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2 out of 5 marks

Reviewed by Mkorhonen

Aug 20th 2012

Inaccessible Customer Service

I discovered that our mortgage payment had been received by BofA, but not applied to the payment, which was showing as past due. I say discovered because I stumbled onto the information while looking into a payoff for our auto loan. No one had contacted us 19 days into the event.

I spent more than 45 minutes trying to find a human who could assist with the problem. I ended up with a human who might as well have been automated. After answering the 20 questions, he revealed that he was collections and could not help me. There is NO CUSTOMER SERVICE ON WEEKENDS!!! Really? The people who work in order to pay our debts are typically in need of customer support on weekends.

The problem was that the bank erroneously filed my early payment as a principal payment rather than applying to the next payment (by early, I mean on the 30th rather than the 1st). They charged a late fee and then refused to apply our payment because we had not paid the late fee.

Had there been a person to help me on Saturday, I would have chalked it up to error. After 45 minutes of growing increasingly frustrated, I have joined the ranks of customers who are fed up with BofA.

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Reviewed by abqcar

Jul 17th 2014

1 out of 5 marks

BofA Intransigence regarding credit card dispute

I have since January been fighting with BofA over a charge posted by a vendor with which I disagree. BofA has been anything but helpful. I asked the vendor both in writing and orally for an explanation of its charge and never received a response. I asked BofA to delete the charge on account of the merchant's lack of cooperation but have encountered nothing but snotty letters from its customer "service" department. I asked BofA to provide me with any information it itself received from the vendor and have received nothing. In its last dollop of snot, it informed me it had exhausted its efforts to resolve the issue and that it would not reply to any further communications from me. I am filing a complaint against BofA and have intentionally avoided using my BofA credit card for the last six months, a time period in which I entered into a lot of credit transactions, because I don't want to give that company any further money in the way of merchant fees.

I have never encountered such a lack of cooperation from a credit card issuer. I never asked to have a BofA credit card (BofA gobbled up the original issuer) and will never, ever, utilize Bank of America for anything, even if it's the last financial entity on the planet. What a miserable, consumer-unfriendly company. I hope it follows the route of other financial institutions in the last few years and goes under. Good riddance!

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Reviewed by SeaShell

Jul 23rd 2014

1 out of 5 marks

No brainers! worst Customer service/respect

I was out of city and used my Credit card once. the day after I received a call with no introduction that said Your Debit card closed Then I couldn't see my credit account online when I came back I called the bank and I was told that was for security Well who's security? mine or the potential thieve? Imagine another person used my card in another city. You Blocked me online, not to be able to see what's happening to my account while the card is still OK to be used by who ever You kidding me?? They could at least call me and check if it was me?? At the end I see a "maintenance fee" charged in my account too ,which I don't know why is that?

More over, when look at my activities on line, any time in this couple of days I used my credit card , it shows the Type as "Cash Advance" not the regular. Cash Advance from a credit card has charges!!!!!! No wonder why they never blocked the card.

I emailed the bank from the contact page within the bank account-online. They responded back to me almost in 1 week that I have to log in my account and send email from the secure page within my account / online.

Didn't I just do that?!?! so pissed off.

Contacted CEO office. no difference ...

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