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savemore-logo-SCAMAs continual news reports have begun stacking up horror stories about the scam since our first coverage in Decemeber 2011, Daily Deal Media has received documents from external sources revealing details of fraud behavior by directly involving Doug Van Arsdale, CEO, Credit Solutions of America, and CEO of Mona Cayard, CFO of Credit Solutions of America, CFO of OMV Holdings, CFO and CFO of The following information was provided to Daily Deal Media, showcasing as a part of a much larger chain of dirty cover-ups, manipulation of government tax and operating laws and a slew of borderline money laundering tactics. Affiliations:
According to the Texas Secretary of State, Lifestyle – Save More LLC (Tax ID: 32043331886) DBA is registered to Diane Simmons.

The managing company is listed as Augur, Inc. Augur, Inc. (Tax ID: 32042962087) is registered to Doug Van Arsdale.

According to the Dallas Business Journal, Doug Van Arsdale is the CEO and founder of Credit Solutions of America and occupies the same office space that once housed

The DBJ also reported that vacated its building due to tax liens filed against the company in July 2011 for $7.28 million in back taxes. and OMV Holdings:
OMV Holdings, LLC was originally filed as Debt Counselor Services.

All documents filed with the Texas Secretary of State are signed by Mona Cayard, CFO of According to her LinkedIn profile, she lists her profession as the CFO of and

Documents were faxed from a fax machine because they bear the time stamp and fax number. See below documents for confirmation.

OMV Holdings’ companies are registered with the same registrar as (DIRECTNIC, LTD).

OMV Holdings’ companies are using the same Amazon server with the same IP  (

OMV Holding’s companies have been running deals with other daily deal sites, including KGB deals, Groupon and Deal Pulp, but also haven’t been delivering their goods.

OMV Holdings as “Managing Agency”

OMV Holdings is the “Managing Agency” for the a variety of virtual office spaced companies. These companies are used by as the “Merchants” on many of the site’s “daily deals”. Each company is notorious for poor business etiquette.

  • Accessory Direct LLC – DBA
  • Registration: September 21, 2011
  • Beauty Bargains
  • Registration: September 23, 2011
  • Educate Me
  • Registration: September 23, 2011
  • Home Gear, LLC –
  • Registration: September 16, 2011
  • Live Healthy LLC
  • Registration: September 23, 2011

Outside Merchant Complaints Regarding

  • The following merchants have confirmed they have not been paid by
    • Canvas People
    • Feather Fashinista
    • Appliance Art
    • Skinny Tees
    • The Brush Company
    • Drink Dazzlers
    • Beauty of a Site
    • Stove in a Can
    • Work Outs on Demand
    • Next Stage Travel
    • Pure Designs for Living
    • Head’s Up Puzzles
    • Towel Topper
    • Made from Earth
Charging incorrect taxes/lack of Sales tax for certain states
Colorado & New York have online sales tax laws – every state is different, but they’re not operating correctly (OMV Holdings or SaveMore)
Texas charges sales tax also for online transactions, but they’re charging tax on the full price of the item.
PayPal Backs Out
SaveMore & affiliated companies used to offer PayPal as a payment option, but the option is no longer available, possibly due to the large number of chargebacks. Timeline by Official Filling Documents:



Savemore Tax Report – Registered Agent: Doug Van Arsdale


OMV Holdings Certificate of Amendment – Timestamped. Signed by Mona Cayard as CFO, OMV Holdings, LLC, formerly Debt Counselor Services, LLC.


Also of note, now does NOT redirect to the operational site. Users must type in the full to visit the still very much up and running site. We can only assume this is to avoid traffic from the many sites with negative reviews or complaints about

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