Charlie Summers wrote:
> It has been my experience in the mail order business that when shipping
> to an address other than the invoice address on the card, the cardholder
> can claim never received and you are up the proverbial creek with SOME
> card companies. If you have ever dealt as a merchant with a card
> company service (not the actual card issuer) then you know what I am
> talking about. These folks are merciless with merchants!
> Gerald at Texas Towers has undoubtedly been burned, maybe more than once
> with this. Merchants are cautioned about this when getting the
> equipment to charge purchases. Apparently it is a major scam
> Please, I am not insinuating at all that hams are scams, just trying to
> throw out one reason Gerald may not want to do any charges where the
> ship to is different than the billing address as a general policy.
> There are many merchants I am sure who have done this successfully. We
> also didn't take a chance UNLESS we knew the person.
> Charlie, W0YG..>>
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> STORES THAT HAVE BEEN AROUND A LONG TIME WILL ONLY
SHIP TO THE BILLED ADDRESS. I OWNED AN AUPO PARTS BUSINESS FOR SEVERAL
YEARS AND DID A LARGE MAIL ORDER BUSINESS. I TOO WOULD ONLY SHIP TO
SOMEONE IF THE ADDRESS WAS THE SAME AND """NO PO BOX OR SUIT NUMBER"""
73 JOE W6MR
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