BBB Business Review

This Business is not BBB accredited

Ambassador Investment Group

Additional Locations

Phone: (866) 231-0616 Fax: (416) 661-0700 View Additional Phone Numbers 5788 Ridge Road, Suite 9, Cleveland, OH 44129

Print

BBB Business Reviews may not be reproduced for sales or promotional purposes.

Description

See the Educational / General Comments portion of this report for information about this industry.

BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

Businesses are under no obligation to seek BBB accreditation, and some businesses are not accredited because they have not sought BBB accreditation.

To be accredited by BBB, a business must apply for accreditation and BBB must determine that the business meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses must pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that lowered the rating for Ambassador Investment Group include:

  • BBB concerns with the industry in which this business operates

Factors that raised the rating for Ambassador Investment Group include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB


Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Additional Complaint Information

This company first came to the attention of the Cleveland BBB in January of 2008. At that time an Iowa consumer applied for a $5000 loan on the company website. The consumer was instructed to pay a total of $1800 in fees as collateral and for alleged insurance prior to receiving the loan. After sending those funds via Western Union to a Canadian address, the consumer was advised to wire an additional sum of $450 to cover alleged brokerage fees. As of January 28, 2008, the company has failed to provide the requested loan monies or to provide a refund.

As recently as January 22nd, the company website referenced a Cleveland-area address at 5788 Ridge Road, Suite 9. On January 25th, a Cleveland BBB staff member visited the two-story building at that address. Retail establishments are on the first level and a total of only 8 offices on the second level. There is NO Suite 9 and no company known as Ambassador Investment Group at that address.

As of January 28th, the company website is no longer active.

Neither the Ohio Secretary of State nor the Ohio Division of Financial Institutions has any filings for this company.

Due to the uncertainty of the company's whereabouts, the complaints noted in this report have been closed as unpursuable. This does not mean they are out of business, only that they cannot be located.

(For more information about this industry, see the Educational / General Comments portion of this report.)

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Ambassador Investment Group
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

top
BBB file opened: January 18, 2008
Business Management
Mr. Ronald Taylor, Owner Mr. David O. Brian, Senior Operating Manager Mr. Barry Columb, Account Representative Mr. Christopher McLean, Website Registrant Mr. Chris Smith
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Ronald Taylor, Owner
Business Category

Advance Fee Brokers

Industry Tips
Advance Fee Loans
X

What is a BBB Business Review?

We offer free reviews on businesses that include background, licensing, consumer experience and other information such as governmental actions that is known to BBB. These reviews are provided for businesses that are BBB accredited and also for businesses that are not BBB accredited.

X

About BBB Business Review Content & Services:

Some Better Business Bureaus offer additional content & services in BBB Business Reviews.
The additional content & services are typically regional in nature or, in some cases, a new product or service that is being tested prior to a more general release.
Not all enhanced content & services are available at all Better Business Bureaus.

Professional AffiliationsX
X

Types of Complaints Handled by BBB

BBB handles the following types of complaints between businesses and their customers so long as they are not, or have not been, litigated:

We do not handle workplace disputes, discrimination claims or claims about the quality of health or legal services.

X

BBB Complaint Process

Your complaint will be forwarded to the business within two business days. The business will be asked to respond within 14 days, and if a response is not received, a second request will be made. You will be notified of the business's response when we receive it (or notified that we received no response). Complaints are usually closed within 30 business days.

X

Industry Tips

X

What is BBB Advertising Review?

BBB promotes truth in advertising by contacting advertisers whose claims conflict with the BBB Code of Advertising. These claims come to our attention from our internal review of advertising, consumer complaints and competitor challenges. BBB asks advertisers to prove their claims, change ads to make offers more clear to consumers, and remove misleading or deceptive statements.

X

What government actions does BBB report on?

BBB reports on known government actions that are relevant to the business's marketplace dealings with the public.

X

Thank you for your feedback!

Help us improve by taking our survey.

X

BBB Reporting Policy

As a matter of policy, BBB does not endorse any product, service or business.

BBB Business Reviews are provided solely to assist you in exercising your own best judgment. Information in this BBB Business Review is believed reliable but not guaranteed as to accuracy.

BBB Business Reviews generally cover a three-year reporting period. BBB Business Reviews are subject to change at any time.

X

Additional Phone Numbers

Find a LocationX

  Change Location
Show Only Accredited Locations