Will his failed Capital One chargeback end in a $4,800 loss?

Simon Khin is touring a Balinese coffee plantation when he decides to buy $48 worth of fresh ground coffee. Later, he is startled to discover that the merchant charged him $4,800 for the small purchase. After a failed Capital One chargeback attempt, Khin desperately needs our help to convince Capital One that he was scammed in Bali.  Read more “Will his failed Capital One chargeback end in a $4,800 loss?”

Read this before you file a chargeback on a delayed flight

When Milton Dortch and his wife planned their trip from Atlanta to New York in December 2015, Dortch booked their flights on Delta Air Lines. They used his American Express SkyMiles credit card. On their day of travel, a series of violent thunderstorms caused delays in the southeastern U.S., and Dortch arrived at his destination 10 hours late.

What Dortch did next will surprise you.

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CarTrawler took my money, but wouldn’t give me a car!

Charles Nethersole books a prepaid car rental through CarTrawler for a trip through the English countryside. But when he shows up at the rental agency, a representative tells him he “doesn’t qualify” to rent a car or to receive a refund. Next stop? Our advocates. Read more “CarTrawler took my money, but wouldn’t give me a car!”

I wasted $1,000 on fake jewelry during my cruise!

Susan Parelman was enjoying a cruise on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas when she disembarked in Cozumel, Mexico to do some shopping. Unfortunately, she felt she was “ripped off” at a jewelry store that she claimed was vetted by the cruise line and now she wants a refund. Read more “I wasted $1,000 on fake jewelry during my cruise!”

Warning: When buying a $4,000 mini pig, do not use your debit card

When Meghan Robinson bought a mini pig named Peaches, she was devastated when the piglet was deemed unhealthy, and the sale fell through. But now she’s not only missing Peaches, but the breeder is refusing to refund the $4,000 Robinson paid for her. Read more “Warning: When buying a $4,000 mini pig, do not use your debit card”