Web Education Members
Complaint 123386 Details
- Date Occurred: 06/01/2012
- Reported Damages: $97.95
The complaint is against an online dating profile
The complaint is a listing fraud posted on public forums or sites against an anonymous entity
The complaint is mobile text spam or smishing related against an anonymous entity
The company or person contact no longer exists
Received an email from a friend (which she never sent) with a link to an article about posting links for money (http://www.dorenews.net/biz/?employment=3883912). From the article there is a link to accesshomeincomeinstitute.com, then on to webeducationmembers.com. Signing up for the course to teach you "how to post links" costs $97.95. As you begin the course, there is a banner to sign up for a free website and to contact a specialist (also free). At this point you realize the promise of simply posting links is very misleading. You will be posting affiliate links (pay per sale) to various companies from a website they build for you. You get paid only if the person clicks-through from your site and purchases something. That is what they mean by making money by posting links.
The "Register for 1 on 1 Support Specialist" phone number goes to a contracted company (so they say) called Business Development Center. They attempt to bring you on board their "team" and offer you a life coach, better website, access to their proven internet course (which they claim is used by Baylor University) and free tools that guarantee you will not lose your money - a minimum of a $5,000 investment for this business opportunity.
Unlike some who were unable to access the $97.95 course from Web Education, my login (email) and password (zip code) did work and there is a course there with some worthwhile information. Skip the part that mentions "website" and "technical support", just click "continue" or click a "Module" tab at the top of the page. Lessons are on the left navigation bar.
I tried the money back guarantee phone number but it was disconnected. The phone number on the VISA charge did work - 855-551-3857. Go online, login to your VISA account and look at the entry for M&MWebServices $97.95. There should be a phone number there (if it is not the same as mine). This is the number the VISA agent used when I called to have the charge removed.
Good luck everyone. The VISA agent and I were given a confirmation number and told it will take 10 days for the refund to be processed. We'll see.
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Business Profile Summary
- Complaint Against Web Education Members
- Complaints Filed: 101
- Reported Damages: $96,060.09
What is SBID?
SBID is a unique id code that identifies the user's computer and location. SBID is used to prevent fraudulent postings and help our community find users who create duplicate user accounts.