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Mediafeed.com / fraudulent money deduction

1 United States Review updated:

The company media feed deducted money from my account without notification and they cannot be reached their e-mail on the website is a hoax, shouldnt the plimus and mediafeed website be taken down if everyone knows its a scam and also shouldn't the credit card companies verify the type of companies that use their e -commece services, this fraudulent company took over $#70.00 from my account and on google the website is still intact. [protected]@yahoo.co.uk

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  • Ma
      30th of Nov, 2010

    I also had a problem with MediaFeed. The company seems very suspicious. I was searching for a free download of some basic software (ok, so I guess there's no free lunch). I found a couple of sites that had free downloads. When I clicked on the download button, a login window opened, and I was prompted to either log in or, if not already a subscriber, to subscribe. So, I clicked on Subscribe, and was taken to Mediafeed.com to pay for their service.

    Once I'd paid, I then went back to the download site to get the file. There was no way to get it except to log in. I tried logging in with the username and password that I got for Mediafeed, but that didn't work. I was prompted again to subscribe.

    I contacted Mediafeed, and they said that their service allowed the user to search for a file and then download it. The problem is that a search with their service didn't find the file I wanted, even though the site where the file supposedly is requires a subscription to Media feed.

    I found this was the case at several websites. You think you're paying for something, you're told you need to subscribe, you're then told that you need to pay Mediafeed for a subscription to their service, and then their service doesn't work with the site that directed you to their service.

    I told them in an email that they were running a scam, which they of course denied.

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  • Sa
      2nd of Dec, 2010
    Mediafeed.com - fraudulent money
    MediaFeedcom
    United States

    Same as other complaint... I was looking to download some materials for class use and some software to open them... simple... I subscribed to an offer of 4.95 and today have been charged 66 Euros for an "order" that I didn´t make.
    I have blocked the charge and credit card so they can´t do it again, but of course, they don´t reply to the emails.
    Beware MediaFeed.com are fakes who use an offer of subsciption to get your credit card information.
    I have learnt a valuable lesson

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  • Ju
      7th of Mar, 2011
    Mediafeed.com - Fraudulent charge
    Mediafeed.com
    United States
    mediafeed.com

    Mediafeed pretends to offer a search engine that then provides rapid downloads of music, videos, etc. Within one hour and a half of entering my credit card number, I got a call from the credit card company and two fraudulent charges were already placed on my credit card! Do not do business here!

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  • St
      29th of Mar, 2011
    Mediafeed.com - Had to cancel my credit card
    Mediafeed.com
    United States
    mediafeed.com

    I was searching for a book and it offered all the books I needed. Once I made the payment, found out that the site cant find it. Then I stumbled upon the reviews here.

    I looked at my subscription and found that I would be charged $ 70+ today. I had to cancel my credit card.

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  • Si
      31st of Mar, 2011

    I visited http://gigabitdownload.com/search/Bruce+H.+Mahan+University+Chemistry to download an ebook which was listed as available on the website. Upon clicking the download link, i was asked to sign-up. On clicking for sign-up I was directed to mediafeed.me. When searching the mediafeed results there is no sign of the book that was being tried for download at gigabitdownload.com!!. I now realize that media feed is just a search tool that collects ebook dowloads information from different websites but does not itself offer downloads. Mostly, the results are from free ebook sites & not relevant for the targeted subject. This is misleading at the best!! Add to this, this 4.95 USD is a trial period charge & later they will charge 236.59 USD for yearly subscription!! No way!! I am asking my credit card firm to cancel my present card & issue a new one!!

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  • Ry
      16th of Apr, 2011

    The same happened to me. The notification of the fact that I am going to be charged for the full membership (as said, about 70 EUR) was not stated during the registration for the trial membership. It was stated only in the e-mail sent after the registration, and it was not obviously seen at once.
    Moreover, I was looking for a book too, and it was on the site, but even after the registration the site (http://gigabytedownloads.com, this site offered to register and after that to download the MediaFeed) was again asking for signing up (!) without any possibility to log in (I was already registered, so why couldn't I log into the system?). The possibility to find the book was only offered in the program that the company made. Of course it wasn't found.
    I think it's not legal to state that we are going to be charged more AFTER the process of registration for trial.

