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April 24, 2007

Magazine Sales Company/Collection Agency Banned In West Virginia
By Attorney General Darrell McGraw

The following companies and their owner (CATHERINE M KEY)
have been banned in West Virginia

United Subscription Agency
(a magazine sales company owned by Catherine M. Key)
(Website: mytraveljob.com)

Check Game Solutions
(a collection agency owned by Catherine M. Key)
and
CATHERINE M KEY
Banned from doing business in West Virginia


CATHERINE M KEY and Check Game Solutions
are listed as Supporting Members of the National Field Selling Association
NFSA - Website: (www.nfsa.com) - NFSA
NFSA Supporting Member Page: NFSA Supporting Member Page

Catherine M. Key
Check Game Solutions, Inc.
1850 43rd Avenue
Suite C-10
Vero Beach FL, 32960
(800) 886-9798

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West Virginia
Door To Door Magazine Sales
CONSUMER FRAUD ALERT !!!


April 25, 2006
West Virginia Sues To Stop Collection Efforts For Bogus Magazine Sales
consumeraffairs.com
West Virginia has gone to court to stop a Florida collection agency from trying to collect debts supposedly based on magazine subscription purchases. West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw took the action against Check Game Solutions and its President, Catherine Key of Vero Beach, Florida. McGraw says problems began when CGS's client, Universal Subscription Agency, sent vendors into West Virginia selling magazines door to door. Consumers were taken in by the young vendors' pleas for assistance in meeting sales quotas, and wrote checks on the spot to purchase subscriptions for various magazines. Some consumers regretted the purchase right away and, when they could not find the salesperson in their neighborhoods, decided to stop payment on their checks. Under West Virginia law, contracts for multiple magazine subscriptions can be canceled at any time and for any reason. Instead of canceling the purchases, McGraw says Universal hired CGS to send debt collection letters to consumers, accusing the consumers of writing the magazine company bad checks. In one case, CGS threatened to turn the debt over to the "Worthless Check Division" of the "State Attorney's Office," a fictitious entity made up by CGS to frighten consumers. CGS has never obtained a license to conduct business as a collection agency in West Virginia, and has failed to post a bond as required by law. McGraw's office attempted to resolve complaints against CGS informally, but he says CGS refused to settle the matter. McGraw said his office had no other choice but to sue CGS. In his suit, McGraw seeks a preliminary injunction barring CGS from conducting any debt collection activity in West Virginia until the case can be resolved, and asks that the Court eventually order restitution, debt cancellation, and civil penalties.
consumeraffairs.com
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April 25, 2006
Attorney General Darrell McGraw's
Consumer News
Press Releases and Consumer Information
Posted: Tue Apr 25, 2006 12:18 pm
Post subject: Attorney General
McGraw Sues Check Game Solutions
April 25, 2006

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Chris Hedges
1-800-368-8808
304-558-8986

ATTORNEY GENERAL DARRELL McGRAW SUES TO STOP CHECK GAME SOLUTIONS, A FLORIDA COLLECTION AGENCY, FROM HARASSING CONSUMERS OVER BASELESS DEBTS

Attorney General Darrell McGraw filed suit today in the Circuit Court of Kanawha County against Check Game Solutions (“CGS”), a Florida collection agency, and its President, Catherine Key of Vero Beach, Florida, for trying to collect money from West Virginia consumers for debts they claim were based on magazine subscription purchases. Problems began when CGS’s client, Universal Subscription Agency (“Universal”), sent vendors into West Virginia selling magazines door to door. Consumers were taken in by the young vendors’ pleas for assistance in meeting sales quotas, and wrote checks on the spot to purchase subscriptions for various magazines. Some consumers regretted the purchase right away and, when they could not find the salesperson in their neighborhoods, decided to stop payment on their checks. Under West Virginia law, contracts for multiple magazine subscriptions can be canceled at any time and for any reason. Instead of canceling the purchases, Universal hired CGS to send debt collection letters to consumers, accusing the consumers of writing the magazine company bad checks. In one case, CGS threatened to turn the debt over to the “Worthless Check Division” of the “State Attorney’s Office,” a fictitious entity made up by CGS to frighten consumers. CGS has never obtained a license to conduct business as a collection agency in West Virginia, and has failed to post a bond as required by law. McGraw’s office attempted to resolve complaints against CGS informally, but CGS refused to settle the matter. McGraw’s office had no other choice but to sue CGS. In his suit, McGraw seeks a preliminary injunction barring CGS from conducting any debt collection activity in West Virginia until the case can be resolved, and asks that the Court eventually order restitution, debt cancellation, and civil penalties.

