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credit card rip off

Discussion in 'Strobe Lighting' started by WINTER 3, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. WINTER 3

    WINTER 3 Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 80

    Has anyone purchased anything from strobes n more lately? If so check your credit cards for a $10 charge from a different site. My sister just called to tell me her cc# was used and she traced it back to that purchase. I have purchased stuff from their last year and was going to buy some stuff next week , but I am going to wait to hear back from her after she calls the company and gets the skinny on what happened. Not trying to bash anyone just to for warn people to what happened to my sister
  2. emayer23

    emayer23 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    dude i was realy 2 seconds away from ordering from them let me know what happens
  3. emayer23

    emayer23 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    any word yet:sleeping:
  4. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    by any chances is suppose sister site in AZ or turns up in AZ on your billing . i found that charge on mine like 3weeks ago and i thougbt someone got my CC # jumping thur hoops let me know . its good site too deal with he very fast about orders
  5. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,194

    I will check my credit card but very happy with there service.
  6. Fergy42286

    Fergy42286 Member
    Messages: 30

    I have never had any problems with strobesnmore. They are a great bunch of guys. I have bought over $3000 in lights from them for myself and friends.
    By the way, they also beat anyone elses price.
  7. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    2 times i ordered from them were both nightmares. im glad i dont have the CC that i used back then. the owner is very shady, i have had a few conversations with him and MANY emails! lets just say, make sure that HE (strobesnmore owner) is alyaws right.
  8. Sno What

    Sno What Member
    from CT
    Messages: 80

    I have had no problems with them - the even took time to show me how to crimp AMP connections. Owner is a Vol. FF.
  9. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,613

    I've orderd many times from strobes-n-more and found them to be just fine. It seems like a small one guy type operation from my experience but, I was treated fine.

    The last few orders however, I have used another place which beat strobes-n-more on price and service. ( I don't know them other than my orders and they do hard to find stuff too )

    Brian S. Fucilla
    Fleet Safety Supply
    P.O. Box 649
    Naperville, IL 60566
    (630) 527-1341
    (630) 527-1342 Fax
  10. emayer23

    emayer23 Senior Member
    Messages: 117

    so this place that beat strobes n more price they got a name ;)
  11. scottL

    scottL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,613

    Yeah ... I know maybe a shameless plug but, honestly that's why I noted that I only have a consumer experience to them and NO other contact. Just passing along what I found to be a good contact.
  12. Pearcelawn

    Pearcelawn Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Just for the hell of it I went back in my records to see if my purchase had been on the up and up from strobes-n-more. I found that I have been charged an additional $10 after I made my one purchase from there. I bought a mini strobe bar from them.

    I would rather pay a higher price or get a different product than be ripped off. 10 bucks doesn't sound like much but it is.

    What if anything are you all doing about this? I guess I am going to the bank to dispute this transaction and you can bet I will NEVER deal with them again and will warn others against it.
  13. stroker79

    stroker79 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,802

    wouldnt it be considered credit card fraud? I wish i had the credit card that i used before and that they charged me. I would be all over this issue. Especially with all the problems louis the owner gave me (part of it was they would not tell me the progress of my order since i was not the card holder and my wife was. so i had to get my wife to call and find out the order info and she is a school teacher and had to stop and do this for me. total BS, im dropping it now because im getting furious again just thinking about it).

    I wonder if they are going through money issues and thought that most people wouldnt notice a small $10 charge to thier account.

    Good luck with the dispute!
  14. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,866

    It sounds like its not Strobes n' More that took the $10, sounds like its someone that got peoples credit card #'s and is now nickle and diming there customers. Think about it $10 from a thousand people is a good day at work. I hate crooks and this is what it sounds like to me.
  15. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    I ordered from strobes n more a while ago, was very happy. I noticed they probably use a third party for credit card processing with their cart program, it may be these people doing the over billing. Has anyone asked him about it?

  16. Pearcelawn

    Pearcelawn Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    Site was 123 Web Templates.com in Ga. They had a # attached but of course it is too late tonight to call them. I will keep you posted as I will be calling the bank and the company tomorrow.

    Thanks to all for the info.
  17. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    naw that wasn't what was on bill it was az . thanks man but when i saw you got change like $10.60 i was like hmmmm maybe that change from that place the bank is handling it
  18. Pearcelawn

    Pearcelawn Senior Member
    Messages: 368

    It was $10.60 that I was charged and I will be hitting up the bank today. I will also be calling the # I have for the co. that charged me.

    Will update as soon as I have something.

    I did not say anywhere that I had been charged anything other than $10. How did you know the charge was $10.60? I did not post that info anywhere until right now.
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2008
  19. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Just so you guys know it's illegal to charge extra for using a credit card.
  20. mike psd

    mike psd PlowSite.com Addict
    from pa
    Messages: 1,028

    thats b/c i ordered from strobes and run before the hoildays and then i got paid and check my online banking too see if my check was direct deposited and i save the same charge of about 10.60 and i was like wtf is these called the number no answer no nothing soo now the bank is fighting for me now