOME HELP:

I was scammed just like all of you. Heres a little bit of help: call this number 1-888-248-9285. It is a customer service line located in i think India or Egypt, and although they wont admit it, all the calls for powersale, blazing key words, grant masters and im sure other scams are all directed here. But you have to call for each charge individually and ask for a refund of that amount and to cancel your account with them. Then call back for all the other scammed charges individually (if you try to do them all at the same time, they say they are not affiliated with that other company).

We did this for grant masters first, called again for blazing key words, then again for powersale. It worked, and we got very similar cancellation numbers, and similar cancellation emails for all three.

You may have to call a few times, because they are very busy, and it might take a while to get a representative. But at least you'll get your money back.

I dont know if this will help, but heres the #' they provided in the cancellation emails: 888-248-9285

-hope i helped a little.
N  17th of Jul, 2009 by 
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I also was scammed like everyone here started with $1.97 just for some literature. Literature never did come but unautherized charges sure as hell did $72.21USD. $38.34 $29.00 overlimit fee. I've was told by the bank to cancel my cardS because they even were able to attack my flippin mastercard...I did'nt give them it, that was for some kind of Privacyprotection Plus. If I was'nt so mad this one was laughable given the name. This charge, they actually did credit me back. Through my trouble with the powersale scam crap I managed to find some phone #s 866-531-5311 as well The Powersale # that come on my statement and probably yours was 877-244-1121 turns out dial 888 not 877 like Lucas said. Good luck all on getting your $ back, any that do please post back and give us your secret.
A  18th of Jul, 2009 by 
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I just discovered that it is happening to me - closed my card out - not will be trying to recoup my $ - $38.34 and 2 @ $72.71 STM
A  20th of Jul, 2009 by 
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My account was charged $72.21. I have no clue what power sale is anyway. This is the company that charged me $72.21! I would like to know what or who power sale is. I WOULD like my money back. Thank - you
N  20th of Jul, 2009 by 
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i also have been scammed from these companies. And thanks to all these other complaints i was able to communicate with them to recieve my monies back. but to all other people BEWARE don't let them get u like they got us.

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