ED Magedson – Founder
First Data5565 Glenridge Connector, NE Atlanta, Georgia USA
First Data First Data Global Processing, Merchant Services, probably many more. Also, Direct Processing Solutions in Austin Texas locked me into a 48 month lease for a piece of equipment that I did not need, want or sign up for Atlanta Georgia
When I needed a new credit card processor for my e-commerce website, I signed up with first data. I operate this biz from my garage and have no shop that customers can come into, so I only needed online services. However, I was sent a piece of equipment - a "Magtek mini micr chk redr" - for which I had no use, had not asked for and it came with a 48 month contract. Again, I had no need for a check reader as 100% of saels are online. I contacted the local representative, a sales person from "Direct PRocessing Solutions" in Austin Texas and told him about this. He said he would find out about this and fix it. Now, 5 months later, I am still being charged monthly for a piece of equipment that I never needed, asked for, or wanted. When I call first data, they say that first of all, I signed a contract for it (I didn't) and second, it is the responsibility of Direct Processing Solutions to fix this. They are each blaming the other and this scam thus perpetuates itself.
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