176, Report: #164060
Posted Date: Nov 10 2005
CompUsa Bad Bad customer service Ripoff Nationwide Internet
CompUSa online charged my credit card immediately, order got lost in transit with their own courier; Customer Service could not track it. Would not credit my card until they received the item that i never received. Final upon receipt CompUsa would not release the credit back to my c...
Categories: On-Line Stores
177, Report: #163044
Posted Date: Nov 02 2005
TCA Fulfillment Services ripoff rebate approved status for ever but check never sent New Rochelle New York
Well, same story. My 2 rebates on TCA website shows as approved since July 2005 (purchase date of May 29 from CompUsa) but that is it. Haven't received the check. Tried calling the number and it says disconnected. Read somewhere online that this company has gone belly up? Does...
Categories: Corrupt Companies
178, Report: #162989
Posted Date: Nov 02 2005
Seagate, Parago $40 Mailed-in rebate for 250MB external disk drive Fraud Scotts Valley California
Summary: Place of Purchase: Fry's Electronics Date of Purchase: 5/18/05 Rebate Submission Date: 5/26/05 Expected Rebate Amount: $40.00 My attempts to resolve this matter with Promotions Customer Service have only led me in circles: On 7/28/05, I realized that my rebate pay...
179, Report: #161424
Posted Date: Oct 20 2005
CompUSA's Own Rebate System Is Wrong And They Aren't Willing To Fix It Or Listen!! ripoff wrong UPC mean manager bad service hung-up on Internet Nationwide
I recently purchased a 19 Acer LCD monitor from CompUSA's website while they were offering a $120 mail-in rebate. I carefully filled out all of the forms correctly and cut off the UPC code from the monitor's box. I sent all of the forms during the specified time period via USPS wi...
180, Report: #161289
Posted Date: Oct 19 2005
CompUSA Ripoff Refuses to honor rebates Scottsdale Arizona
This comany has refused to honor a rebate. I waited 12 weeks before following up. After I inquired, I was told that a 3rd party handles all these requests, and given an 800# to call. The people at the rebate center were very nice, but could not help. They had no record of my reb...
Categories: Miscellaneous Electronics
181, Report: #159928
Posted Date: Oct 07 2005
CompUSA Technician Installed RAM as Upgrade, Ruined Keyboard on New Laptop, Ripoff Tucson Arizona
My son, Jack Randall, took is 6 months old HP laptop into CompUsa at the Tucson office next to the Tucson Mall for an upgrade of the RAM. The technician ruined the keyboard and now it does not work. He left scratches using a screw driver on the keyboard while installing the n...
Categories: Computer Service & Repair
182, Report: #159030
Posted Date: Sep 30 2005
Envision Monitor Rebates RIPOFF Scam Cheating consumers Niagra Falls New York
Buy an Envision 17 monitor and send within a certain time period and receive your 50 dollar rebate,sounds simple doesn't it? These clowns have you jumping thru all the hoops including telling you that it takes 10-12 weeks just to process a rebate. Idon't see where ANYTHING takes 10-...
Categories: Electronic Manufacturers
183, Report: #158380
Posted Date: Sep 26 2005
CompUSA, Retail Services Ripoff, delayed billing scam and didn't get the check for pay-off! Baltimore Maryland
I had purchased a computer from CompUSA and had delayed billing with their Reatil Services finance Group. I had a check sent over a month ahead to payoff the accountin order to not have to pay delayed interest. When I checked the account for payoff through their automated phone se...
Categories: Credit Card Processing (ACH) Companies
184, Report: #157404
Posted Date: Sep 17 2005
CompUSA Advertises rebate, provides invalid rebate form, then refuses to pay Ripoff Dallas Texas
I purchased the product because of a $10 rebate advertised in CompUSA flier and filed rebate with form provided by CompUSA RebateHouse and manufacturer both say CompUSA advertised an invalid rebate, and will not pay. After multipe calls to all parties (phone and email), CompUS...
185, Report: #141927
Posted Date: Sep 02 2005
CompUSA Store rebate ripoff deceitful sales practice and their 21 day return policy, refused to give me a refund Phoenix Arizona
Before purchasing a computer from CompUSA, I asked the salesman what the return policy was. He said I had 21 days to see if I wanted the product. The computer had a rebate for the computer, monitor and printer. I was told I had to mail in the rebate forms to get the refund. I...
Categories: Audio & Electronics Shops
186, Report: #146776
Posted Date: Aug 24 2005
CompUSA, used parts, theft, switching for old parts, scam. Comp usa scams customers San Bruno California
Im beginning to wish I stayed in NY. Seems there are a LOT of scamming company's running rampant in CA unchecked. Comp USA is one of them. They offer service contracts on their computers which my wife bought with her system. She had purchased a Pentium 4 HP system. Close to top of t...
187, Report: #144453
Posted Date: Aug 17 2005
CompUSA RebateCompUSA ripoff, scheme, deception Multiple Nationwide mesa Arizona
Apperantly large companies tend to make these rebate schemes the norm. I've sent rebates with Best Buy and have never had this problem. I will no longer purchase anything with COMPUSA. I sent in the rebats for a computer package purchased in March. I followed all the directions a...
