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National Magazine Services, Inc.Fraudulent suscription renewal

I received a renewal notice for National Geographic magazine in the mail from a company called National Magazine Services, Inc. This company claimed to be an independent magazine agent, and requested $59.88 for a year subscription. They also threatened a possible $20 fee for cancellation. I have received many official renewal notices from National Geographic magazine before, and I did not recognize this company. So, I did an internet search on this name, and found several websites and forums where others exposed this company as fake.


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    Karen Curtis Cook Jul 17, 2017
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    Verified customer

    They tricked me into more magazines. I was already receiving magazine thru another provider, they call me telling me they need my credit card number so they can lock in my new rate. I am paying for something that I didn't sign up for. I don't want to cancel my debit card because I have my children's life insurance policy coming out of the same account. I'm stuck.

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    Steven Yates Mar 10, 2016
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    Verified customer

    I have called a few times to try to stop all subscriptions and I keep being told that I cannot stop these orders. The magazines were ordered by accident !! I am on a fixed income and I cannot afford to keep paying ! I would like to stop all subscriptions ! Please help me stop these subscriptions !! Thank you Steven Yates

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    Analyse Feb 02, 2016

    Husband ordered magazines from them and then tried to cancel. They threatened legal action and took $414 from our checking. Then they called him back and told him they wanted the other 1/2. WTF

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    Gene5 Mar 04, 2015

    This same exact thing just happened to me. Received the same kind of notice, for Nat. Geographic, payment of $59.95 due April 6, 2015. Thought it was bogus since I subscribed directly with N. G. directly online. Checked National Geographic site and found that subscriptions (as I thought) were automatically renewed PLUS mine was not due until Jan, 2016. This company is a ripoff!

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    Evelyn Tkacik Oct 30, 2008
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    a verified customer
    Verified customer

    I sent check #1603 in the amount of $29.90 on 5/10/08 for renewal of Games Magazine. Check was cashed on 5/14/08. As of 10/30/08 no magazines have been received.

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