Tripping over the fine print

Tripping over the fine print

When police Warrant Officer Amos Shibambu responded to an ad selling Carprehensive insurance – offered by a crowd called Prime Meridian, part of the RMB Group – he received a call from a salesman who persuaded him to switch from his insurer to Carprehensive. The bait: Shibambu would get a fixed-for-life premium of R450 per month as opposed to the R500-plus he was paying. And there would be no excess.

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Submitted by : Howard Klaaste of Port Elizabeth on 2011-12-13 19:33:21
That is why I give any well spoken gentleman or lady trying to blind or stun me with a new product via phone, an invisible middle finger.
Submitted by : A J E Fivaz of EKURHULENI on 2011-12-12 13:07:22
That's why you should never have an Insurance Broker who is part fo a Banking Group. They will always put profits before service.

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