126, Report: #122207
Posted Date: Dec 10 2004
Gateway Computers, First Link Benefits rip-off! Champagne New York
My wife and I received a telephone call from First Link on December 10, 2004 at 1:00 PM. The man on the line claimed a credit card account was approved for my wife with a credit line of $2,500. The man said we must first pay upfront fee of $354.90. The man stated no interest on a...
First Link Benefits - Gateway, Champagne, New York,
Categories: Corrupt Companies
127, Report: #122021
Posted Date: Dec 09 2004
Gateway Computers rip-off! Unresolved problems. North Sioux City, South Dakota
Tech supoort nor Customer service resolves any problems. after contacting gateway computer via certified mail reguarding my bad pc and recieving another mixed up pc with parts that conflict with the operating system. i have to send another certified leter. gateway computers and the ...
Gateway Computers, North Sioux City, South Dakota,
128, Report: #119410
Posted Date: Nov 25 2004
Gate Way Computers Inc., Firstinete WebGate Way Computers, First Inete WebGate, First Inete Online ripoff They promesed a credit card with 10,000 dollar limit and free ccomputer and took 450.00 dollars from my bank account Clearwater Florida *EDitor's suggestion on how to get your money back for fraudulent charges to your bank account!
I got an e-mail telling me I had been approved for a credit card with a 10,000 dollar limit and a free Gateway computer. And that I would only have to pay for shipping. I never ricieved the credit card,only a membership card. First Inete Online took 150.00 dollars from my check...
Gate Way Computers - First Inete Online - Firstinete Web - GateWay Computers, Clearwater, Florida,
Categories: Computer Marketing Companies
129, Report: #119248
Posted Date: Nov 24 2004
Gateway Computers And Paradigm Acceptance Company rip-off! Fraudulent business practices. Unauthorized bank account withdrawal. Hampton Virginia *EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back into your bank account!
My wife placed an order on-line at Gateway website and received call from Paradigm informing my wife that we had been approved for a new Gateway Computer. This was on November 11, 2004. The representative did not fully disclosed that the down payment was not refundable. My wife ...
Gateway Computers - Paradigm Acceptance Company, Hampton, Virginia,
130, Report: #114379
Posted Date: Oct 24 2004
Gateway Computers Attempted ripoff and how I got it fixed-a help to other victims of Gateway Computers Poway California
I'm posting an experience that was since resolved in the hopes that: a). You folks know you're not alone in getting headaches from Gateway. b). Others can use the method I did to get their problems corrected. c). Gateway's pattern of shady business practices will be further evide...
Gateway Computers, Poway, California,
131, Report: #75284
Posted Date: Oct 09 2004
Gateway Computer ripoff, deceitful selling practices dishonest sales reps I feel very cheated by Gateway Sioux City South Dakota
In April of 2002 I contacted Gateway Computers via the internet and with phone followups to purchase a new computer system. I had informed the sales rep I did not know anything about CD Burners, DVD Burners except they make CD's and DVD's. She informed me my machine would burn and...
Gateway Computer, Sioux City, South Dakota,
132, Report: #111928
Posted Date: Oct 07 2004
Gateway.com Ripoff! Confirmed They Delivered Me A Defective Computer for $2,178.98 But Still Refuses To Refund My Money! Internet
Gateway's Defective Computers & Deceptive Business Policies Force Consumers To Pay The Price........ And We're Not Getting What We Paid For! It is completely fraudulent to sell a customer an incomplete product for $2,178.98 with no power cord and a dead mouse and then deny a retu...
133, Report: #110721
Posted Date: Oct 06 2004
Gateway Computers impedes military support to thousands of service members serving around the world. Rip-off! North Sioux South Dakota
Gateway Computer Co. impedes military support to thousands of service members serving around the world. Product Warning: Do not buy or refer anyone to buy a Gateway or E machine computer or any related products. HFHQ which provides year around support to service members servin...
