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www.naturesacai.com & lifestylesfit / took 79.61 $out of my account/then agagin took another 45.$ out from lifestylesfit!!

1 1118 47th Ave.NorthStpetersburg, FL, United States Review updated:
Contact information:
Phone: 1-727-599-3237

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Hi-this is my complaint.( I aploigize for the lengh, but please read!!)
First, I am also complaining about A.O.L. too, as they provided the link to this "testimonial advertisement". (If they are interested in keeping a good reputation -they really should investigate who/ what they are selling you! & I believe, if I am remembering correctly, the ad was under-their “NEWS" section! NOT a POP-UP advertisement!--AOL was seemly condoning this site as a miracle for wrinkles!! Here is what happened to me:
I was browsing on-line about a week from today [3/12/2009], & my homepage is AOL & as I usually do in the morning I drink my coffee in the morning and read their "news" section-it's usually {go to AOL & see for yourself} a thing I do. They usually have 5-6 things up w/short articles about a variety of subjects from Holly-wood to the President. Usually sensational, I’ll admit…
So while browsing their "headlines” I saw there that they had a testimonial by a woman who said that she found this "cure" for wrinkles through using 2 products...so I bite, and go to the site. They offered a 14 day supply of this “pill ” & all YOU {<the consumer} has to do is pay the shipping.-Okay I thought, and the shipping was 3.79$ {Or something close-won't swear on the change}!!! But I will swear on my story. -
Moving along, (now I have a new lap-top ) and I was experimenting with my Auto-Fill feature...I admit I got distracted and filled out all the info on card “two” >> with my credit card number. I pressed Auto-fill, (to see what it would look like!!!) but I’d already decided>>>> NOT to buy the trial 14 day products!!!
BUT that's beside the point because; IF I DID SUBMIT IT-WHICH I DID NOT! I recall distinctly, ERASING my visa/debit card information!! --So if it did get there;-it would NOT have had the number there for them to take the money out!!!
-BUT NOW that I see that they are BOGUS and that they are ripping people off who NEVER even WENT to their site (Like me; with the second company: www.Lifestylesfit.com >>I never went there at all!!!)-So, This Bogus CO. must have received MY Acct. ILLEGALLY!!! NOT ONLY That, I would have NEVER AGREED TO PAY 80$[<AVERAGE OF} FOR THESE PILLS!! I WAS ONLY considering the TRAIL FOR 3.79$ & BUT THEN I DECIDED AGAINST IT!!! FOR THIS VERY REASON!!!—(SOMETHING TOLD ME-DON'T DO IT)!!!-SO I DIDN'T!! I WAS SUSPICIOUS FROM THE BEGINNING & WAS REALLY ONLY PLAYING AROUND WITH MY NEW LAP-TOP [I WAS EXPERIMENTING W/ THE AUTO-FILL, & I WAS not intending on buying I had CHANGED MY MIND BY THEN!!---
Later [ABOUT 3 DAYS]-I decided to check my Wachovia account because I had left myself some spending money of around 150.00$, that I saved for something I wanted to get-but to my surprise-THERE WASN'T ANY MONEY LEFT IN MY ACCOUNT!! ONLY THESE 2 BOGUS CHARGES TO MY ACCOUNT; one was from WWW.NATURESACAI & THE OTHER WAS WWW.LIFESTYLESFIT.COM –THE FIRST CHARGING ME 79.61$ & THE other WAS A HOLD TO MY ACCOUNT FOR 45.00$ FROM THIS; >WWW.LIFESTYLESFIT.COM
A TOTAL OF 125.00$ OF CHARGES TO MY CHECKING ACCOUNT THAT WERE UNAUTHORIZED!!! & THE LIFESTYLESFIT COMPANY GOT MY ACCOUNT # {I AM GUESSING, BUT HOW ELSE?} FROM NATURES ACAI!!! LAST TIME I CHECKED THIS IS AMERICA AND THAT IS OUT-RIGHT FRAUD!!! I AM IN THE HOLE W/ THE BANK AND HAD TO BORROW $ FROM MY FAMILY {THANKS BE TO GOD THAT THEY WERE THERE} FOR 100.00$ TO COVER THIS DEBT THAT I DON'T OWE!!!—!!!
***WHAT IS WORSE THIS IS HOW WACHOVIA BANK HANDLED THIS:
THE FIRST TIME I CALLED THIS IS WHAT I WAS TOLD: “I am sorry mame but you gave your debt card to this company and they have the right to charge what-ever they like to your account after this point in time"-I said, “REALLY!! & I explained what had happened, asked her if she could put a hold on LIFESTYLESFIT for the other 45.${Because it had NOT POSTED YET} because I had never heard of them, ...ect." the answer:" No may we can't put a hold on that, you have to wait until the charges go through then call the company, and get your money back-explain this to them." -- “OKAY, What is the number to the NATURESACAI & I will call THAT ONE NOW!" I was given this number a 1-800 number BY WACHOVIA that connected me to a GOD-FATHER’S PIZZA, in GA!!! I WAS REALLY LOSING BY NOW & I called Wachovia back & I SAID, “WHY IN THE H---WOULD YOU, A godfather’s pizza JOINT IN GA.??"
***HERE FOR WHAT NATURES ACAI REPRESENTIVE SAID TO ME:
After much haggling w/ the bank I got connected to someone, here’s what they said:
I told them my name, explained it & the individual {who didn't understand me at all-from india, I think…} SAID, "OH I DON'T SEE YOUR NAME HERE----WE HAVE NO RECORD OF YOU-WE DIDN'T DO BUSINESS WITH YOU AT ALL!!!" so, I took a deep breath and said, “I NEED YOU TO TELL ME WHO YOU ARE, & WHAT BUSINESS YOU'RE WORKING FOR NOW." he COOLLY REPLYED, "i DON'T HAVE TO GIVE YOU ANYTHING MAM'YOUR NOT EVEN OUR CUSTOMER." I ASKED, “IS THIS NATURESACAI.COM?" "No!!" THEN I SAID, I “THEN WHO ARE YOU??"
" DON'T HAVE TO TELL YOU!!" I SAID “WHAT KIND OF SCAM ARE YOU RUNNING HERE-DO YOU KNOW STEALING IS A FELONY-YOU COULD GO TO JAIL! WHO ARE YOU? CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT KIND OF COMPANY YOU ARE WORKING FOR IF YOU'RE NOT NATURE'SACAI?" He said, "MAME I DON'T KNOW WHO NATURES ACAI IS, WE WORK HERE FOR OVER 40 DIFFERENT COMPANIES, AND-YOU ARE NOT OUR CUSTOMER!!" then I said again<"WHO ARE YOU?" he said, “I AM GEORGE." "WHAT'S YOUR EMPLOY DO EE #?" "I DON'T HAVE TO GIVE IT TO YOU, - "THEN TELL ME THE NAME OF YOUR COMPANY!!" "I DON'T HAVE TOO-YOUR BECOMING ABUSIVE WITH ME AND I DON'T HAVE TO TAKE IT -THAT'S THE LAW-MAME”----at this point the call was terminated!!! So what do I have?
***ALSO>> (I DID call Wachovia’s fraud dept. I was connected by, someone SANE> {THE ONLY PERSON WHO THOUGHT I WAS RIGHT} and he said, "OMG! This sounds like fraud -I am going to connect you to our fraud dept. right away-please hold-" I did and I spoke to “FRANK”, (who was reluctant to give his name too!! I say “FRANK”, because I doubt seriously that it was his real name!--who stated after [I explained all of this], " IT'S NOT FRAUD, MAME’ >YOU GAVE THIS COMPANY YOUR DEBT CARD
#AND AFTER YOU DO THIS THEY CAN CHARGE YOU WHAT EVER THEY LIKE!!”
Why would my bank allow this????is this legal???? Can anyone help me, I don't know the laws-but I know I was ripped off...I know that's ILLEGAL!! IS IT OKAY> by law for an INTERNET COMPANY TO CHARGE WHATEVER THEY LIKE---IF YOU GIVE THEM YOUR DEBT CARD NUMBER??? WHICH I KNOW I DID NOT!!!
1)-I am closing my checking w/ WACHOVIA because they treated me so badly, I have already asked them for a new debit card -so that I could be sure no-one else is going to take my money. You should all cancel your checks /debt card and ask for a new number as debt cards don't have your checking acct. # on them---.but you don't want these scammers taking anymore of your $.
2) I am copying/pasting this letter to my senator at myflorida.com and to the State Consumer Affairs DEPT. of the government that deals w/ fraud.
3)-c/p this to the BBB.
Any other ideas? Please e-mail @ the address listed in bottom box above.
Thank-You very much for reading.
Sincerely, Ms. Merrefield.
You can reach me @: sherrimerre770@verizon.net.
*Here is are the number’s that I called SO Far:
*[protected]-This is the NEW number my bank gave me-I was left on hold for LONG TIME. (Finally hung up-will try later).For WWW.naturesacai.com
*[protected]-For Wachovia Bank-Talked to customer service, then loss management & finally Frank in the fraud Dept..
Here; again, are the Bogus companies that stole more than 125.00$ from my Checking account @ Wachovia:
They are : WWW.NATURESACAI.COM & WWW.LIFESTYLESFIT.COM
These addresses are how they appear on my Checking account & this is the on-line Bogus co.’s that Wachovia verified to me as the people who are listed next to those withdrawals’.

