Is First Pick Store at an Untrustworthy Website?

The website, also called First Pick Store, is considered an untrustworthy e-commerce website or store because the BBB Accredit Business Rating and GoDaddy Verified & Secured seals on their checkout page are fakes. Also, the website is using a third company to hide their domain contact information. Would you want to use your credit card on such a website?

Is First Pick Store at an Untrustworthy Website?

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February 8, 2022 at 10:19 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Macquarie Park, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

I am In Sydney, Australia and am also a victim of this scam. This company is debiting my credit card for an amount over $AUS40 a month now for 4 months. after I made a small on-line purchase. Big mistake. I now have to request my credit card company to help block them.


November 6, 2021 at 3:55 PM by
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an anonymous user from: DeKalb, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Nov 2021 - My wife made a small purchase through First Pick store online. Immediately afterwards, THREE more transactions hit our account using her Debit card. All three were put through REMITLY in Washington. (A legit company that is used to send friends and family money) So they basically "declared themselves our very best friend" and helped themselves to $2,897 from our bank account. My advice is to not give these thieves the "Time of Day"!


September 26, 2021 at 8:53 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Dartmouth, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

HI my name is tara b... and you guys have been taking money out my account frim july to Sept 3 2021 . And I never signed up for this I don't even know what this is. I WOULD NO DEMAND TO HAVE MY MONEY BACK.

SEPT 3 2021 38.80

JULY 30 2021 19.25

JULY 30 201 19.25



June 26, 2021 at 12:06 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Why am I getting deductions every month from my account when I haven't signed up for anything...Grrrr


May 22, 2020 at 10:01 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

They take out $45 once a month at first than more often, scammers ripped of my mother $200


January 7, 2020 at 3:20 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

I have had $45 taken from my account, can I cancel whatever I have logged into.


January 7, 2020 at 3:22 PM by
Is First Pick Store at an Untrustworthy Website?

The best thing to do it to cancel the card that was charged and get a new one.


December 5, 2019 at 4:51 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Auckland, New Zealand

I have had $47.12 TAKEN FROM MY ACCOUNT and don't know why. Please let me know why this has been done.


September 13, 2019 at 10:53 AM by
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an anonymous user from: Oakhurst, California, United States

I just got hit with a charge on my PayPal account this morning from a company called FirstPick. I never heard of them. When I go to dispute it my PayPal says it can not dispute that kind of transaction. Very strange and I don't know what to do.


August 19, 2019 at 4:34 PM by
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an anonymous user from: Anaheim, California, United States

I fell victim to this Facebook scam by ordering a product (free, just pay $1.95 US shipping).

The transaction showed as I was making $1.95 total cost.

Hidden in the terms and conditions is a $58.00 lifetime membership fee, which did not show up during the ordering process.

I then received an email from them showing the real transaction cost and advising me I had 24 hours to cancel the order.

Luckily (or so I thought), it was only 20 hours since I ordered.

I called to cancel the order due to the undisclosed membership fee.

They were willing to cancel the order, but not the membership fee.

They were willing to discount it to $14.95 after I mentioned disputing the charge with my bank.

They tried telling me it would be a waste of time doing so.

This company is based in Singapore, so I also incurred international transaction fee charges.

My bank has refunded the actual charges, but not those fees, while it investigates the transaction.

One thing that supports my claim is that the item purchase and the membership were separate transactions.

Why does Facebook allow these companies on their website?

Total scam!


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