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Grant Pro Subscriptions bogus check - Anyone dealt with them?

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Within the last twelve days, a company called "Grant Pro Subscriptions" has attempted to put through a physical check for $49.95 in my checking account. Both times it was returned, because of NSF, but it has generated two $29 NSF fees. The first one I finally got refunded, but it was a major hassle - hours on the phone, calling back talking to different people...etc.

Now, this morning, another one was attempted to put through. The picture of the check has my signature forged on it, but they have my email address and checking account # on it. I NEVER give out my checking account # unless it's a utility bill or something of that nature that I pay online. The only thing I can thing of is that someone sold them the information. There is no phone number to contact them ( I asked the bank), and the website they listed just hangs and hangs...never actually goes to a site.

Oh my gosh! I'm not sure what to tell you but I just read this and was stunned! :shock:

Sub: #1 posted on Tue, 07/07/2009 - 15:02

Shazzers Shazzers
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Grant Pro is a scam they did the exact same thing to me they called me on my cell from an unavailable number and they told me they were only gonna take out 2 dollars from my account and they tried to take 49.95 I got charged a 36.00 fee plus they have my social security number email address and my account numbers please BEWARE OF GRANT PRO

Sub: #2 posted on Mon, 07/13/2009 - 16:47


this company is a RIP OFF they purchased your information from a third party company. The only way to keep them from doing it again is to close out your account and never purchase anything online using your checking account number.

Sub: #3 posted on Wed, 07/15/2009 - 17:06


They also go under the name of Freedom Subscriptions. They tried to take $ 49.95 out of my checking account under the Freedom name. Bank of America was quick to credit the money back to my account after I told them I never authorized any debit with this bogus company. To play it safe, I have 2 checking accounts with BofA so, I closed the 1 out that they were trying to get money out of & Now use the 2nd account.

Sub: #4 posted on Wed, 07/22/2009 - 20:38


do any of u have the number to nayone of those

Sub: #5 posted on Tue, 08/25/2009 - 08:31


It just happened to me i have no idea how this happened... Its very scary.

Sub: #6 posted on Wed, 09/02/2009 - 09:00


I too have been a victim of this bogus thing. They had put an electronic payment into my account for $49.95 to a grant pro solution and had my personal information on it such as my SS# and e-mail address. They also forged my name to this check. My bank was really understanding to this matter and I have recently closed my account.

Sub: #7 posted on Sat, 09/05/2009 - 16:54


I have tried to resolve the matter with usbank and they say because of all the personal info on the forged check i must have done it my self. It cost over 200 in fees and i have no means of contacting this company. I reported it to the police.

Sub: #8 posted on Sat, 10/24/2009 - 10:35


You need to go over their heads. File a police report. Then take a copy of said report into your bank, and have a nice chat with the branch manager. Not a teller or some such.

Sub: #9 posted on Sat, 10/24/2009 - 13:18

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I just got off the phone with my Credit union. This company did it to me as well. They used Grant pro and freedom. They took out 17.95 from my account and my Credit union has stopped payment on all checks that try to come through as I have never used checks at all. I was connected to the fraud dept at my Credit union and they said thier has been cases like this before. They are helping me with this company to get my money back and wont allow any checks to come through at all.

Sub: #10 posted on Fri, 01/22/2010 - 19:15


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