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Phone: (914) 935-3278 Fax: (914) 417-4278
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Factors that raised the rating for Fast-Teks On-Site Computer Services include:
- Length of time business has been operating
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
- Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business
Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
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|Total Closed Complaints||1|
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Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Gustavo P. Carmona, Owner
COMPUTERS-SERVICE & REPAIR
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Read Complaint Details
Complaint: My (currently 89 year old) mother called Fast-Teks to have her laptop repaired. The technician came by to pick it up and said he could have it fixed. He then called and said he was having trouble getting the parts. Then, they called and said that it wasn't possible to fix it without installing a new motherboard and that it would cost more than it was worth and suggested a new computer. He suggested a model and my mother bought it. After the purchase, I saw the EXACT SAME MODEL on sale at a local merchant for more than $200 less than my mother was charged. I emailed the tech and was told that the extra was for in-home service (that is the nature of the business in the fist place). I feel that the company performed a classic "bait and switch" on my mom and it really bothers me when businesses take advantage of the elderly. My mom is one of the most honest people on the planet and I expect her to be treated honestly by people she chooses to trust. I spoke to the people involved in this and they offered no compensation and no apology. I used to work with **** ***** at the BBB in North White Plains, NY. I expect the BBB to take this matter seriously and keep me informed as you proceed to handle it. Thank you for your consideration. *********** *********
Desired Settlement: Refund of the overcharge and a letter of apology for the "bait and switch" tactics of the company.
I am sorry that you feel that way, and that you felt you had to file a complaint with the BBB. I totally disagree with your assessment of the situation, and find in troubling that you waited over a year to file your complaint with us. In addition, I am extremely offended by your assertion that we did some kind of trickery in selling your mother Genevieve the computer. The old laptop she had required some soldering work that in our professional opinion was not worth doing.