• Report: #616673
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  • Submitted: Wed, June 23, 2010
  • Updated: Wed, June 23, 2010

  • Reported By: Connie — Wesley Chapel Florida United States of America
P.O. Box 13337 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania United States of America

Barclaycard Airtran A+ Visa Signature Promised me in writing 0% Balance transfer; gave me 0% for 2 months, then jacked up the rate to 28% interest. They stated other credit card company "Missed the Deadline for their 0% offer." Last state Philadelphia , Pennsylvania

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A few years ago, I received a 0% credit card balance offer for 1 year from Airtran A+ Visa Signature Card (Barclaycard, Card Services).  After two months, I saw that they were charging me interest.  First, they told me that the other credit card company did not get the transfer in prior to the due date of "the 0% offer."  When I had the other credit card company provide proof that the fault was on Barclay's end, they stated that they would make certain that I got the 0% interest for one year as they promised.  I told them that I wanted a paper statement from then on.  They did not send me a paper statement, so I closed my account so they could not do an automatic withdrawal.  I sent them a paper check instead; it was sent before the next payment was due-ON TIME.  When they found out I closed my automatic withdrawal account, Barclay charged late payments (although they cashed the paper check prior to the amount due date).  The interest went up from 7%, 18% and now 28+% (I've lost count).  I became disabled, and I am only able to make the minimum payment.  On this last paper statement that I received from them, they stated that if I continued to make the minimum payment that the $12,707.16 that I owed would be paid off in 2,506 years and I would pay a total amount of $2,814,042.00.  I know that I am not the only one that Barclay has done this to.  I have never had another credit card company deal with me in this way.  Somehow, for those of us that have been ripped off by Barclaycard, we need to get a Class Action Lawsuit going on this company for getting away with fraud.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 06/23/2010 01:15 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/barclaycard/philadelphia-pennsylvania-19101-3337/barclaycard-airtran-a-visa-signature-promised-me-in-writing-0-balance-transfer-gave-me-616673. 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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