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Meramak Inc

Phone: (800) 225-3400 Fax: (562) 267-4004 View Additional Phone Numbers 407 W Imperial Hwy #H377, Brea, CA 92821


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This company offers merchant services.

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Factors that lowered the rating for Meramak Inc include:

  • Failure to respond to 5 complaints filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

5 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 3 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 2
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 3
Total Closed Complaints 5

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Meramak Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: September 20, 2013 Business started: 11/20/1997 in CA Business incorporated: 01/04/1999 in CA
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Mark Lapotaire, CEO Ms. Karen Say, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Mark Lapotaire, CEO
Customer Contact: Ms. Karen Say, President
Number of Employees


Business Category

Payment Processing Service Credit Card - Merchant Services Credit Cards & Plans - Equipment & Supplies Point of Sale Systems

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Identity Theft

Additional Locations


    407 W Imperial Hwy #H377

    Brea, CA 92821 (800) 225-3400 (562) 267-4000 (562) 267-4000 (800) 944-1111


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  • (562) 267-4000(Phone)
  • (562) 267-4000(Phone)
  • (800) 944-1111(Phone)
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Complaint Detail(s)

11/18/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: I have been trying to cancel monthly credit card payment services with this company for over two months now and my service representative ***** *** (************ extension ****) has stopped responding to my requests via phone and e-mail (two weeks without a response). When I call the company's main telephone number know one answers and it goes to voice mail. After leaving a message(s) know one calls back, ever. This has been going on for months now. I have now paid for two months of minimum credit card processing fees for a service my company is not using. Meramak also withdrew from our business checking account $430, without permission or invoice, for equipment they never allowed us an opportunity to return because know one will answer the phone or call us back. Please help!

Desired Settlement: I would like Meramak to properly close my account and stop monthly service charges, and allow me to return the credit card processing equipment and receive a refund for $430 for the equipment once it is returned.

7/18/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

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Complaint: I sent Meramak a 30 day notification that I was terminating their services with them on 09/15/2013.On Oct. 15, 2013 I sent another letter along with the terminal stating that I was ending business with them. I should have not been charged anything after Oct. 15. Come to find out in January 2014, that they had been taking service fees out for Nov., Dec., and Jan.. When I made them aware of this, they looked into it and told me my account was closed. I was still charged for Feb. March and April for a total of $327.03! Not a single transaction was processed during that time, since I didn't even have the terminal. I also have delivery confirmation from the USPS that the terminal was received by Meramak on Oct. 16, 2013.I have been on the phone with them for going on 5 months now with no satisfactory results.***** ***, has been the middle person between myself and **** *********, who in the past has always been helpful, but apparently had no time for me now.Every time I am told someone will call me back, it doesn't happen.***** called me on a Friday to tell me that **** would be calling me the next Tuesday. That never happened, and whenever ***** ***s she is going to call, she never does.This company has made lot's of money over the years with my business, and the stressful and unfair treatment I have received over the past 5 months has been difficult to say the least. It;s only been 9 months since I had a double mastectomy, and I'm supposed to avoid stress. This situation has caused me undue stress and anxiety, and I just want my money returned to me and I will never do business with Meramak again.I have been telling them for months that I had had it, and they only thing they are prompt about is ignoring me. They have not been able to tell me why any of this is happening, other than to guess. Very unprofessional.Meramak seems to have no problem stealing $327.00 from small struggling business's.

Desired Settlement: I would like to receive back into my bank account the 6 months worth of service fees that were taken out of my account when I closed the account on October 15, 2013.I have termination notice, delivery confirmation of terminal and bank statements showing the funds were taken from my account.

3/17/2014 Billing/Collection Issues | Complaint Details Unavailable
10/4/2013 Billing/Collection Issues
10/3/2013 Problems with Product/Service