You're mad, now it's time to get even. No, I don't suggest you bomb the company. I suggest you put them out of business legally. There are lots agencies out there that are designed to do it for you. Contact every single one of them. Use your anger to fuel your fire. You'll find some satisfaction in knowing that while they may have gotten your money, it's the last they'll ever get from consumers.
1. Contact your credit card company, bank, or Paypal (whatever method you used to pay). See if they can stop payment or at least prevent any future charges from the con artist.
2. Contact the Better Business Bureau. File a complaint. Follow up on the complaint if the company doesn't. Make sure others are warned.
4. Contact the Federal Trade Commission. Although the FTC does not handle individual complaints, they are on the lookout for patterns of deception and unfair practices.
5. Contact the National Fraud Information Center if this was a "get rich quick" or "easy money" scheme and your local U.S. Postal Inspection Service if you recieved the offer in the mail. File complaints with both organizations.
7. Warn others through use of sites like Scam.com and Ripoff Report. At least it will give you a chance to vent and commiserate with others who fell for the same scheme.
8. Forgive yourself for believing everyone was honest. Don't feel bad for seeing the world through rose colored glasses. Some call it being gullible; I call it being optimistic.