Peoplefinders.com is a scam! Do not use!

Aug 27, 2010

I used Peoplefinders.com to find a phone number for me.I was under the impression it was only going to cost $0.95.

They ended up charging me and extra $0.95 to email it to me and then a hidden charge of $24.95 for not canceling a trial I did not know I had. When I called them to ask politley and nicely after I said I was happy with their service but wanted the charges I did not use or want or know of to be taken off, they said it was completely impossible. I called my credit card company to dispute the unautorized charge so we shall see if they can do anything for me. I hate it when people are devious.

SHAME ON YOU PEOPLEFINDERS!Where is your integrity?

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vlad

Jul 03 Fort Worth, Texas

they still operate and doing the same scamming. they took 24.95 from my debit card even though I canceled the payment, I saw it while checking my money. now I'm trying to call but I get no signal on my phone to speak to someone to dispute the payment. how can this company operate for years through scamming and nothing is getting done? I personally don't know who to call to get them in court, but maybe you guys know.

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Anon

Apr 22

@ honestperspective - the only reason you used this service was to get a private number. Otherwise you wouldn't need this service. Stalker.

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edpow

Oct 23, 2013

These people suck. I found exactly who I wanted a phone number for to report a death of a relative and they sent me every friggin name except the one I needed. Never again, people finder. You friggers are total scammers. ***.

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Anonymous

Oct 17, 2013

there are never any free lunches

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Punkin

Oct 02, 2013

I can't even get a good # for them to complain; the # listed on their web page is not a working#. Does anyone have a good # for them? :sigh :sigh :sigh

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sheryl

Jul 25, 2013

I also got taken in by the $.96 deal. They have been withdrawing $24.95 from my bank account for 7 months. I did not catch this because I had no idea I had been signed up. I canceled the account online because their customer service will not let you talk to a real person. So far they have not responded. My bank said to give them 10 days to correct this. Will change debit card if they do not stop. I'm out alot of money.

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sessa

May 29, 2013 Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Most of you clearly don't understand the definition of a scam. Incurring additional charges because you didn't read what you were agreeing to DOESN'T MAKE IT A SCAM!! Take responsibility for YOUR mistakes.

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b2rad4u

Sep 08, 2013 Albany, Georgia

Ya..it is a scam when the fine print at the bottom doesn't make sense to most of us and they mislead us to believe its only 95c with no reoccurring fee's. Just cuz you think you know it all and are high all mighty don't try to justify a company that takes advantage of peoples needs and wants. CLEARLY sessa, your review doesn't mean s**t to anyone on here. Hope it happens to you one day..sure as *** wouldn't get any sympathy from me or even the other reviewers on here. Have great day! Oh if you read the fine print to my comment, it actually says "have a shi**y". Oh that's right you didn't see the fine print.

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edpow

Oct 23, 2013

Scamming is also paying for a product and getting *** for a result. I understand quite clearly what a scam is and THIS IS IT. Does people finder have you shills looking all over the internet to post *** posts like this.

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Rich v

Mar 23, 2013

:eek :sigh :( Thats bcause all u ppl who posted on here dont use their service for work, it serves no purpose just to look up a buddy or some old flame ur still in love with after she dumped u 10 yrs ago.Lol. If ur in the Real Estate business like I am & u need to find ppl $24.95 is a steal for when u reach important leads to buy perspective properties.

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Nick

Mar 25, 2013

Rich, I would like to start a class action lawsuit against these crooks. I too have been ripped off, over $50.00 worth. I've had to cancel my debit card and issue a fraud complaint. i do not know where to go to to get legal help on this. Is there any way possible for ea. of us complaining on here to start an injunction and/or class action lawsuit against them for fraud?
Just wondering,
Nick

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sjoh431674@aol.com

May 29, 2013

I must agree. I was charged 24.95 for this service and I did not sign up for it. I used the service one time for .95 and did not sign up for it. I paid for the service at that time with my credit card, but then I get these charges on my card.

