Report: #1111809

Complaint Review: Hearst Corp

  • Submitted: Mon, December 30, 2013
  • Updated: Mon, December 30, 2013
  • Reported By: AJ Johnson — Oak Creek Wisconsin
  • Hearst Corp
    P.O. Box 6093 Harlan, IA 51593
    Harlan, Iowa

Hearst Corp Seventeen Magazine Hearst Corporation Magazine Subcription Rip-Off Harlan Iowa

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I just received a subscription invoice for Seventeen Magazine saying that 'Payment Now Due'  and it is addressed to my parents! I'm 48 years old lol!  I bought a year of Seventeen Magazine for my niece one year ago. I did not renew it this year and ignored all the subscription renewal bombardment mail. They did not like that.  Today I received a subscription invoice stating:

Dear Parents of AJ,

Our records indicate you ordered a gift subscripton several months ago. We fulfilled your order and mailed several copies of the magazine to your friends, yet we have not received payment nor any indication of the reason for non-payment.

We are now at a point where unless we receive a prompt payment from you, we will be required to place your account in our Bad Debt file.

In order for us to avoid taking this action, you must remit payment now.



Customer Service


REALLY???  I NEVER renewed this subscription, I just threw away the bombardment of mailings asking me to renew.  I'm surprised with all the complaints about this company, that they have never gotten fined or shut down.

HEARST CORPORATION ARE BULLIES AND LIARS!!!!! They use scare tactics to bully their clients!!!!  Please do not buy and support their magazine.

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