Dying woman needs help getting $1,300 refundPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX - Jynine Fauss is pretty blunt about her health. She's terminally ill, and according to Jynine, she only has a few months to live.
"I'm dying," she said. "I needed a will. I've got cancer and I've had chemo and then I had another round of chemo and finally I said, 'That's it.' I mean, what are you going do?"
To get her affairs in order, Jynine and her husband Clyde wanted to get a will put together. So last year, when they were at their accountant, Morton and Associates, they asked for a recommendation.
Clyde said he told the accountant, "We're looking for someone who can do a will and he said, "Well, I can do a will."
The accountant said he'd prepare a will for Clyde and Jynine for $1,300, so they paid him.
"I wrote the check for $1,300 and he said, well it will take a couple of weeks," Clyde said.
But 12 months later, Clyde and Jynine haven't seen their will and they've asked several times for a refund, but never got one.
"I'm not a very pushy person," Clyde said. "I don't get in people's faces and stuff and that's maybe why it's gone on so long."
3 On Your Side contacted Michael Morton, the accountant and the owner of Morton and Associates and asked him about the will he was paid $1,300 to prepare.
An hour after that conversation, Clyde and Jynine had a check in their hand.
Michael Morton, did not want to speak to 3 On Your Side on-camera about the issue, but claimed he would have returned the money without my involvement.
Clyde and Jynine aren't buying it though. They say they've been waiting a year for either their will or a refund and say they only received their money back after 3 On Your Side intervened.