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Steve

Feb 22, 2013 Brecksville, Ohio

They got me for five months at $25 a month on my credit card. I did the ninety five cents for three day trial. I looked up one old school buddy. Couldn't have been on their site for more than two minutes. They got me for $125. I disputed it with my cc company. They initially credited my card, but people finders disputed it, and I was eventually charged the money. I called People Finders, and spoke to the rudest woman on earth.

Make no mistake. This company is the epitome of organized crime. Avoid at all costs. Total ripoff. They'll steal your money.

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Shamrock

Jan 18, 2013

I was also scammed by peoplefinders.com. They will not refund the $24.99 that they took from my atm card account. Don't use them! They must be other services with integrity that can do the same job.

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cnybooster

Jan 15, 2013 Syracuse, New York

I, also, signed up for the $0.95 and cancelled the "contract" on the 5th day. peoplefinders.com, however, charged my account $24.95 on the 4th day . I challenged the charge with my cc company and peoplefinders.com sent them a whole bunch of papers showing searches I did not initiate and according to peoplefinders.com records, I didn't cancel until nine days later. This is an outright lie. These people are not on the up and up, regardless of what rating the BBB gives. I suggest we all file a complaint with the BBB as peoplefinders.com are a scam and a shame.

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JHarwell

Dec 02, 2012

I have found this company to be a scam just like a few more I have come in contact with....they bet on you being in a hurry and not reading exactly what you are getting into..if you go to White Pages it will take you to their site....we
were at the hospital..my son is a transplant patient and we needed a number fast and we got it we thought for the dollar price....so in all that was going on we would most likely not have had the time to cancel in 3 days if this had been realized....I saw it on credit card and disputed but at that time the credit card wanted a copy of transaction I did not have...so I thought I will suck up this charge
then come to find out that you will be charged forever if you do not cancel something you do not know you have gotten into.
Who would need $25.00 worth of people search a month anyway...like I said their way of making money is to scam you into the charge. I am retired on limited income and no way could I afford this charge every months. I will get a one time refund of the $24.95 but they can go to the log and see I never once logged in all
those months. I saw someone say on this site they were able to do that and would but did not offer for me.
Will report to attorney general and BBB ..I
have another company to warn you about Myinfobill.com does the same thing offers a
dollar car search and then you get charged $19.95 a month on credit card every month.
Reporting them too. This are
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Me

Dec 01, 2012

I just discovered that I have been charged every month for the last six months. I called and vented to some kid, who told me that I will be called back. I knew that this had to be a scam, and here I am, a few clicks later, feeling VERY angry at the BS and corruption behind this scam.

Thank you for telling me to cancel my credit card.

I say we all give them the same BS back that they've given us! Can we hire a hacker, or find out where they are and send them some real BS?

Thoughts,
Me

PS - I don't care if it cost me more to hurt them than they cost me. They are SO full of ***!

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lxg

Dec 01, 2012

I did the same as other folks in these comments. They started charging me 24.95/month for something I do not use. I used it once for 95 cents. Do not use these scam artists.

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Narotham Sunki

Nov 30, 2012

used Peoplefinders.com to find a phone number for me. I was under the impression it was only going to cost $0.95;. They ended up charging me and extra $0;.95 to email it to me and then a hidden charge of $24|.95 for not canceling a trial I did not know I had;. When I called them to ask politley and nicely after I said I was happy with their service but wanted the charges I did not use or want or know of to be taken off, they said it was completely impossible!. I called my credit card company to dispute the unautorized charge so we shall see if they can do anything for me|. I hate it when people are devious;. SHAME ON YOU PEOPLEFINDERS! Where is your integrity?

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Missy

Nov 25, 2012

any time you all have difficulties with situations such as this, CALL the State Attorney General's office. It is process, but be patient. Ask for an investigation. FOLLOW THRU. It's important. If enough people call and ask for an investigation, maybe this company will be sanctioned or shut down. I've read the above comments. If there are those of us that will 'post'...it makes wonder how many others have been scammed that have not aired their views. Please call the A/G's office.

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