American Express Card / charged late fees for its own charges

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I have been loyal to american express card and had it since over 10 years now.. recently i was away from country and couldn't pay the balance on time when i did it was couple days late and they charged me $25.00 late fees + interesth later that month, Since i was travelling, I thought of paying this late fees later, also i didn't want to pay get into hassle of paying late fees so i did not use my card while travelling. After travelling for 3 months, i saw my credit card statement it had balance of over $80!!! just the late fees and interest eevry month of their own late fees?! I called AXP to ask why is this charges, when i had not used my card and there is no balance?. they said they cannot do anything about the late fees which they had charged consecutively overthe last 3 months and I did pay them this fees! ~:|. I think this is a not RIGHT, American express is considering their late fees as BALANCE and charges added late fees charges and interest, this is injustice to consumer, I have no way to fight this alone. SO please beware! what if the doctors office, lawyers, government start charging interest and added late fees for their own late fees?!

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  • Mi
      Jul 31, 2011

    I have a question for were out of town right? Did your mortgage/rent, car payment & utilities get paid? I'm sure they did. What makes your credit card special? A bill is a bill and you have that same bill at the same time each month so you should have made prior arrangements.

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