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Newgistics lost my AT&T phone return

On December 27, 2016, I called AT&T and spoke to an agent. I told him that I had to return a phone because it didn't work with my hearing aid. I was told to return the phone using the original packing materials and USPS return label.

 

On December 29, 2016, I returned an ATT phone using the USPS label provided with the original order. I tracked the return on USPS. After a week of no status change, I checked USPS again and found a status of "Tendered to Returns Agent." The shipping partner was newgistics.

 

On January 5, 2017, I went to the newgistics website and entered my tracking number. The Reference Number was "Unknown," the Status was "In Transit," and the Destination was "N/A."

Like other AT&T customers who have had problems with newgistics, I am stuck as well. I need help and don't know what to do. Can someone with AT&T advise me?

 

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Re: Newgistics lost my AT&T phone return

Same exact issue here with 2 returns (mine and my wife's phone upgrading to new iPhones). I have proof that I shipped to USPS. USPS last status is 10/5 and says Delivered to Agent.  Newgistics last status is 10/5 and says "Picked Up by Shipping Agent" Nothing after that. As far as I'm concerned my liability ended when USPS delivered the phones to Newgistics who AT&T partners with for "last-mile" delivery.  If they screwed up or had a theft or whatever, that is between AT&T and them and I should have zero liability at that point.  In my case the two charges appeared out of no-where (no warning emails) and were for over $850 additional.  I will fight this all the way to litigation if it comes to that, I sincerely hope it does not.

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Re: Newgistics lost my AT&T phone return


@mbaturin wrote:

Same exact issue here with 2 returns (mine and my wife's phone upgrading to new iPhones). I have proof that I shipped to USPS. USPS last status is 10/5 and says Delivered to Agent.  Newgistics last status is 10/5 and says "Picked Up by Shipping Agent" Nothing after that. As far as I'm concerned my liability ended when USPS delivered the phones to Newgistics who AT&T partners with for "last-mile" delivery.  If they screwed up or had a theft or whatever, that is between AT&T and them and I should have zero liability at that point. 


As far as I'm concerned, your liability ends when you hand it over to a USPS worker and they hand you a receipt!

 

 

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Message 47 of 51
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Re: Newgistics lost my AT&T phone return

Now I've received a suspension notice from AT&T.  Not sure what recourse I have.  I've given the tracking numbers, both show that USPS delivered to their agent (Newgistics).  How can this happen?

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Re: Newgistics lost my AT

As long as you have your tracking numbers get a supervisor. You have your
receipts. My problem is that they didn't give me any. They have to let it
go. They can't go after you for something you did correctly and have proof.
Talk to the supervisors supervisor. I kept my phone logs too to show how
many times and minutes I tried to call and resolve this. Good luck! If I
van help ket me know. Mine ended up being tied to a prepaid account. I said
see someone stole it. They were like nope too bad. I have never used att
again. I just paid the phone off and what I really did owe and let it go.
They tried to send me to collection. The reason I couldn't get receipts
were because mine was part of a bad batch of labels. Which they
conveniently said we are aware of it but that isn't your case. I was like
ok yeah right. I cancelled my directtv and everything. We moved to a new
house and they had went around the neighborhood trying to get people to
sign up with them and he told the lady nope not interested and I would
leave asap before my wife sees you lol. I was treated like I stole
something. I was a customer since it was Illinois Bell. I upgraded at least
1 phone every year and had 5 phones on my account. I even had a rep say
well if you just return it there won't be any issues. He made me sooooo
angry. Especially since I had spent 45 min explaining everything to him. It
was ridiculous. Everytime they tried to send me to collection I sent the
agency everything I had and it would disappear then again and 1 more time.
I have not seen anything since. I told them they could try to pry their
money that I do not owe them from my dying hands if they'd like to try. I
paid what I owed but not going to for something I don't owe. They do have a
complaint resolution form and you can report them to the BBB and consumer
affairs dept for your state. I told them see you in court if you'd like lol.
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Re: Newgistics lost my AT

Decided to try an online chat today.  The rep said they received the phones and the charge should be taken off in 24-36 hours.  He said he guarantees my account will not be suspended and that it will be taken care of.  I doubt it, but at least i have the chat transcript now.

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Teacher

Re: Newgistics lost my AT

Awesome. I do hope it does for you!! Happy Holidays! Thanks for.the update.
I am so glad it is a positive 1.
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