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Amazon Prime Headaches – UPDATE
I have now received e-mails from Amazon, claiming that I had ordered a book and joined Prime about a month ago, but as they can see that the Prime account has not been used by me, and is clearly not required, and as they value my custom, they will direct Kindle to cancel my membership, and refund my remaining £7.99p.
I have received a confirmation from kindle that the Prime account is now cancelled, and no further payments will be taken from my account, and I should receive my repayment within the next week.
Only one thing concerns me. I have not ordered any books on the internet for several months, and the one I ordered months ago was not through Kindle or Amazon!
Hopefully this will be the end of this dilema.
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A few days ago I noticed that £79 had been deducted from my bank account, apparently as a years membership to Amazon Prime, which is an Amazon service that I have always avoided like the plague. On e-mailing them, I received my money back into my account after a couple of days.
I noticed this morning that on the day they returned that payment, a deduction was taken from my account for the sum of £7.99p. This was taken by Kindle Amazon Unlimited. I am waiting to see what they say about this payment, as £7.99 is the same amount as a monthly membership to – you guessed it – Amazon Prime, which I have never wanted, and never asked for.
I think once this is sorted out, I may avoid using Amazon in the future.
I was wondering if there were any other Prime victims out there. Let me know of your experiences
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