MyLifeConsumerAffairs Unaccredited Brand
I did a Google search to see if any new information was available on a friend whom I have lost touch with and according to the results MyLife.com said they had like current information on him. I looked at pricing information and the one I wanted said I would pay only $4.95 today if I subscribed for a year. So I thought that would be the best way. I could afford $5 per month done that way. Unfortunately when the thing went through not only wasn't it $5 but it made my account overdrawn. So I went on the site to see if I could ask for a refund and cancel.
All it showed was a number and no other information. They keep repeating the same mantra so I doubt that they will refund. I cancelled my card. And I would love to see this company sued. First my info was more than one person's information. And my friend well I hate to say it I was brushing the cobwebs off of his info the part that probably was right. Definitely is information dated from millions of years ago. And the part that wasn't right well, let's say even Russ would laugh to hear he suddenly is head of a cardiac unit in Chicago. Frankly I think the site needs sued.
Harmful untrue information, when you want to check where this is coming from and buy the report for $ 6.00, they charge immediately $84 to credit card. Thank God for Chase catching it as an “illegal charge”, but I had to cancel my CC. Very dangerous site - it must be investigated and shut down!
This site is a scam that broadcasts a falsification of what is actually in the public record in order to extort fees for their "help" to clean up your record and reputation score. Contrary to MyLife's claim that there are bankruptcies, liens, judgements, and evictions associated with my name the actual record, which cannot be viewed without paying a fee, specifically states that no such records are found. What they publicize as criminal records consist of a seat belt violation in 2008 and running a red light on 9/11 2001 after the third plane went down on the Pentagon three miles from my office and the principals had told us all to go home. If I hadn't been hit by this scam myself I would never have believed that such libelous operations can continue to spew out these falsifications. Numerous emails have been sent to their "Customer Service" with direction to stop lying about my public record, and their telephone support is simply a recorded message.
I was astonished when a friend led me to my MyLife profile, indicating two criminal proceedings against me in Riverside, California — then outraged to learn I must pay $17.95 for a minimal one-month “Premium” subscription (automatic renewal by default) to set the record straight. An online check of Riverside Superior Court records revealed MyLife’s alleged docket numbers are nonexistent and generated, I believe, by MyLife simply to bilk victims into a purchase. I wrote MyLife citing this evidence, and demanded a correction. No reply. Yet two weeks later, the fake criminal charges remained.
Thankfully, the State of California’s online privacy laws allow residents to demand and receive deletions from such “public information” databases. This request also went unheeded by MyLife. A phone call to MyLife threatening a formal complaint with California’s Attorney General (MyLife is a California corporation) resulting in a subscription refund and deletion of my record. But does this firm operate or provide data to other such sites? That’s something that needs investigation by authorities. These people freely spread lies and slander, yet believe they are safe to do so by citing an uncredited statistic indicating 45% of online information is incorrect. They require severe criminal prosecution.
MyLife.com is posting false and extremely damaging information under the record they have for me. Along with my first/last/middle name, city, age and a 'fair' reputation score it states in red writing with large warning signs on several pages: "Alert! Criminal & Civil Court Records found." "(My Name) DOES have Arrest or Criminal Records ." "WARNING! Criminal or Civil Court Records found..." How is this legal? How do they get away with it? Why is nobody stopping them?
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I went on MyLife to check what was written and it full of mistakes and false information. I tried to contact the company and there is no response. I believe this constitute defamation of character. How can I have them remove the false information.
MyLife is a scam. The company provides inaccurate and damaging information for the purpose of hooking you in to "see what they found". Not only are the claims false, they are based on erroneous information and extremely outdated. Ten minutes after I logged in to see the information they recovered by running the full report. Items on the report didn't match the MyLife info stated to be uncovered. It was then very obvious the company is a scam. Less than 30 minutes into this subscription I requested a refund and explained why. The response I got from MyLife was that my subscription would continue monthly unless I called customer service and requested a refund.
Mind you I didn't purchase a recurring membership. I bought one month. That's it. MyLife blatantly practices false advertising and creates misleading marketing material. Not to mention they stored my credit card number which I didn't authorize them to do so. Storing "customer credit cards" online or on paper is illegal in the state I reside in.
