• Report:  #24213

Complaint Review: INTERNET TREASURE CHEST - Internet

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I ordered the Internet Treasure Chest for $49.95 US and then found that for this amount you were limited to 35 Sales Items on your web site. I then upgrades to 600 items for $695.00. I was promised that my web site would be in the top 100 of the descriptive phrases that they suggested. Was I actually, probably not and no way to check this out. I was hospitalized for two and a half weeks, but just prior to going in I was talked into taking a Marketing course through another company for a hefty $5955.00. I was told that I would receive hard copies of what I was going to recieve for this amount. When I got home, nothing had arrived. I called John Young of PMI to find out what was going on. I called several times. I took my first lesson which lasted a staggering 20 minutes and was told that I would receive an additional 5 lessons over the next five weeks and that I would not make any money through Internet Treasure Chest unless I diversified my products by finding my own sources (preferably products which would set me apart from other Treasure Chest sites.). John Young had told me that I would receive six (6) months of intensive training by PMI and I was under the impression that these sessions would last approximately 1 hour each for a total of 24 sessions. PMI informed me that John Young was no longer with them, but when you call his local number, it still has his voice mail. Alarm bells started to deafen me. I called several times with no response. I am now trying to get back my $5955.00 from PMI for not providing the service which I was told that I would receive. Beware of this company, do not fall under their spell as I did. I am handicapped and cannot hold down a regular job and I thought that this may be a way to supplement my meager disability pension which just (at the time prior to paying the $5955.00) covered my living expenses. They all knew this from the start and I was suckered into their trap by sweet tongues and hollow promises. They said I would easily be able to regain the investment within six months by following the course. Now I know that I am on the hook to my credit card company to the tune of $450 a month which I don't have. I don't even know how to report this to the BBB since I live outside the US. I need help !!! TERRY CALGARY, Alberta

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Huntington Beach,
Received PMI Coaching with no success

#2Consumer Comment

Fri, December 06, 2002

I just wanted to say that I too invested in a Merchant Account and PMI Coaching for $5000. It's now my 2nd month, and they had promised that after the two month coaching, the worst sales per month was $900. I haven't gotten ONE sale, because no one can find my site. I've done a good portion of the lessons, and will only have maybe two sessions left. I took a risk, but unfortunately have now lost the motivation and dream that this would work. You're not the only one, and I hope you get at least a portion of your $5000 back. If you do, let me know how you got it! [You can contact me via this report.]

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