Phones forum

General discussion

Another Wire/Liar Fly Rebate Scam Victim

by tbansal / January 17, 2006 3:49 AM PST

I just filed a complaint with BBB Washington. I will also be talking with a friend of mine on class action possibilities against LiarFly. Clearly the laws of our land have not caught up on Mail-in rebate and companies like Liarfly are taking advantage of this usual time-lag in legislative reaction.

1) I am stiffed for $75. $75 is not much but it's a matter of principle. I am being told that my rebate was post-marked too late. I mailed it in late-August and LiarFly rep tells me that it was post-marked Sept 22nd! She is unwilling to provide me the proof. I was naive enough to not mail my rebate registered. BTW, they are supposed to send me a written notice of rejection, which is finally in mail post-marked Jan 11th!

2) Regardless, the rebate conditions are harder than getting a PhD in Metaphysics. For example, the rebate must be mailed after 180 days and before 210 days of purchase. I am sure there are many consumers out there who just give up tracking these dates. And these conditions were never presented at the purchase time. But I guess that'd reveal to everyone the big Scam sign.

I feel foolish to have done business with a company like this. I am certain that the system will catch up with them shortly.

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Another Wire/Liar Fly Rebate Scam Victim
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Another Wire/Liar Fly Rebate Scam Victim
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.
Popular Forums
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
Laptops 21,181 discussions
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
Phones 17,137 discussions
Security 31,287 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
Windows 10 2,657 discussions


Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly

Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?