188, Report: #153879
Posted Date: Aug 16 2005
Rocky Mountain Home Theater Distributors Scam for good speakers dont buy things froma person selling stuff out of the back of a van in a parking lot Boulder Colorado
I was on my way into the local compUSA when a man in a white astro van hailed me and began to talk rapidly about speakers he got for free and how he needed to get rid of them before he went to his next install job. He was very adamant about there actual value which was around $800 o...
189, Report: #150006
Posted Date: Jul 16 2005
BGE ripoff, lightening strike, power outage, burned out PC Video Card, Will Not Replace and or Protect or Insure Baltimore Maryland
On July 16 2005, there was a sudden power failure during a thunder storm at 2:27PM. My Geforce 4 4800 SE video card was sending a movie to my projection tv when the power went out. The tv-secondary screen was made the primary for Interactive WinDVD7 player and was lost during the st...
Categories: Electrical Services
190, Report: #149973
Posted Date: Jul 16 2005
Netgear rebate ripoff Santa Clara California
Like so many before me, I purchased a Netgear wireless router and card from CompUSA. Sent in all the rebate crap, made sure everything was complete and correct (checked it twice). Got a postcard saying various things were missing. I don't have copies of the receipts so I'm screw...
191, Report: #149028
Posted Date: Jul 09 2005
CompUSA Linksys complete REBATE RIPOFF New York New York
I got a Linksys wireless router for internet with supposed $20 CompUSA rebate and $10 Linksys rebate. The cashier gave me a thermal i.e., receipt that was about 3 feet long and she said the rebate info was on there. Great. So I got home and meticulously filled all out, cut out...
192, Report: #145501
Posted Date: Jun 08 2005
CompUSA - The Express Group rebate ripoff Stated the submission was not postmarked within allotted days of purchase. Wixom Michigan
Puchased a computer monitor from Comp Usa. Mailed in the correct rebate information required and confirmed post marked date and time. I know this becuase I purchased the postal stamp from the post office which means it actually was printed with the date. Received a notice in the mai...
193, Report: #144454
Posted Date: May 30 2005
Pepboys Auto Parts Pepboys Auto Parts Rebate Pepboys Auto Parts Scam ripoff mesa Arizona
Apperantly large companies tend to make these rebate schemes the norm. I've sent rebates with Best Buy and have never had this problem. I will no longer purchase anything with COMPUSA. My spouce sent in a rebate that the Pepboys cashier pointed out to him. He read everything care...
Categories: Auto Parts
194, Report: #144120
Posted Date: May 26 2005
PNY Technologies - Comp USA - Rebate Ripoff bought a usb flash Pny at Comp Usa _ PR on 12/09/04, at 39.99 with a 10.00 rebate by mail, I sent the rebate Miami - Pny Comp Usa - Puerto Rico Nationwide
I bought on 12/2004 a usb flash drive PNY at Comp USA PR it price was 39.99 with a 10.00 rebate by mail. I sent all documents on time but today 5-26-2005 I hadn't received the rebate. I had called, I had sent the documents by fax on a second time, I had written e-mails. Every t...
Categories: Computer Manufactures
195, Report: #131446
Posted Date: May 25 2005
Tca Fulfillment Services rebate ripoff Nationwide
My situation is similar to others. I purchased a Samsung Monitor at a CompUSA in Honolulu and completed the necessary paperwork to receive my promised $50 rebate. An email confirmed the rebate and gave me a tracking number: Offer# 21504 SAMSUNG 712N MONITOR REBATE Rebate I...
196, Report: #142301
Posted Date: May 11 2005
Best Buy PSP Plan Ripoff - Pressured me to take delivery of a broken refurb unit San Francisco California
On March 30th, 2005, I bought my HP OfficeJet D145 into BestBuy for repairs. The problem I was having is whenever the printer tries to print on an envelop, the printer will also make stray marks around the area being printed on. After minor inspection, the tech said he will send it ...
197, Report: #141582
Posted Date: May 05 2005
CompUSA warranty ripoff Greensboro North Carolina
CompUSA Superstore I brought in a Toshiba laptop for repair, and while I was there, I bought a new laptop for $1499. I was not given a choice, I had to buy the TAP they offer due to the Special price. For the first 3 months, I was on the phone with toshiba tech support constantly. ...
198, Report: #141227
Posted Date: May 02 2005
Comp USA Does not pay out rebates even with required forms and receipts Rebate Ripoff Austin Texas
Purchased three separate items over a period of one week. All had rebates. All came with separate rebate form and original receipt. Recevied notes on all three that proper documentation and store address were not submitted. (Epson (2x), Canon) Took copies of all docs to CompUSA...
199, Report: #140161
Posted Date: Apr 25 2005
Soyo Group Ripoff Rebate Problems? Read this. Ontario California
The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) cracked down on CompUSA recently when one of their vendors went bust and failed to pay rebates due customers. They made CompUSA pay all the missing rebates! I'm due $120 by Soyo on three different rebates from early August 2004 and I haven't re...
200, Report: #104797
Posted Date: Apr 24 2005
Best Buy Stores dishonest pricing from computer salesperson ripoff Sacramento California
One week ago, I was preparing to purchase a computer. My computer guru friend and I visited our local Best Buy and, with the help of a salesman, put together a package with printer and monitor that fit my budget. We had been discussing various computers but had narrowed it down to...