Usenet.nl — billed for something I didn't use
Yesterday 28.06.17 I received an letter from usenet telling me that I owe them Euros 99. Please find below the emails they sent. I recall signing up for a free trial but my payment from paypal did not go through so I thought I had not entered into the trial. Please see below where I have cut and pasted the emails (or parts of them pertaining to my trail.)
We are glad you chose to use usenet.nl! What’s coming next? Download the newsreader of your choice, enter your access data and the journey is about to begin!
This email contains your login data:
Cust. ID: 8053179
Enter your login data in the newsreader of your choice and get started right away.
Hello Mary O'Neill;
We noticed that, although you signed up at usenet.nl, you have not logged in yet.
Which is very unfortunate, because 25, 000 terabytes of unlimited music, videos & posts are waiting for you! Since your registration, 45 terabytes of new videos, software and music files have been uploaded, as well as millions of discussions have been led.
You surely do not want to miss the fascinating world of the Usenet!
All you need is the appropriate newsreader. This software is similar to an internet browser.
Have you already downloaded a newsreader?
We would be pleased to help you with the installation, which will not even take up a minute of your time.
Please choose the appropriate download link:
Please run the downloaded setup file and follow through the easy installation instructions.
One last step before you can start - enter the login details, which have already been sent to you in the email "Your access data for Usenet.nl".
1 May at 11:05
Hello Mary O'Neill,
your usenet.nl account will be extended by another term in 10 days.
You will be charged EUR 99, 96.
Please do not reply to this e-mail, this is a no-reply address.
8 May at 11:42 PM
Hello Mary O'Neill,
we have tried to deduct the membership fee for your usenet.nl account on 09/05/17 00:42, but this has not been successful.
Your account has been suspended.
Please ensure that:
a) that PayPal has permission to debit your bank account or credit card.
b) that the data stored at PayPal is correct.
Please note that unfortunately PayPal accounts that are topped up manually by money transfer cannot be accepted.
As soon as verification has been successfully completed, your test account will be activated and you will be able to use your login data to surf Usenet with Highspeed.