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- Joined: Mon Jan 17, 2011 9:44 am
- Location: Idaho
I just recently found out my parents have been involved with starting an internet business. I found out when my niece was asked over by my Dad to help with some computuer work he needed done. My Dad showed her some credit card bills that add to $10,000, and di not know what to do. He was too embarrassed to ask his kids any questions, and my niece, told me what had been happening.
After questioning my Dad, he said that someone solicited them on the phone to become involved in an internet business that would make him lots of money. They claimed people were making from $4000 to $40,000 a month. My Dad is 80 years old, and said they made it sound so good. He claims he did not know they were going to charge his credit cards with such huge amounts of money. ($3200, $3000, $2300, etc., around $10,000!)
Last night we finally got him to talk, and got the credit cards canceled. We understand we have to fill out papers disputing the charges. What are the chances of getting any money back? The people who silicate elderly people are very crafty and as far as I am concerned, just evil....