Gateway Computers, North Sioux, South Dakota,
134, Report: #109220
Posted Date: Sep 20 2004
Gateway fraudulent billing, not honoring warranty, tech support a fraud! Rip-off! Internet
I'm gonna summarize this since it's a long story. I bought a $1700 laptop through gateway 14 months ago. after a couple months, it overheated and i had to send it in for repairs (at my own expense). I was told it would take 1-2 weeks. It ended up taking 2 months due to the laptop be...
135, Report: #103741
Posted Date: Aug 15 2004
Gateway Computers ripoff, did not honor warranty, never answered letters, phone calls Internet
I purchased a $1200 Gateway computer via the telephone and within a month the keyboard would freeze up requiring multiple phone calls to their technical line which required over 1-2 hours of waiting and online repairs. They refused to replace the computer stating it was reparable by...
Gateway Computers, Internet,
136, Report: #100357
Posted Date: Jul 24 2004
GATEWAY COMPUTERS rip-off! CANNOT TALK WITH A PERSON. MAKING UP BILLS. GATEWAY West Virginia
I had a computer replaced by gateway warranty. They claimed that i owed them $1400, which is totally untrue. I paid almost $200 for the warranty and was guaranteed never to pay anything else. When i recieved the letter stating that i owed them the false amount, i tried to call th...
GATEWAY COMPUTERS, GATEWAY, West Virginia,
137, Report: #91497
Posted Date: May 14 2004
Gateway Computers ripoff Novi, Michigan & North Dakota
I had a three year contract with gateway and they closed all their stores. I still have a year left and want a refund. Ruby lincoln park, MichiganU.S.A.
Gateway Computers, North Dakota,
138, Report: #87940
Posted Date: Apr 16 2004
Consumer Electronics Technology Services - CETSS THIS COMPANY DID NOT GIVE TRUE INFORMATION AND HAVE NOT RETURNED MY MONEY $284.90 AFTER I RETURNED THEIR PRODUCT NOW THEY ARE NOT ANSWERING THE NUMBER New York
This company contacted me saying that they were running a promotion for companies like Sony, Nokia and Gateway computers and they were givng computer, digital camera & camcoder from sony and cell phone for nokia for free for only $284.90. they said it was a one time promotion. When ...
Consumer Electronics Technology Services,CETSS, NEWYORK, New York,
Categories: Miscellaneous Office Services
139, Report: #79576
Posted Date: Apr 07 2004
Gateway Computers ripoff run around (and around and around and around) I have tolerated a lot from this company and I have a lemon, and no one is willing to help me. Nationwide
I am a travel writer. I travel constantly, at least three weeks every month. When my clunky old laptop gave up the ghost I went off in search of a new one that would be lightweight, powerful, and wireless. Everything I needed was to be found in Gateway's 200ARC. It's a little ...
Gateway Computers, Nationwide, Nationwide,
140, Report: #85645
Posted Date: Mar 27 2004
Gateway Computers - E-Machines Ripoff Now You See It Now You Don't Wilmington Now Closed North Carolina
During November of 2002 I felt prepared to invest in my own PC. I always refer to Consumer's Reports before making a large purchase. I decided on Gateway (I can already hear some of you saying what were you thinking) for several reasons. 1st Consumer's Report gave it a reasonable...
Gateway Computers, Wilmington, North Carolina,
141, Report: #85125
Posted Date: Mar 24 2004
Gateway charges boucou buck for tech support Nationwide
I bought a Gateway PC about three years ago through a finance company called Intellipurchse because of my bad credit. I was sold one thing and sent another. Insted of a Pentium, I got a Celeron. Instead of a kick-bitt surfing and game console, I got a machine that was average a...
142, Report: #81535
Posted Date: Feb 24 2004
Gateway Inc Gateway tells me to call back , talk to Case Management. Then refuses to connect me Sioux City South Dakota
Follow up on my recent report of 02/13/2004. I was told by a Customer Service Supervisor and a Tech Supervisor to call back and speak with a Case Management person. Calling back I was told by six different tech reps that they could not transfer me to Case Management. These reps t...
