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Posted By: Michael In Response To: Re: CCI (Sam)
Date: Monday, May 19, 2008, at 7:59 a.m.(pst)
In Response To: Re: CCI (Sam)
So once again, I thought I was getting into something that MIGHT have longevity and was not just another one night scam......and yet again I was wrong. I have been burned in the past as were the masses in this post. But I thought I had done my research, with the BBB Reliability report and Googling. But I guess I did not read far enough into what was really going on. But I did not fall for the Computer Career Institue; I fell for the now Summit Institute. It is a different home page name, but they are still using their Computer Career Institute home page as the member log in page. This makes me feel worse than the other 2 times I have been had. I pride myself on being an informed consumer and doing my research. But my God, they got me too. I am not sure, but there has got to be a way they can be shut down. Now I know this is a long shot, but can't they be shut down for falsifying information to the general public. This is the 3rd different name I have seen for this company, and it seems they just regenerate with a new face and name every time people catch on to the bulls**t rhetoric they are spreading. The government needs to do all of us here, and the world a favor, and shut down these internet hooligans before they pirate other helpless, economicly strapped individuals out of their precious gas money!
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