Councils urges Fijians to beware of unreasonable charges

January 12, 2024 6:12 am

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The Consumer Council of Fiji has received a complaint against a furniture store over unfair deductions.

The Council says a customer bought a sofa set, but the hire purchase was cancelled.

However, it says the furniture store continued deductions resulting in a surprising $712 charge.

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It says despite the cancellation, unfair deductions were made, including a surprising $35 documentation fee.

The council is urging Fijians to stay informed, and vigilant against unfair charges, and demand transparency in transactions.