Consumers who would like to file a complaint are encouraged to call Attorney General McGraw’s Consumer Protection Division at
1-800-368-8808 or 304-558-8986.
Consumers may also write to Post Office Box 1789, Charleston, WV 25326-1789
West Virginia AG Consumer News
Fraud Update Florida State University




Check Game Solutions

Universal Subscription Agency

United Subscription Agency

MyTravelJob

"Catherine Key" + vero

"Catherine Key" + magazine

"Charles Key" + vero

"Charles Key" + magazine


D.M.P.G. Info Clip
Check Game Solutions
Posted May 27, 2006


DMPG Research:
Check Game Solutions:
State of Minnesota
Commissioner of Commerce
Commerce Enforcment Actions:
Date: 05/26/05
Cease and Desist order and notice of right to hearing
Enforcement Actions May 2005
Cease and Desist order

CHECK GAME SOLUTIONS INC Lic# UC20519978

Against: Unlicensed Company
Action: Cease & Desist/Hearing
Signed: 5/26/2005
File # CA 2500661 KRJ
Allegation:
Respondent conducted themselves as a collection agency without
first applying for and receiving a collection agency lincense.


D.M.P.G. Research:
United Subscription Agency (mytraveljob.com)
Check Game Solutions
Universal Subscription Agency
MyTravelJob

United Subscription Agency: mytraveljob.com
PRINCIPAL ADDRESS
1850 43RD AVENUE
SUITE C-10
VERO BEACH FL 32960
Changed 05/23/2005
Registered Agent:
CATHERINE M KEY
Business Types: For-Profit Magazine Sales
Florida Secretary of State Corporation/LLC Website
United Subscription Agency Sales Crews:
New Generation #001
New Edition #003
M.P.R. #004
T.K.O. #005
Untouchables #006
Power House Sales #007
#008
Team USA #009
Momentum Sales #010
Total Power Sales #011
Trailblazers #012

Check Game Solutions, Inc.:
1850 43rd Avenue
Vero Beach, FL 32960-0504
Phone: (772) 299-1787
Registered Agent:
CATHERINE M KEY
Business Types: Collection Agency Service
Florida Secretary of State Corporation/LLC Website

Universal Subscription Agency
6380 McLeod Drive
Suite 8
Las Vegas, NV 89120
(702) 795-0038
FAX (702) 795-0039
Registered Agent:
Steve Ingraham
President:
Richard Lamb
Business Types: For-Profit Magazine Sales
Nevada Secretary of State Corporation/LLC Website

Criminal Profiles: Search For: United Subscription Agency
Magazine Scams: United Subscription Agency
Consumer Advocacy: Edumacation.com: United Subscription Agency
Consumer Advocacy: Alabama man jailed for attempted rape
Consumer Advocacy: Six magazine salesmen arrested after complaint

Check Game Solutions, Inc.
Florida BBB Reliability Report
As reflected in the Florida BBB on: 05/27/06
Florida BBB Report

Universal Subscription Agency
Nevada BBB Reliability Report
This company has an Unsatisfactory Record with the Bureau due to failure
to eliminate the underlying cause of consumer dissatisfaction.
As reflected in the Nevada BBB on: 05/27/06
Nevada BBB Report

United Subscription Agency Rip Off Reports as of 05/27/06:
complaints.com:
complaints.com Report: United Subscription Agency
ripoffreport.com:
Rip Off Report: United Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: United Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: United Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: United Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: United Subscription Agency


Universal Subscription Agency Rip Off Reports as of 05/27/06:
ripoffreport.com:
Rip Off Report: Universal Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: Universal Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: Universal Subscription Agency
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Rip Off Report: Universal Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: Universal Subscription Agency
Rip Off Report: Universal Subscription Agency


Check Game Solutions Rip Off Reports as of 05/27/06:
ripoffreport.com:
Rip Off Report: Check Game Solutions

United Subscription Agency is a Member of National Field Selling Association: nfsa.com
Check Game Solutions is a Supporting Member of National Field Selling Association: nfsa.com
Universal Subscription Agency is a Member of National Field Selling Association: nfsa.com
National Field Selling Association is a member of:
Magazine Publishers of America: magazine.org

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Cedar City, Utah
Door to Door Magazine Sales Crime !!!

