I prefer minimal interaction with PNC, as I have one checking account and an ATM card. Recently I have been forced to read ads when I use their ATMs, and cannot get my funds without replying to these ads (Y or N for info.) I feel ATMs should provide rapid means to do my banking, and very much resent being forced to read ads some Marketing moron thought was a good idea. I have called PNC 5 times complaining about this, the most recent yesterday (19 Sept.) For almost 20 minutes I explained that if I need such ad info, I can walk into a branch or go online for the info - the priority for ATMs should be rapid use. The 'customer service' rep (who had some pompous other title) told me 1. I was the only one complaining, 2. it would be 'difficult' to change 12,000 ATMs, and that since the ATMs were their property, they had the 'right' to waste my time. I then explained they were already wasting my time by forcing me to select a language to use the ATMs (here in a country where the language of business is ENGLISH,) and that wasting even 3 seconds of my time was not their right. He adamantly refused to do anything, and stated that there was 'no one else' I could talk to about this. If enough customers stop being sheep about how PNC does business, they would change their ATM procedures and remove forced ads, and make the default language ENGLISH. I am actively looking for another local bank, or a credit union, as they do not deserve my business; I will investigate filing a complaint with the BBB. My time is valuable to me, isn't yours?
I'll save the long list of how poor this customer service is. After 10 months (TEN - please count them, TEN) of trying to get something SIMPLE like my loan payment to be deducted automatically, I finally lost it today.
The bank was refusing to waive $130 of fees, their error, and they admit that. Spoke with somebody who puts the "Douche" in "Douchebag", Thomas Dillard, at 877-631-8998, x2695443896 (LOVE those TEN DIGIT extensions).
Will NEVER do business with this bank again. POOR, POOR CUSTOMER SERVICE.
While you might have integrity and be a person of your word, who backs up those words with actions, PNC Bank most certainly is the complete opposite. They have no integrity and they blatantly lie. We have a loan with PNC Bank and have made every single payment to them, on time, for the past 2 years just as we agreed to do. Our attorney is/was in the process of negotiating the terms of the balance of the loan and was told by their attorney what documents they were going to require and was also told that our bank rep was going on vacation and nothing would be happening for at least the next week. Well, they lied. On Friday, at the end of the day, PNC sucked $58,000 from our account with no notice whatsoever. To make matters worse, there is $50,000 worth of checks written to vendors and employees, including our paycheck. They took the money out anyway, even though there were outstanding checks which were written on clear money. We sent an email to our rep and received an auto-response saying she was on vacation and giving the names of 2 people to contact in case of an emergency. Well this is an emergency and surely this must be a mistake, right? Despite repeated phone calls to both people, we were only able to get one man on the phone who basically said, "too bad, fuck you, talk to your attorney." When our attorney spoke with the PNC attorney, they said they knew it was happening, despite telling us, in writing that it wasn't going to. I can't even fathom how someone would do that and then leave for vacation, without any regard and leaving people to try and pull their business and lives together. We are filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. I'm tempted to write all of their names here, but I have more integrity than that.