Report: #766681

Complaint Review: American Express Sweepstakes

  • Submitted: Thu, August 18, 2011
  • Updated: Thu, August 18, 2011
  • Reported By: Raquel — White Rock New Mexico United States of America
  • American Express Sweepstakes

    Internet
    United States of America

American Express Sweepstakes Travel and Leisure Golf Player Club Junk mail ripoff Internet

*Author of original report: Entering Amex sweepstake does cost money

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Beware American Express customers!  My recent credit card statement showed an $89 charge I could not identify. It read "AEPC Member Services" and "T+K Golf Player Clb."

The Amex sweepstakes junk mail I usually discard without opening includes an "automatic charge" of $89 for a subscription to Travel and Leisure Magazine if you don't open that mailing and return the sweepstakes entry form indicating that you don't want to subscribe.

This is a sneaky trick to fleece Amex customers who don't carefully read their credit card statements.

I contacted AEPC Member Services and was told that the $89 charge would be canceled.

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#1 Author of original report

Entering Amex sweepstake does cost money

AUTHOR: Rachel - (United States of America)

Clarification: It's entering the Amex sweepstake that will bite you -- if you don't notice that you have to indicate that you don't want their magazines.
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