I googled my own name while updating information on the web for a job search and MyLife.com came up on the list. When I clicked on the link the first thing I noticed was my less than stellar "reputation score" and then a red exclamation point that said "Warning!" Lawsuits, Liens or Bankruptcies found on (my name) Background Report! Since I know there are none of this issues in my life or past I immediately began looking for a way to delete the incorrect information which lead me to call the number on the website.
When I asked for the source of their information they told me I had to pay for a membership to MyLife.com to investigate further or I could have the report deleted which is what I opted for. I searched under a number other people I know and found the same warning or other similar warnings for criminal records and arrests. Clearly, they are using scare tactics to extort money. They include just enough correct information to make it seem credible. Why isn't this illegal?
I was searching in the internet for my new business under my name and I found this site called: Mylife.com on that was posting a lot of information about my personal life, plus false things like Criminal & Court Record, with a negative rate. I called the company asking them to take away my name out of their list, but nothing happened. My name is still there giving me a bad reputation, especially now that comes up with my business on the same search page. Is there anything I can do about it? Can I sue them?
I am so sorry I didn't check reviews for this company before signing up. They offer a so-called "100% Satisfaction Guarantee" but I think it means their satisfaction not mine. The service center in the Philippines is probably the most frustrating I have ever spoken with which only validates that this company doesn't give a damn. There are a lot of other research sites - choose carefully and CHECK REVIEWS!
So I Google my name and saw it pop up on MyLife.com It somehow had my personal information on it which was not fully disclosed, but good enough for anyone to social engineer the info. My name had a 3.6 rating to it. Anybody can come rate your name there, give you a bad rating and make it seem as you have bad reputation. This is ridiculous, and plus they claim other things like bankruptcies, criminal records, legal records? This site has no basis of truthful content and seems like a scam to me.
This website has been run by this company for many years. Thing is it use to be Wink.com, Reunion.com...now it is this scam!! Seriously, what a bunch of total crap! Have me as some criminal like person, totally destroying people's reputations...even over minor traffic violations, people are labeled criminals. For me, they have my name tied into court cases that were with an ex-husband, his court crap, and an ex I lived with for 8 years. The whole reason I left him was over his financial messes he always created!!! And there it is...all tied to my name on there. Because I was married to one or lived with the other? Makes me look horrible. I never even went to any of these court incidents.
They tell you that you can correct things, joke! You get to put in a blurb about it and initially it makes that 'red alert' of being a criminal go away. BUT! Then you refresh or come back and one of the blurbs will disappear allowing that 'red alert' to pop right back up because you no longer 'corrected it' SCAM... You will always be a criminal with them, regardless. They do it to make you buy into their scheme...yet meanwhile anyone you do know that happens to look you up there...well, they get a mouth full of rumors to spread. Unreal. SHOULD BE SHUT DOWN! Hurtful and misleading information all over this site.
Mylife.com refused to remove my private information from their public page. They have not stopped sending harassing/misleading emails after requested. I began receiving unsolicited emails from Mylife.com last year. After navigating to their website, I was shocked to discover my personal and my family member’s information (to include minor children) openly available for anyone and everyone to see. This includes birthdates, addresses, phone numbers, and employment information. They claim the information is collected from public sources, but I do not feel this information is actually readily available anywhere else to the public nor should it be.
After contacting Mylife.com immediately (Feb 2017) and discussing it with their customer service, I was told my information nor my family members information would be removed. I have called Mylife.com on six occasions in the past year to include this week (Feb 2018) asking for our profiles to be removed. I am met with the same answer of “No.” I also receive harassing, predatory sales emails on a daily basis claiming everything from “negative items have been found on your background report,” “someone is looking for you,” to “someone reviewed you and your reputation score has changed... this will affect potential employment and employer’s decision making to hire you.” I have selected to unsubscribe from these emails countless times and yet, they continue. This “business” charges innocent consumers to “fix” or view falsely claimed negative information.
MyLife promotes slanderous info and then extorts money. They allow negative, unsubstantiated content or "reviews" on your page written by anonymous internet trolls, possibly even by MyLife employees themselves. And they also post intentionally misleading comments as well. For example, about 7 years ago, I had traffic ticket for not coming to a complete stop at a stop sign. Wrong, yes, But not a criminal offense. What MyLife then did is posted that I have a "criminal record" in bold wording. In the small text, it says this "may include traffic tickets." I doubt anyone in the world cares that I got a ticket, especially since I'm not a bus driver.