January 23, 2008
Woman arrested for allegedly altering checks
By RYAN DIONNE
rdionne@thespectrum.com
TheSpectrum.com
Originally published January 23, 2008
CEDAR CITY - Police arrested a woman Saturday for allegedly altering checks while selling magazine subscriptions door-to-door. A Colorado Springs, Colo., woman, Kelsie E. Simmons, was charged with third-degree forgery and theft after she reportedly changed the dollar amount on checks written by people purchasing subscriptions. Cedar City Police Sgt. Jerry Womack said people wrote checks for small amounts - $3 or $4 - and Simmons changed the amounts to $300 or $400. While she was only charged with one count of each offense, Womack said five people were reportedly victimized, but more than five checks were forged. Simmons was reportedly selling subscriptions for multiple magazines and each subscription required a separate check, Womack said, so some reported victims were allegedly victimized more than once. About $800 was cashed before Simmons was arrested, Womack said, and it would have been more if some of the magazine buyers hadn't cancelled their checks after thinking it was a scam. The suspect, who reportedly works for Universal Subscription Agency, posted $2,500 bail.
By RYAN DIONNE
rdionne@thespectrum.com
TheSpectrum.com
thespectrum.com
St. George, Utah
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D.M.P.G. Info Clip
January 23, 2008

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Universal Subscription Agency

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Universal Subscription Agency

Universal Subscription Agency Website:
Universal Subscription Agency


Cedar City, Utah
Door to Door Magazine Sales Crime !!!

