- Report: #248776
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EDP Report5301 Laurel Canyon Blvd -suite 132 Valley Village, California U.S.A.
EDP Report/ EDebitpay/ Acclaim Visa This company fraudulently took $159.95 from my checking account without authorization, There is no company info in their website. Valley Village California
I read a rebuttal of one of their associates and may I tell you there is no truth to her statement (the address is located on our site and we have nothing to hide) they obviously do have something to hide, this is why they are unreachable.
I have let my bank know they are a fraudulent company and I will be closing that account.
I would recommend due to the fact these people are thieves and could hit your account again, that you close the account they used and open another with your financial institution.
Be cautious and careful with your info and do not provide any online information to anyone if you can help it, have them contact you by phone as far as paying bills, applying to stores online, or not logging out properly when leaving you're bank sites.
I just pray these people will be shut down and it would help if you contact your attorney as I have and bring suite against these people for theft.Maybe then they will realize that stealing is a crime! !
Los Angeles, California
According to the majority of victims interviewed by Rip-off Report, those who immediately called their banks to dispute the charges did not get very far. Many victims got the following responses from their banks: we could not do anything for you or you waited too long; it has been more than 60 days.
If the bank is says that you have waited too long, explain to them how you called their 800 number as soon as the charges were found, and were told by the bank that nothing could be done. Remind the bank that they failed to assist you properly at the 800 #, and instead, provided you with an inadequate explanation of your right to dispute. Tell the bank that it's their fault time has expired, and since they gave you the wrong info to begin with, they will just have to deal with it, take the loss and reverse the charges.
Tell them the truth; this was unauthorized and your account was NOT to be charged! Keep emphasizing how you never authorized anything! Direct them to the hundreds of victims reports that were filed on Rip-off Report.com. And if you're at the bank, walk them over to their computer and make them go to this site! If you are on the phone with them, tell them you will wait while they access this site! Either way, be persistent!
DO NOT TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER!
Let them know nicely, that you were advised to Report them (the Bank) and this situation to the Banking Commission in your state. Since each state has a different name for the agency/controller over banks, find that name before you call or get to the bank so you can throw it in their face. The more knowledgeable you appear to be, the further you will get.
And just continue to demand the Federal Regulation E form! The bank CAN, MUST and WILL reverse the charge! But, you must be persistent; ask to speak to the supervisor or the area manager for all the branches in the state.
Let the bank personnel know you are meeting with the media later in the day, that you would much rather they do the right thing (as most other banks have) by looking at the complaints and immediately reversing the chargetruth.
If you have to, be loud (but nice) in front of other customers. If you are just calling by phone, the above tactics s) to your account; no matter how long ago it was. Be sure to call the Media if necessary so you are telling the EDitor's Suggestions on how to get your money back!
HERE IS WHAT RIP-OFF REPORT SUGGESTS YOU DO:
demand tion E.
Go to your bank within 60 days of the charge, or as soon as you know about the charge, don't delay, and tell them that there has been fraudulent activity within your account. Explain that you wish to file a dispute, and orm.
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 05/15/2007 12:27 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/EDP-Report/Valley-Village-California-91607/EDP-Report-EDebitpay-Acclaim-Visa-This-company-fraudulently-took-15995-from-my-checkin-248776. 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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