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  • Ry
      16th of Apr, 2011
    Mediafeed.com - Fraudulent charges
    Mediafeed.com
    United States
    mediafeed.com

    First I wrote this in comments to one of the complaints, but probably the amount of the complaints will help in the case with MediaFeed.
    The notification of the fact that I am going to be charged for the full membership (as said, about 70 EUR) was not stated during the registration for the trial membership. It was stated only in the e-mail sent after the registration, and it was not obviously seen at once.
    Moreover, I was looking for a book too, and it was on the site, but even after the registration the site (http://gigabytedownloads.com, this site offered to register and after that to download the MediaFeed) was again asking for signing up (!) without any possibility to log in (I was already registered, so why couldn't I log into the system?). The possibility to find the book was only offered in the program that the company made. Of course it wasn't found.
    I think it's not legal to state that we are going to be charged more AFTER the process of registration for trial.
    I am not charged the second sum of money yet, but I don't really know what to do. The other complaits say that the site does not respond to e-mails.

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  • En
      29th of Apr, 2011

    I have been reading all the complaints about MediaFeed and wished I had seen these earlier. Their website certainly is a scam, I was unable to get any downloads and all attempts to recover my money have been futile so far. They have not even responded to my claim.

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  • Bf
      4th of May, 2011

    I cannot even get into the software after I've downloaded it. Wish I've read these comments before paying them. The only cure for them is to cancel my credit card. What a SCAM

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  • Oz
      9th of Jun, 2011

    Here's the thing: post ANYTHING in their search-box, and PRESTO, there it is! It will appear, along with similar titles, all posted by other seekers, many of whom got scammed, too. Try this: think of something outrageous and nonexistent and put it in the search box. Mine, for example, got me this hit right off:
    "1. repairing-your-porcupine's-genetic-anomalies.rar
    Approve: 19928 <1 week old"
    Amazing. 19, 928 people approved of that download, huh?
    So the scam here is by percentages. Most people won't go far to get their money back, especially if they were trying to d/l porn or bootleg software, so they will just slink away. A few might go to their credit-card companies (as ALL should) and dispute the charge.
    When I am diagnosed with a terminal disease, I'm putting these ### on my kill list.

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  • Ja
      12th of Aug, 2011
    Mediafeed.com - Fraudulent charge
    mediafeed
    British Columbia
    Canada

    I was charged by this company 70 dlls without authorization and had to cancel my credit card. Do not do business with this company as they will only comit fraud with your credit card

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  • Ma
      24th of Aug, 2011
    Mediafeed.com - Fraudulent charge
    Mediafeed.com
    Norway

    Ordered 5$ trial subscription for software to read and download electronic books. After 7 days, the company placed a "lifetime subscription" charge of 69.95$ on my credit card without notifying me. I was not notified at the time of ordering the trial that any additional charges would be placed on my card. Do not do business with this company.

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  • Cl
      8th of Oct, 2011
    Mediafeed.com - It seems that the website shows results that don't really exist
    Mediafeed.com
    United States
    mediafeed.com

    Today I searched for the book : "Learning from the Asian Tigers" on the website and it showed that it has the book and the link is verified so I subscribed to download it but now when I use the software they have provided to search for the book it doesn't exist in the search results!

    It seems that the website shows results that don't really exist and they charge you 4.95 and the 69.95$ for nothing.

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  • Ph
      14th of Oct, 2011

    Yes, they ripped me off -- never did get promised download, never even got the so-called media feed application to download. So far they haven't charged my credit card, but when they do I plan on disputing it and then probably cancelling the card and getting a new one. How do they get away with this?

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  • Jo
      8th of Apr, 2012

    This site is worth it dumb-###, have you every bought a book for college. The average book for school is 100 dollars at least. So there should be no complaints to paying the 70 bucks for what the site is offering. BUT, there will be complaints because everybody always wants something for nothing.
    I do agree that lots sites always try to hide hidden fees, just like this site. They should be more clear to their customers on what they are really getting from this site. And people need to read the fine print before admitting any money to this site.

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