• Report: #447516

Complaint Review: Credit Report America

  • Submitted: Wed, April 29, 2009
  • Updated: Wed, April 29, 2009

  • Reported By:New Orleans Louisiana
Credit Report America
creditreportamerica.com Internet U.S.A.

Credit Report America Online Rip-Off Craigslist Misleading Scam New Orleans Internet

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I was unemployed earlier this year and looking on craigslist for jobs. I was contacted by one "employer" in February who said in order to proceed with the hiring process I would have to get a credit check, then asked me to obtain a "free" credit report from creditreportamerica. I was under the impression I would only be charged $1 to my card in order to obtain the credit check and thats it. Little did I know it was a scam which not only charged me $11.95 a month but also signed me up for two other "services" which charged me about $15 a month. This went on for several months until now (late april) when I noticed my credit card bill was higher than I thought it would be. So I spoke to my credit card company and found out I was being charged by these disreputable companies monthly for three months for a total of about $80.

I was advised by my bank (Chase) to call the companies and cancel and ask them to refund my money. Two of the scammers gave me a partial refund as a "courtesy" but one gave no refund whatsoever. I then contacted Chase and am now filing a claim with Chase to attempt to obtain the rest of the money that they refused to refund me. If that doesnt work I am interested in talking and networking with other victims of this scam and possible class action.

New Orleans, Louisiana

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/29/2009 02:26 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Credit-Report-America/internet/Credit-Report-America-Online-Rip-Off-Craigslist-Misleading-Scam-New-Orleans-Internet-447516. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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