National Car Rental Crime Victim David Howe Meets with FL Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Consumer Protection Investigators Including Director Butler

SubscriberWise founder and National Car Rental crime victim presents
comprehensive presentation of attempted financial theft and fraud
evidence at FL AG office in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AlamoSubscriberWise,
the nation’s largest issuing CRA for the communications industry and the
leading provider of big data, advanced-analytics, and business-rules
technology, announced today that company founder and child
David Howe traveled to Tampa, Florida, to the Office of
the Attorney General for a meeting with Victoria
Butler, Director of Consumer Protection Division

“Yesterday I had the pleasure of meeting Florida Attorney General Pam
Bondi’s Director of Consumer Protection Division, Victoria Butler,” said
David Howe, National Car Rental crime victim and Florida property owner.
“I also had the pleasure of meeting several key division employees who
joined the conference including William E. Featheringill, Chief of
Investigations Central Florida, and Louis Ceragioli, Jr., Financial
Investigator North Florida Bureau. Mr. Ceragioli participated remotely
by teleconference.”

View the PowerPoint as presented to the Florida Office of the Attorney
General on Tuesday, March 2, 2017: National
Car Rental Scam_Findings of Fact Presented to FL AG Office by Crime
Victim David Howe.pptx

“On October 29, 2016, I was the victim
of a predatory rental rip-off scam
at the Fort Myers International
Airport,” explained Howe. “It was one of the most obvious and deliberate
scams I’ve ever personally encountered – including compared to many of
the complex financial, child, and synthetic identity crimes that I’ve
exposed during my two-decade professional career in telecommunications:*

“Although Enterprise Holdings has not publicly responded to either the
crime evidence provided to Lee County Port Authority Police, the company
has responded to Wink News with its standard mantra of ‘Human Error’ (

“The company also stated ‘miscommunication’ as an excuse for their

“As the victim of a sophisticated rental rip off scam – which included
remarkable photographic evidence of criminal fraud – the opportunity to
meet with consumer protection investigators from the Florida Attorney
General’s office was profoundly meaningful for me,” emphasized Howe.
“The meeting provided an opportunity for me to explain to these
professionals that I had come as both a victim and as an advocate for

“And having the opportunity to discuss my personal case was not only
satisfying, but also empowering after months of boiling anger and
frustration from this profoundly predatory encounter.

“In addition to discussing the Attorney General’s important role with my
particular situation, I was able to share a number of critical
recommendations that I know will help protect consumers who may be
obtaining or planning a car rental reservation: Rental
Car Checklist.pdf

“Along with other suggestions that I believe will minimize these
predatory encounters, I intend to take these recommendations and share
my experience with lawmakers across the nation.

“I want to thank Attorney General Bondi, Director Butler, and the team
of professional investigators at the Office of the Florida Attorney
General for their relentless work protecting consumers,” concluded Howe.
“I also want each to know how much their time, effort, and concern means
to me as a victim, a Florida home owner, and as a fellow citizen.”

About SubscriberWise

SubscriberWise® launched as the first issuing consumer reporting agency
exclusively for the cable industry one decade ago. The company filed
extensive documentation and end-user agreements to access TransUnion’s
consumer database. TransUnion approved the request as part of a pilot
project in 2007. In 2009, SubscriberWise and TransUnion announced a
joint marketing agreement for the benefit of America’s cable operators.
Today SubscriberWise is a risk management preferred-solutions provider
for the National Cable Television Cooperative.

SubscriberWise contributions to telecom are quantified in the billions
of dollars annually.

SubscriberWise is a U.S.A. federally registered trademark of the
SubscriberWise Limited Liability Co.


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