"Thanks for the advice David. I was hoping to resolve these issues amicably with the companies involved but since they are not responding to my contact efforts I think that I will have to get a hold of my credit card company to open a dispute.
"Thank you for the information Steve. I recently participated in an on-line auction of of autographed music memorabilia. This was the 1st time I participated in this type of auction and I know regret not doing more research beforehand as I now have…"