January 22, 2008
Woman arrested for allegedly altering checks
By RYAN DIONNE
rdionne@thespectrum.com
TheSpectrum.com
Originally published January 22, 2008
CEDAR CITY — Police arrested a woman Saturday for reportedly altering checks while selling magazine subscriptions door-to-door. The Colorado Springs, Colo., woman, Kelsie E. Simmons, was charged with third-degree theft and forgery after she allegedly changed the dollar amount on multiple checks written by people buying subscriptions. Cedar City Police Sgt. Jerry Womack said about $800 was cashed using forged checks. For more information on this story, please see Wednesday's print editions of The Spectrum & Daily News.
By RYAN DIONNE
rdionne@thespectrum.com
TheSpectrum.com
thespectrum.com
St. George, Utah
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Indiana
Magazine Salesman Will Serve 3 Years In Prison
October 16, 2005
Tell City Indiana (812) 547-3424
Door-to-door salesman to serve 3 years in prison
By VINCE LUECKE
Editor
Sunday October 16, 2005
Copyright © 2005 Perry County News.
TELL CITY - An Alabama magazine salesman arrested in April for allegedly attempting to rape a Tell City woman was sentenced late last month to three years in prison. Joey Evans, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of sexual battery, a Class D felony, and was ordered to serve three years in the Indiana Department of Correction. Evans underwent a voluntary polygraph examination in August under an agreement that charges would be dismissed if he passed the state-police-administered exam. Police said Evans failed the test. Evans later agreed to plead guilty to an amended sexual-battery charge. A door-to-door seller of magazine subscriptions, Evans was arrested and charged after allegedly attacking a woman in her apartment.
By VINCE LUECKE
Editor
Perry County News
Online Edition
(812) 547-3424
perrycountynews.com
Tell City Indiana
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Illinois
Magazine Salesman Alert!!!
June 23, 2005
Six magazine salesmen arrested after complaint
Peoria Journal Star Online
© 2005 Peoria Journal Star, Inc.
June 23, 2005
GALESBURG - Six men from several states were arrested Tuesday after allegedly harassing a woman for not buying magazines they were selling door to door. Police arrested Joseph D. Henry, 20, of Seattle; Ian S. McNee, 19, of Belding, Mich., Robert J. Buszta, 23, of Rice, Minn., Travis J. Crull, 19, of Jerseyville, Ill., Devin D. Rainey, 20, of Flemington, Mo., and William J. Schauer, 21, of White Bear Lake, Minn., for not having a peddler's license. Police were called to the 1200 block of Losey Street, where a woman said two of the men came to her home and tried to sell her magazines from United Subscription Agency Inc., a Florida-based company. When she refused, she said the men used profanities toward her. Police found all six men in the area and offered to give them administrative tickets for not having the license, but they declined and were taken to the Knox County Jail. Police said the men's supervisor, Michael R. Rodriguez, went to the police station and argued with officers about the merits of having a peddler's license. Police plan to ask the City Clerk's Office not to issue licenses to anyone representing the business. All six men were released Tuesday night and given notices to appear in court.
Peoria Journal Star Online
pjstar.com
GALESBURG, Illinois
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Indiana
Magazine Salesman Arrested For Attempted Rape
April, 2005
Alabama man jailed for attempted rape
Police say door-to-door salesman, 23, attacked woman inside her apartment
By VINCE LUECKE
Editor
Perry County News
Online Edition
Copyright © 2005 Perry County News.
TELL CITY - A door-to-door salesman peddling magazine subscriptions remains lodged in the Perry County Jail after allegedly attempting to rape a woman who allowed the 23-year-old into her Tell City apartment Friday. Joey A. Evans, who gave police an address of 348 Bluebird Lane, Section, Ala., faces charges of attempted rape, criminal confinement, battery and sexual battery. If convicted of the Class B felony charge of attempted rape, he faces up to 20 years in prison. In a probable-cause hearing Monday, Circuit Court Judge James McEntarfer ordered Evans held on a $100,000 surety or $10,000 cash bond. Tell City Police Chief David Faulkenberg said Evans - who was working for Vero Beach, Fla.-based United Subscription Agency and was part of a sales crew canvassing Tell City - knocked on the woman's front door in the Spring Hill Apartment complex around 12:30 p.m. After showing her a photo-identification card, Evans was allowed to enter the apartment and began explaining subscription offers to the woman, who according to a police affidavit, was at home alone with her infant child. According to the affidavit, signed by Tell City officer Jeff Bender, Evans' conversation with the woman moved from subscription offers to personal and, eventually, sexually explicit questions. The woman, who police said is in her 20s, asked Evans to leave, but he allegedly refused. When the woman reached for the child, who was crawling near the sofa on which she and Evans were seated, Evans allegedly grabbed the woman by the hair and pushed her face-down onto the floor. Police said he banged the woman's head against the floor when she again reached for the baby. Evans then flipped the woman on her back, striking her face with his elbow, the affidavit alleges, and then tried to unbutton her pants and forcibly kiss her. At one point while he had the woman pinned down, Evans allegedly bragged about his good looks. "Who wouldn't want somebody who looks like me?" he allegedly asked. The woman responded, the affidavit reports, by striking Evans in the groin with her knee and then grabbing and twisting his testicles through his pants. That, police said, caused Evans to flee and the woman then called police. Officers dispatched a description of the attacker began searching the area. A short time later, Tell City patrolman Greg Linne caught sight of and then detained Evans on foot in the 1000 block of 19th Street. Faulkenberg said the woman, who was not seriously injured but had visible red marks to her face and neck, later identified Evans as her attacker. He was questioned at the city's police department and then jailed.

No Money for an Attorney

During Monday's afternoon hearing, Evans shook his head repeatedly as he read the affidavit handed him by sheriff's deputy Kenny Kellems. At Evans' request, McEntarfer appointed the Tell City law firm of Huber and Goffinet to represent him at county expense. Evans held his handcuffed wrists aloft as he was placed under oath and testified that he earned, at most, $15,000 a year in commissions from his job and could not afford to hire an attorney. Evans said he traveled from place to place and kept in contact with friends, to whom he had his mail forwarded. The magazine-subscription company Evans was working for had not applied for a city permit required of firms or individuals conducting door-to-door sales. Tell City Clerk-Treasurer Barbara Ewing confirmed Tuesday that her office had issued no permits to the firm. Faulkenberg said Evans' co-workers, who had also been selling magazines in the area, had likely moved on. "I suspect they've packed up and left," he said Monday. A call to United Subscription's Florida office went unanswered Tuesday afternoon and an e-mail from The News seeking to learn how long Evans had been with the company was not immediately returned.

An Ongoing Investigation

The investigation into the alleged attack is continuing and Faulkenberg said officers would like to speak to others who may have come into contact with Evans. "Anyone who might have seen something or heard (Evans) say anything inappropriate, we'd like to talk to," he said. Anyone with information can contact police at 547-7068.
By VINCE LUECKE
Editor
Perry County News
Online Edition
(812) 547-3424
perrycountynews.com
Tell City Indiana
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