ED Magedson – Founder
Public Records Check.comInternet United States of America
Public Records Checks. com is merely a scam to up fees repeatedly for supposed access to data bases holding birth, marriage, divorce certificates and other information held at county and municipal clerk offices nationwide. I was searching for my divorce certificates.
I had a terrible feeling it was a rip-off, but went ahead and signed up with my fingers crossed, hoping it would be otherwise. But alas, I plunked down $42.99 for their "VIP" service. That led me to one address, which I already had. Then I clicked on "Divorce" records and up popped a request for an additional 2.99, foir access to their "premiu m data base." Again, I plunked down the fee and continued to search for my divorce records when up popped another demand for another fee, this one to do a complete background check on the person I wanted to find the divorce decree for.
In the process of pursuing access, I found out my membership had been moved from PublicRecordsChecks.com, which I could no longer access at all. Instead, I was no to use "Intelgator.com", which would give me the additional access only if I signed up for their complete background check package, which was about $50.
I immediately asked for a cancellation and refund. Of course, the site can't handle this. They sent me an e-mail referring me to "CLC Bank." Went to their site. No way to request a cancellation.
What a racket. Don't use either Public Records Checks.com or their buddies at IntelGator.com. If anyone out there ever comes across an authentic vital statistics data base, send word. I know that VitalChek.com is used by the state of Oregon. But I'm not searching for information there.
Public Records Checks.com and IntelGator should be sued in a class action. Let me know if anyone out there is up for it!
This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 04/20/2010 02:18 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/reports/public-records-checkcom/internet/public-records-checkcom-dont-use-public-records-checkcom-total-scam-internet-594960. 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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