Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Amazon, part II: Fraudulent advertising?

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Turns out, I was duped by (I hereby exonerate TigerDirect.)

Look at the ad above. Does it look like you get free white-glove delivery with this TV?

That's how it looked to me. In fact, the service does not apply. When I finally got to the bottom of it, I learned from the Amazon "customer service" manager that I bought a TV "on, not from"

I kid you not. Amazon counsel Michelle Wilson got a nice little note from me this morning. The attorney general may be next.

I asked Amazon to refund my $62 shipping and handling, plus a little extra for aggravation.

It's a principle thing.

Read all the gory details at

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