But it's not a criminal offense. So you see what MyLife is doing. They're baiting me into buying a subscription so that I can correct the false or misleading info that they have allowed or maybe even created on my profile. And look how many other people have had the same happen to them. MyLife knows what they are doing. These abuse the power of the internet to scare people into paying them. Sigh. What a world we live in.
I signed up for membership in MyLife while to find the current status of an individual. First, the search required you to include the City and State of the individual. If I had that information I would not need MyLife!!! The data on myself had numerous outdated facts and errors. If they rely on public records, they certainly would not be so out-of-date. I think MyLife does as little as possible. There is a temptation, provided by MyLife to add Premium services in order to find information. This is a further waste of time and especially $$$. The Premium level provides almost no new information. And when you inadvertently click Premium, your credit card is immediately charged! After a phone call, MyLife was at least decent enough to remove this fee.
Was spending more time calling them to correct things. I thought I was supposed to be able to edit and change within my premium service. They said the changes had been made. When I checked none of the changes were ever made. Lots of bad information on me. Still could not edit or make changes they said I could, nor apparently could they from within their own system. Lots of excuses on why system was not making the changes. This morning they reset my account and suddenly I had someone else's profile information with my face picture. That was the last straw. Called and complained of bad product and customer service. Was told I would get a refund.
I started receiving emails from MyLife in 2015 telling me things like my information is exposed or some new background information has been added that may impact my life. I ignored them because in my line of work I have many background checks done, at least two or more per year, so I knew it was a scam when I read the emails. Today I received an email that made it sound like they’ve found liens, judgements and criminal records on me, which I knew not to be true, and I needed to log in to correct my information. These people are using scare tactics to get us to fork out money to them and they’re ruining our reputations!
After reading the reviews, I definitely didn’t attempt to go to the website thanks to all of the warnings from others. I’m currently looking for work and I’m concerned smaller companies, who don’t have the resources, will run background checks on potential employees and run across this site and believe this crap! What is being done about this company and why is it taking so long for them to finally be shut down?
MyLife.com publishes false information and innuendos about a person, then requires a 10 dollar fee to correct the false information that the company publishes, which is a form of extortion. I never signed up for their services, yet they publish false information about my person. The false information that the company publishes comes up in the first 3 of a Google search of your name. The false unsubstantiated innuendos that they have published about me has caused me undue stress, anxiety, and loss of employment.
They are just trying to rip money off of you. AVOID this like the plague. Wrong info. and when you try to correct it or see 'MORE INFORMATION' they ask for more money. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS.
Decided to look myself up on the internet and got the shock of my life when I visited my "MyLife" profile page and saw that I have a criminal record... little old me, who's never even gotten a ticket for jaywalking. All the other information in the report was inaccurate and just plain messed up, including listing a woman I've never even heard of as one of my relatives. I really didn't care about any of the inaccuracies all that much, except for the criminal record thing which could DESTROY my reputation, but the web page wouldn't even allow me to view whatever "records" they supposedly had.
I called their "customer support" number and the girl told me that she couldn't even see what these records were(!) and the only way I could find out what they supposedly had on me would be to subscribe to their "service" for $14.95 a month. I promptly told her that her company was going to get sued unless this slander was removed, and those must have been the magic words, because she said she would remove the information from my profile. She did even better than that, because when I went back to their webpage 5 minutes later, my entire profile was gone.
My parting advice for the customer support girl was to find another job because she's working for a bunch of criminals. This is obviously a scam, seeding people's profiles with damaging inaccuracies, and then extorting money from the victims to "correct" the record. I can see from all the other complaints here that I am not the only victim. These criminals really need to be shut down.
I think this company should be shut down. They try to con you into paying for membership to have fake info (that they put on there) about you removed! I wouldn't know if there are any fake criminal records etc about me on there because I refuse to pay them anything! What I mostly have an issue with is that they have my name and info on their website and are withholding it unless I pay them! I don't want my name in searches but they steal info and make it impossible to remove! Even if you do choose to pay they still won't let you fully remove everything, they just let you alter whats public. I believe your name, age, and city/state all have to remain public regardless. It should honestly be illegal. Looking into class action lawsuits immediately!
