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1 out of 5 marks

Reviewed by Pamey P

May 26th 2010

Ok at first, then...whoa...you won't believe this

I authorized a $25,000 withdraw from my checking account to fund a new Ally CD. Ally did the withdraw...TWICE. There is $50,000 gone from my checking account without my authority. When I called them, they said "oops"; we will refund the money in 48 hours. 48 hours later, no money. When I spoke to customer service they said it would take 4-5 more business days to return the $25,000 to my account. This is CRIMINAL. Do NOT link your checking account to your ALLY account. In fact....STAY CLEAR of this bank. They are thieves. I just hope they return my money. I will update when I see the money in my account.

Update...more than a week later, still no money in my account. So I went to my local bank and had them do a transfer back into my local checking account from Ally Bank using a "Written Statement of Unauthorized Debit" form. This form also severed ties with Ally and my local checking account. They are thieves, I repeat, STAY CLEAR of this bank.

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  • koxon
    November 20th, 2013

    Had the same problem ! But that was not such a large sum ...
    That was the only problem I had with them though. Great experience so far.

  • carl
    November 17th, 2013

    if you had that kind of troubles then you go to banking commission and justice dept no bank is perfect but this bank is best ive had to date and i had most of all national banks in past 40 yrs boa us bank chase etc

  • CarLosVegas
    November 15th, 2013

    How does this have such a good review?

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Reviewed by Johnsnow44

Jan 20th 2015

4 out of 5 marks

Online Banks Are The Way To Go

Just opened a checking account and now i don't have to worry about atm fees that cost me tons with a big bank checking account.

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Reviewed by mmckeny

Jan 15th 2015

1 out of 5 marks

Horrible!!!!!

I deposited a check from BOA and was warned by the Ally mobile deposit site that the funds would not be available for 3 days. With that information I turned around and wrote a check for the deposited amount and mailed it off. Those checks have since been cashed and paid but Ally still has a hold on my original deposit 4 days after depositing and have notified me those funds will not be available another 4 days. Because of this they have put a hold on the entire check value plus another $3500.

So let me get this straight, they have my money but I can't use it or the rest of my money because why??????

Horrible inconvenience!!!!!

I would not recommend that anyone has multiple accounts with them so they have the ability to basically freeze ALL "your" money.

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