Beware of STI prepaid phone cards

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Jan 6, 2015
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This is to alert you and your readers to a company that appears to be a scam. About 11 years ago I purchased a prepaid phone card from Sprint. It worked well and I kept refilling it. Then several years ago it was taken over by STI prepaid. I recently tried to use my card and a recorded message stated that it had expired. I talked to a live body and was told that it did indeed expire even though it had $5.37 remaining on the card and that they would not send me the money or reactivate the card.

Here is what I have found out.

This link is the BBB information on STI prepaid:
http://www.bbb.org/search/?term=sti prepaid&tobid=&location=San Jose,CA&filter=businesses
They get an F from the BBB:
http://www.bbb.org/tucson/business-...istribution/sti-prepaid-in-tucson-az-20029183
They have had loads of complaints:
http://www.consumeraffairs.com/cell_phones/sti-prepaid.html
Their site states that there is no expiration on recharge cards:
http://www.stimobile.com/faqs.html#sec5

North Carolina cancelled their long distance business within the state

http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=41877147
Sorry for the long email but I thought that you might be interested