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  • Co
      13th of Mar, 2009
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    On behalf of Nature's Acai Berry, I would like to apologize for any miscommunication of the nature of our risk free trial offer of the acai berry supplement. With so many health benefits, including increasing energy, burning fat, and reducing the signs of aging, the company and its affiliates offers an amazing product! All of the terms are fully disclosed to any and all of our valued customers and thus customers, for whom satisfaction is assumed, agree to a continued membership upon sign-up. This elite membership includes the automatic shipping and billing of your new supply of Nature's Acai Berry to save you the inconvenience of having to reorder by phone! If you have since changed your mind, remember that you have the option of canceling your orders at any time by contacting our helpful customer service representatives at the number listed on our site (1-800-983-7968). Your satisfaction is our number one concern, so feel free to contact us to resolve any issues. Thank you and have a great day!

  • Ba
      19th of Mar, 2009
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    I TOO FEEL AS I WAS SCAMMED BY THIS "FREE TRIAL OFFER" AND WISH THAT I'D NEVER SIGNED UP AS I AM OUT 85.OO AS WELL FOR THIS ACI BERRY THAT MY DOCTOR TOLD ME NOT TO USE!!! I ALSO HAVE FOUND BOGUS CHARGES FOR LIFESTYLEFIT AND AM STILL FIGHTING THAT BATTLE, AM IN THE PROCESS OF CLOSING MY ACCOUNT (CHECKING, WITH DEBIT CARD) TO AVOID THESE PEOPLE FORM TAKING MORE OF MY MONEY FOR NOTHING!!!

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