- Report: #977115
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Complaint Review: EBates
EBates Where's My Big Fat Check? Internet
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I opened a new account in November with the EBATES promise that, if I spent $50, I would get a $10 Target gift card. I spent $68 on a bouquet for a hospitalized friend. The purchase never registered with EBATES, so I contacted them twice before they put $10.56 in my account.
I never received the promised TARGET gift card.
I tried EBATES again, making purchases through the site at FIVE stores listed on their website for which the site created Tracking tickets. I spent more than $1,500 between Nov. 23 (Black Friday) and Nov. 27, 2012 at Victoria's Secret, The Peruvian Connection, Sears, West Elm and Amazon.
I used my Discover Card for each purchase. When none of the purchases posted to my EBATES account, I contacted the EBATES" HELP" desk via email, and received the same canned reply each time: "We're sorry, blah, blah, we're looking into your problem."
I have retained copies of all of these email messages. It has been more than a week since I placed my orders through EBATES, and I still have not received the cash rebates in my account. The company promises to post rebates within 2-3 days. LIES!
I complained to my credit card company, DISCOVER, about EBATES FRAUDULENT ACTIVITIES, and a DISCOVER agent in the FRAUD DEPARTMENT said they will go after EBATES if all of my purchases are not credited within two weeks.
I also recommended EBATES to two friends who used the site. I have not received rebates for the
recommendations. Based on my experience, EBATES is a fraudulent Internet company and is posting FALSE ADVERTISING
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 12/03/2012 03:41 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/EBates/internet/EBates-Wheres-My-Big-Fat-Check-Internet-977115. 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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