Report: #815000

Complaint Review:

  • Submitted: Wed, December 28, 2011
  • Updated: Mon, January 23, 2012
  • Reported By: Jane — Cedar Rapids Iowa United States of America
    P.O. Box 391146
    Omaha, Nebraska
    United States of America

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If you have been ripped off by as I have been, I recommend calling the FTC and filing a report. The number is 877-382-4357. When I contacted PeopleSmart indicating they owed me a refund of $39.95 that they charged my credit card during my "FREE" 7 day trial, they pretty much said "tough".  I signed up and canceled within hours since the information provided was inaccurate and incomplete. (didn't indicate a sex offender conviction). They claimed I ordered a "special" report which I did not. But since they already had my credit card info (part of the sign up process)  they decided to charge me anyway! When I sent them a second email indicating I would be contacting the FTC, within 5 minutes I received an email indicating they would be refunding the charges. However, when speaking with the FTC, they said "believe it when you see it".  We shall see.....
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Response from PeopleSmart

AUTHOR: Chelsea-PeopleSmart - (USA)

Hi, we're sorry to hear you didn't find the information you were seeking, but we're glad to hear that our customer service team was able to provide a refund. Rather than contacting the FTC, we would advise users to contact us directly to work toward a solution that is agreeable for everyone. We want to ensure our customers' satisfaction, and we do issue refunds to customers who feel they have been incorrectly charged. If we can be of further assistance, please contact our customer service team at 1-888-813-0008. Thank you!
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AUTHOR: Jane Q Public - (United States of America)

I checked my charge card this morning and my account has been credited. If you have been a victim, I suggest you contact the FTC and file a report.
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