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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.
This business is not BBB accredited.
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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:
- 52 complaint(s) filed against business
- Failure to respond to 51 complaint(s) filed against business
- 1 complaint(s) filed against business that were not resolved
- 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
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||27|
|Total Closed Complaints||52|
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
|Customer Experience||Total Customer Reviews|
|Total Customer Reviews||9|
Business ManagementMr. Ed Magedson, Owner
Alternate Business NamesBad Business Bureau LLC Badbusinessbureau.com Rip Off Revenge RipoffReport.com Xcentric Ventures LLC
Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary
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