75% of the info they list for me is wrong or inaccurate. I did NOT set up the account and don't know where they get their information, but I have NEVER used most of the alias's they list, I have absolutely no criminal history, and my credit score is excellent. It is a shame that they may ruin my reputation due to their false information.
I was coerced to join in order to edit content about my own existence--which is a kicker in itself. The public profile says I have an arrest or criminal record! I was like, WHAT??? So they said I had to join in order to change it or to delete it. I did, it never got deleted. I am seriously thinking about suing them for libel. When I did join, and found out more information about my so called criminal activity, it included a docket number and the city it was attached to. Do you know what it was--A non-criminal traffic ticket from twenty years ago that I had to appear in traffic court for--because that's what you had to do before the internet came about!!!! I'm seriously thinking about suing them, so if you want to sue them too, perhaps we can try to do this together.
Erroneous information. Relatives I never knew I had. Places I never knew I lived. Scare tactics that I have lawsuits and liens everywhere. Oh my! The only way to edit this libelous, slanderous information is to pay them 119.00!! I have filed a complaint with the FTC. If there is another class action lawsuit against these people I will be on the bandwagon. There has to be a law against a company slandering people's reputations with no basis in fact!
I signed up for one month with MyLife.com only to find that when the next month came around, there was a recurring charge on my account without my authorization. I have tried calling them countless times only to never have my call answered, and forget attempting to email them as they send only automated messages. I wish I had researched this company before testing them out, otherwise I wouldn't have signed up for this. Please, if you find MyLife.com, do not try it. They are scammers. You can't even deactivate your account with them without calling which again runs you into the issue of them never answering.
Never had an interest in MyLife until I saw 'criminal' records, bankruptcies, etc... When I checked it out...they want to charge me a fee, to see records that are completely fake. Never had a felony arrest or conviction, no bankruptcies. Glad I'm of an age (69 next month) where this kind of garbage information can't really hurt me. Financially sound and retired and living good...BUT! This is akin to today's "Fake News". A pure BS site designed to snag you into buying their product to remove "fake" information and downright lies about you.
I logged onto the site investigating to see if they had accurate information on me (some was, some wasn't and it was fairly incomplete) and to springboard from that to joining to use them as an aid in my genealogy project. Evaluating them as of little use for my purposes is declined when I came to the billing page, so I have never been registered with them.
Nonetheless I received annoying messages from them and continue to do so. They do not appear to me as a site with decent ethical standards. The link to unsubscribe from their spam brings up a message saying the link doesn't work. I clicked on another link to unsubscribe and brought up a form I filled out, only to find they wanted $35 to unsubscribe to what I never subscribed for. After dropping out of that wild goose chase I got another message, from them not someone else, offering me a chance to unsubscribe at a discounted rate. I take that to mean their $35 dollar offer was to bleed as much as they can without honestly offering what they might accept. (I have not followed that link or waited to see if they will send yet another message with a lower still charge). Whether these people are dishonest or not I leave up to you but their standard of ethics doesn't set a very high bar in my opinion which includes them in the dishonest column.
This site is absolutely awful. There are a number of inaccuracies on this report; particularly a bogus "criminal record" on my file, which is nonexistent. If any employers or partners consider this page accurate information, this can be extremely damaging to a person's reputation. Without consumers' consent, this should be taken down. I am going to contact an attorney about this immediately.
This company has been posting false background information on me. When I contacted them to remove it they told me I would have to pay them a fee before they could that. How is this even legal. It's extortion. Now they keeping sending me emails stating that there is negative reports on me and if I send them money they will remove it. WTH.
Who is this scam organization? Must be Russian because not one piece of information is correct. A relative listed is an ILLEGAL WHO STOLE MY PURSE. My reputation is poor yet they have nothing to support this that is legit (1 review) which I can't see. Spelling of my last name is incorrect, relatives are not even close and nicknames??? Who says? I see that they are a scam organization but nothing is being done about it. Ironic. Here's another review that's "poor".
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