Like many other unsuspecting consumers posting complaints on this site about tickle.com I registered for a one time IQ valuation service last July. Being extremely busy I do not check my credit card statements as often as I should. To my disgust I found out today that they have been charging my card for the past twelve months without my authorisation, a total of $179.40 to date when I only signed up for $14.95.
I intend to follow the five step plan noted by Rick of Voorhees, NJ posted on this site as detailed below as a matter of principle only to encourage a Federal Trade Investigation into their dubious business practices.
I seem to be another of those people who have been scammed by the above mentioned company. I took the IQ test when my grandson asked me to do so - his reward for a certain number of people taking the test was to be a computer. I took the test and agreed to the initial one time charge which I was told would be $15.00. The actual charge was $19.95.
I no way did I agree to any additional charges. My credit card is now being charged monthly for $19.95. I have notified my credit card company of this unauthorized charge and they have taken cared of it more than one time. Phoning the company is a frustration as all one gets is a recording. Any assistance you can offer will be appreciated.
Tickle Media Co.
222 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94108.