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Charges on your credit card statement does not always clearly indicate where they were from. Lookup charges that you do not recognize to determine if it was legitimate or not.
|Merchant name||TME MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION|
|Address||225 High Ridge Rd|
Just keep saying operator to bypass the automated system, no matter what question it asks you. You'll finally get a live person. Be sure to tell them that you want to cancel ALL subscriptions under your name or they will only cancel the magazine associated with the charge you're calling about. You'll just end up having to call back when your next "free" subscription expires and they charge you again. Lastly, don't let them wiggle out of giving you a refund by arguing that the one year subscription is for a shorter period for some magazines because they are weekly issues (e.g. People, US Weekly) so the subscription period expired sooner. Remind them that such language disclaimers need to be conspicuous in their disclosure and cannot, by law, be buried in a bunch of minutia. Finally, even if they promise you a refund, get a confirmation number and still call your bank to dispute the charge. While you're at it, get a new debit card so that they cannot put through any future charges. Worked for me. Good luck!
I got a Time subscription for $2 after filling a survey last year. This year when I noticed a charge for $34 on my credit card, I called the number listed and asked them to cancel. They did but did not refund the entire amount. Then a few days later, there were several other charges to Time magazine for $27.87 and $6.63. Pissed off. I don't have time to keep going through their automated system and dealing with this.
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Once the automated system identifies you they will try to make a deal sound good by offering you lower price etc. They may tell you your term doesn't qualify you for a full refund or they can cancel and you will not be charged in the future......say no. no. no
you will finally get told they will cancel and issue a refund in 1-2 days and give a reference number. If this does not work I will file a dispute with chase.
They give you magazines for completing surveys. For instance, an airline survey after a trip. They send you free magazines and then charge you recurring fees. There is no one to talk to.
This is a magazine discount price
Just now notice charge frm people on my credit card that I did not purchase. It was a gift frm AT&T for 4 months....I don't even like it.
Charged with no authority
I did not authorize payment for a magazine subscription, yet it was charged to my account. When trying to call to cancel subscription, it was all automated and at times very confusing, while trying other options to continue subscriptions.
I never authorized a payment for People magazine and when I called they said I did this on July 4th, and I never did any transactions of any kind on July 4th. Then when I said I wanted the full refund the person on the other line said that I received some magazines already so I can't get a full refund!!!! And that's totally not accurate!! I had a subscription for over 8 years which was completely paid for through another source and magazines I have already gotten say the expiration date is OCT17, so how could I have already gotten magazines from this renewal that I didn't authorize??? Ugghhh, very aggravating! I ended up getting the full refund but was told it would show up within 3 business days. I will never go through magazine.com ever again, I did for some free subscriptions recently but I never put in any credit card information, so not even sure where they got it from!!
Dani M on Jun 3 - I am having the exact same problem. 4 old magazine subscriptions from 2015. I tried cancelling last summer as well with the same problem. I went through the automated system to try and cancel them. I think I was successful with 3/4 because I misunderstood the directions on the first one. I We'll see if any refunds come through! The machine also says that a notice was sent - that has never happened in 2 years. I wish there was someone to talk to - what a scam!
How do I talk to someone? They can't seem to understand me when I'm saying my last name. They want me to enter my credit card # to identify myself. I'm pissed.
It's a charge for a magazine subscription through Time, I signed up for trial issues through BOOKS A MILLION. If you forget to cancel. That's what the charge comes up as
Unethical business practice. Seriously TME, find some ethics. For $46 bucks you resort to this type of action.
Not sure about this charge for $3.42 and it was charged without my permission. How could this happen?
I never subscribed to ANY of this. MONEY was tooking out of my account.
I got 4 automatic renewal charges for magazines ordered during a promotional period ($2.00 per subscription for a service or something we ordered - I can't remember). I called the number provided on my credit card statement and it was an automated system to walk you through whatever action you were trying to take. I went through the process and cancelled the magazines and was told I would be issued refunds within a few business days. One went through fairly quickly but, over a month later, the others haven't shown up yet. I called the number again today to try to get a status and didn't have any luck, so I disputed them through my credit card company. I'm waiting for the disposition of that...
I got a discounted magazine offer from some website after I completed a survey somewhere.
Magazine subscription renewal charges all starting with TME*. I could not find a way to get a full (not partial) refund on their automated system. So I called my credit card company (Chase) dispute dept. They immediately recognized TME as Time Magazine, and said Time has authorized Chase to give full refunds and block further TME charges for any disputes.
I have subscribed "Reader's Digest" for more than 10 years and every year I went to RD.com to renew it (about $20). Recently, TME charged $45 from my credit card automatically for the renew. Questions I have
1. I never set up auto-renew method, why did this happen?
2. Why this renew price is much higher than the renew price from RD.com"?
This is a scam ! Never agreed to subscribe to this magazine ! They bought credit numbers probably from a black market, and started charging them without consent !
I was offered magazines for $2 after I ordered something. If I recall it was through google. I don't recall ever reading it would renew automatically. The $2 was for six months so even if I knew about the automatic renewal I wouldn't remember six months later.
I want to stop charging these things to our account without any permission. This is a fraud
I got the below charges. I never ordered anthing from them.
$43 for TME*92K6PP*ELLEMAG 855-449-8747 NY
$40 for TME*92K6PP*HSEBEAUT 855-449-8747 NY
$38 for TME*92K6PP*COOKLGHT 855-449-8747 NY
Yes some one tried to charge to my card
i got the same issue
charged my australian credit card twice (2 different chargers)
i had never sign up for it
should call the police
Charge you to cancel but they don't tell you in advance!
Called the number and went through the automated service. Chose 1 - Cancel, then I kept saying "no" to the other various refund offers until the voice finally told me that the subscription would be cancelled and I would receive a refund for the "remaining" unsent issues withing the next 1 - 2 business days.
I also received these "hidden charges". I am planning on calling the number to cancel after work today. The magazine subscription did NOT mention any other charges so I am glad I reviewed my statement before paying for this unannounced charge :(
I did not sign up for this. I do not want to continue this subscription.
Please let me know what the next steps are.
I got $49 on my TJ Maxx bill. I never ordered anything from them.
Took me 14 minutes to go through their automated system to cancel 4 magazine subscriptions and get a refund.
I called the number listen to all the prompts cancel all the magazines I had and was told that they would refund my money in 1 to 2 business days for each. They give you a list and you have the option to cancel each magazine one at a time and a confirmation number for your reference.
How dare this company charged my Capitalone Credit card for subscription I did not make. We do not waste our hard-earned money for scams like this. I hope Capital One learns to protect the interest of their customers.
It is a fraudulent transaction.
looks like all these charges are for some kind of magazine subscription
WIRED MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION
This was for my Men's Health magazine subscription