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- Joined: Thu Apr 30, 2009 2:32 pm
- Location: Texas
I just made a purchase at Gevalia.com and when I finished with my order a page popped up offering me $100 cashback if I opened a CapOne cc account (because I'm a good Gevalia customer, it said). The ad also said the card would have no annual fee.
After filling out the entire application I was on the last screen and scrolled through the terms. I was about to apply for a card with a $39 annual fee. The banner ad I had clicked on clearly said the card I would be applying for would not have an annual fee. Obviously, I aborted the application.
I had a CapOne cashback card until a few months ago. I canceled it because after more than half a dozen requests over the period of a year for them to stop sending me balance transfer checks and other marketing materials in the mail, they still would not do it.
When I did have the card I never had any problems with them. However, I only used it for a balance transfer that I quickly paid off. And now that I'm thinking about it. This account was shut down once for a fraud alert even though I had never used the card for anything but a balance transfer. A new account no. was issued and everything.
Pretty sleazy, imo.
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