Extended Warranty Scam Sweeps the Nation. Again. Still.

extended warranty scam sweeps the nation again still

There's a great Simpsons episode where Homer learns that as a child he got a crayon shoved so far up his noise that it went into his brain and made him stupid. The crayon is removed and voila — he's a genius. Only that's not working out, so he decides to get the crayon pounded back into his noggin. Only how deep? Moe the bartender uses a mallet to pound the crayon in a little bit and then talk to Homer to gauge how dumb he's getting. Long story short, Homer is back to being a moron when he exclaims, "Extended warranty? I'll take it!" MSNBC.com is reporting that a pack of scam artists (e.g. Vehicle Services in St. Peters, Mo.) are mining the country for folks with Homerian IQs. Auto warranty firms are scamming ignorant consumers with high pressure warnings that their warranty is about to run out. Final notice. This is your last chance. They're also calling people on cell phones and at 4:00 am. Those feeble-minded enough to purchase $3,110 extended warranties find that they cannot cancel them or get a refund (we're shocked). What if your car should actually break? These extended warranties don't do much in that situation, either. D'oh!

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  • Pac2000 Pac2000 on May 06, 2009

    WELL I USE TO WORK FOR THESE WARRANTY COMPANYS AND THEY ARE SCAM BUT IM NOT GONNA PUT THEIR INFO OUT THERE YOU GUYS WILL HAVE TO PAY ME A FEE IF YOU GUYS WANT THESE CALLS TO STOP I HAVE ALL THEIR INFO. ADDRESS ,PHONE NUMBER AND SUITE # AND THEY HAVE BEEN CALLING ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES IM TELLING YOU GUYS RIGHT NOW IF YOU WANT IT TO STOP SEND ME AN EMAIL AND I WILL NEED A FEE FOR THIS SECRET INFO

  • Edward Niedermeyer Edward Niedermeyer on May 07, 2009

    pac2000: lol.

  • Accs Accs on May 16, 2009

    Man... These bastards make lawyers look like saints.. WHen I had my 92 Accord they were giving me this b.s when i didnt buy it with a warranty, and it was out of production by 5yrs, and I picked it up at 159k. What a coupla bastards. And the letters.. seriously. I mean Cmon! Go on google and look this shit up. It lists in their address.. FUCKIN SCAM ARTISTS. "If ya stupid enough to pick up ya phone at 4am, and give us 3100 for a car that hasnt seen a warranty since NIXON, than ya stupid enough to buy a warranty on a vehicle that ya cant cancel." Serioiusly...

  • Jeff Puthuff Jeff Puthuff on May 16, 2009

    "YOU GUYS WILL HAVE TO PAY ME A FEE IF YOU GUYS WANT THESE CALLS TO STOP" Seriously? Too bad the FTC has shut them down. No blackmail for you.

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