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Credit Score.com - Unwanted Emails

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Review by tomheidie on 2013-09-19
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Over the last week I have received over 900 emails to check my credit score at Credit Score.com. I have called them telling I do not or want an account with them and I'M still getting the emails. I know some company is paying people to send out emails for $25 each email they send, but credit score must be paying this company to do it.

There should be some way to stop this unwanted junk when you call the company and tell them to stop. It's time to stop this junk emails when you ask them to be removed from their list.
Comments:3 Replies - Latest reply on 2013-09-19
Posted by Old Timer on 2013-09-19:
Credit Score.com pays a bounty or commission to their affiliates that send them traffic. They pay for click troughs' and even more if someone is dumb enough to give their credit card number and sign up.

Once you hit reply to anyone of their emails or to opt-out that just confirmed you as a good email address. That's when all hell breaks loose. The spammers then start selling your info to other spammers. The more you opt-out the more times you confirm who you are and the process repeats itself over and over and over, till you get 900 emails in one week. It's spam by 1 to the power of 1,000.

Credit Score.com has no interest in helping you as they are not the ones sending the spam. Their affiliates, agents and brokers are the ones sending all the crap. All Credit Score.com cares about is getting as much traffic as they can to their site.

Sometimes (not often) if you file complaints with their ISP (abuse@att.net) and abuse@creditscore.com, all the anti spam agencies and the Internet Fraud Center (http://www.ic3.gov) you might get their attention and get them to ask their spammers to remove you and knock it off. It's a real long shot though, as it's all about money and traffic, not helping the consumer.

Another big trouble spot right now are the brokers out spamming for the payday loan companies. Don't ever fill in one of their forms! From what I have read only 900 spam emails would be a blessing compared to what will happen with those bottom feeders.


Posted by cmthru on 2013-09-19:
Two things you can do. First contact your ISP and tell them of the massive amount of email you are getting from one source. You may not be the only one. Second, configure your email to immediately delete or place their mail in your trash folder.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2013-09-19:
Email them back in the most vulgar way to cease

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