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Complaints, reviews, scams and fraud reports

Coastal Readers Service
Scam

Same complaint as others against this company. I had red flags going off during the call and ignored them. They had personal information and part of my credit card number. After the call I tried to call them back and was told via answering machine that it was after hours. I have seen some of the comments and will attempt to ...

United Readers Service
Cancellation

These people are out of their minds! I got conned into getting a magazine subscription with this company 1 year ago in September. I got this super-great deal for a 1 year subscription (normal is 2 years @ $39.95, or so I was told), only problem is that after the 1 year @ half-price ($19.95) subscription ended, they are hounding ...

Mountain Area Communications
Magazine Orders

I was told I would receive the student package since I currently attend college and cannot afford to pay nearly $50 a month but, sure enough, I was charged the $50 to my account and regardless of only being charged this for roughly 20 months that's still $1000, no one loves magazines enough to pay that amount of money. It ...

Reading America
Fraud

Company charges you every month for magazines you will not recieve. You pay for the first month up front but the magazines are not scheduled to you till eight to twelve weeks after the fact. When you try to cancel they try to charge you for a five year agreement. ...

Newsweek
Won't send refund

I cancelled my subscription to Newsweek in January 2011. I got an e-mail saying they owed me $110.00, and would send me a refund.in April they sent a check for $18.00, but no more. I have talked to them on the phone and e-mailed probably twenty times each method, but they still haven't sent me my refund. A customer service ...