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This business is not BBB accredited.

Rip Off Report

Additional Locations

Phone: (602) 518-4357 PO Box 310, Tempe, AZ 85280 http://www.ripoffreport.com View Additional Web Addresses


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Description

This company provides individuals the ability to post information about businesses and people on the company’s website: http://www.ripoffreport.com. Information in BBB files alleges this business may operate under many alternate names including Xcentric Ventures and Bad Business Bureau. Ripoffreport.com is not associated with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in any way. The address BBB has on file for this business is a Post Office Box and as of November 20, 2013, BBB has been unable to locate or confirm a physical address in the state of Arizona for this company.


BBB Accreditation

This business is not BBB accredited.

Businesses are under no obligation to seek BBB accreditation, and some businesses are not accredited because they have not sought BBB accreditation.

To be accredited by BBB, a business must apply for accreditation and BBB must determine that the business meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses must pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.


Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that lowered the rating for Rip Off Report include:

  • 53 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Failure to respond to 53 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Business has failed to resolve underlying cause(s) of a pattern of complaints

Factors that raised the rating for Rip Off Report include:

  • Length of time business has been operating


Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

53 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 17 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 22
Billing/Collection Issues 2
Delivery Issues 1
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 28
Total Closed Complaints 53

Additional Complaint Information

Recently, BBB has received a pattern of complaints for this company that allege billing, advertising, service, repair, contract, and customer service issues. Complaints allege this business allows individuals to file reports about businesses and individuals that consumers may state are not true on the company’s website: http://www.ripoffreport.com. Some complainants report that when they contact the company regarding the removal of the reports, the business may inform the complainant that they must pay a fee (usually $2,000), to have the report removed and/or arbitrated. Some complainants state that their personal information, such as an address or a phone number, may be listed in the report. Additionally, some complainants allege an overall difficulty reaching the company when problems arise. At this time, a representative from Ripoff Report has indicated to BBB that the company will not work to resolve customer disputes through BBB.

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

11 Customer Reviews on Rip Off Report
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 2
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 9
Total Customer Reviews 11

Additional Information

BBB file opened: January 12, 2000 Business started: 12/09/1998 Business started locally: 12/09/1998
Business Management
Mr. Ed Magedson, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Ed Magedson, Owner
Business Category

Information Bureaus

Alternate Business Names
Badbusinessbureau.com Rip Off Revenge RipoffReport.com Xcentric Ventures LLC

Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary

Rip Off Report has received 1.24 out of 5 stars based on 11 Customer Reviews and a BBB Rating of F.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview
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BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview


BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.
Details

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.