Gateway Inc, Nationwide,
143, Report: #81189
Posted Date: Feb 20 2004
Gateway Computers ripoff of length of time for repair and where repairs are done; very poor customer service regarding customer satisfaction North Sioux City South Dakota
I purchased a Gateway Profile 4 computer on 1/27/03. In less than a year I had to have it repaired. To my dismay, the computer could not be repaired on site, i.e the store where I bought it. I had to mail it to Little Rock Ark. for repair. I was not told this when I bought it. ...
Gateway Computers, North Sioux City, South Dakota,
144, Report: #80375
Posted Date: Feb 14 2004
Gateway Inc Sold improper computers for our application and refuses to replace or repair Soiux City South Dakota
This report concerns over 200 reported and documented incidents concerning the Gateweay Performance 500 computers. Originally obtained as part of a package deal Gateway had a few years back called the Tech Refresh Lease/Purchase Plan. This plan was to replace the old outdated compu...
Gateway, North Soiux City, South Dakota,
145, Report: #79014
Posted Date: Feb 06 2004
Gateway And Home Shopping Network didn't honor unconditional money back guarantee and continuing to take money from my account without permission. North Sioux City & St Petersburg South Dakota & Florida
I made the mistake of believing what hsn said about Gateway when they had a big special on computers in December. I bought the crap they were selling and on January 12, I bought a laptop, but I really wanted the desktop they were selling. When they sold out on the show, I should...
Gateway And Home Shopping Network, North Sioux City, South Dakota,
Categories: Computer Fraud
146, Report: #67137
Posted Date: Jan 03 2004
Gateway Computers fraudulent billing deceptive trade pracitices refused to negotiate settlement Souix City South Dakota Internet
I called Gateway and got a quote for a machine. When It arrived, there was no paperwork concerning amount to be billed. When computer was setup, it did not function properly. Called tech support and got disconnected several times while being transferred. Received billing statem...
Gateway Computers, Nationwide,
147, Report: #76126
Posted Date: Dec 29 2003
Gateway Computers ripoff I guess those spots represent mad cow because they were definetly mad Sioux Falls South Dakota
I am a firm believer of the policy of buying a warranty when you purchase electronics. I purchased a computer and a all in one printer from gateway in January of 2001. The computer was going fine for the first three months then all of a sudden the monitor would not turn on. I did al...
Gateway Computers, Sioux Falls, South Dakota,
148, Report: #69452
Posted Date: Oct 18 2003
America Online And Gateway Computers AOL charged me $335.61 for FREE service!! How the heck can they rip you off too. ripoff Jacksonville Florida
Hi, This is my second time to post this. It seems that it is no longer on the this web site. I have changed my e mail. That may be why. I bought my computer direct from a Gateway store in State College PA.in November 2002. In January 2003 AOL debited my bank account for $335.61...
America Online - AOL - Gateway Computers, Jacksonville, Florida,
Categories: Internet Services
149, Report: #65925
Posted Date: Aug 19 2003
Gateway Computers/MBNA My Lemon Gateway, how it cost me my education, and how they are threatening my credit rating. Poway California
I was very excited to be going back to school. I was lucky enough to get ahold of a lump sum of cash when I went back to school fulltime so that I could get a new computer (I transferred in as Junior with my 2-year technical degree). I took my money and went down to the gateway co...
Gateway/MBNA, Poway, California,
150, Report: #63741
Posted Date: Jul 15 2003
Gateway Computer Ripoff I did not get what I ordered the business that doesnt give a dam North Sioux City South Dakota
Several weeks ago I purchased a new Gateway computer. As part of the package I ordered a 750MB INTERNAL ZIP drive. When the computer arrived it came with a 250MB EXTERNAL ZIP drive. I immediately called Gateway and told them of the mistake. They said all they could do was sen...
Gateway Computers, North Sioux City, South Dakota,