Este lugar no son personas serias , un día te cambian el cheque al 3% y otro te cobran más del 10% , de aprovechan de las personas

No puede comunicarse con un supervisor o el dueño porque los empleados tratan mal a las personas, este lugar no sirve
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#3307191 Review #3307191 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Houston, Texas
Pros
  • 445
Loss
$96
Preferred solution
Full refund

They cash a check with no note how much charging

I am so mad because they didn't tell me how much they will charge if I note I won't cash the check if they tell me by voice they give me only receipt with the money inside the envelope possible is me mistake too
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#2714177 Review #2714177 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Houston, Texas

Fraudulent check

I received a call from you last Thursday regarding a fraudulent check a lady was trying to cash. Apparently my checks were stolen out of my mailbox. You indicated you were notifying the police and my bank needs further information (police report number). I have been trying to call you back, left messages, but have yet to hear back. Please contact me as soon as possible.

User's recommendation: No reply to my numerous calls and emails to A1 Check Cashing Service. One would think check cashing fraud would be a top priority for this type of business, but obviously not. Be ware!

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#2508832 Review #2508832 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Location
Katy, Texas

They extorted money and information from me

TL;DR: Houston, TX - This place destroyed my stimulus check so that I could not bring it anywhere else. I had to "agree" to their huge fee and give them a bunch of information or throw away $1,200! I made the mistake of walking up to the window of A1 Check Cashing (the one on Telephone road inside the Swift gas station) and passing my $1,200 stimulus check under the bullet-proof glass. I asked the clerk what they charged, and she told me she refused to quote a price until I "created a profile", and signed the check(!). I asked for a ballpark estimate, and she said $100. I asked for my check back. She got on the phone with her boss, and refused to give my check back for three or four minutes (I got insistent). Then she wrote VOID on the face of the check before sliding it back! She said that was "policy" and I could still cash it anywhere else (no attempt to justify it beyond that). I even went to the place next door to check, and of course you can't cash a voided check. Now my choice was to "give" A1 my business or throw away $1,200. I had to give these scammers my social security number (the real one, I tried a fake one first), a fingerprint, a photo of my ID, and pay $100 for the privilege. It seems to me like they committed at least felony destruction of property in front of a bunch of cameras, and I'm guessing they expect to get away with this kind of thing. The places are parasitic at the best of times, but I didn't expect a business in my neighborhood would literally rob me.

User's recommendation: Go to HEB. Don't trust this company at all.

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3 comments
#1931998

I'm guessing there's more to this than the complainer is letting on. However, this person doesn't have a case if they walked out of the store with the money. It will their word against the store who will show the transaction went down.

#1931512

Sorry you got robbed by what you described sounds like the kind of people who belong in prison. It's like licking someone's ice cream cone and then handing it back to you !!!

#1930830

If your story is 100% true, the defacement of your valid document by an unauthorized individual is indeed illegal. It will classify at minimum as forgery, destruction of private property (or government property until it is cashed properly) possibly up to larceny by adverse possession. You're only out $100 so it's strictly misdemeanor level stuff but I'd recommend that you establish a relationship with a real bank.

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ID
#2198748 Review #2198748 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
A1 Check Cashing Check Cashing
Cons
  • Extorted a huge fee and a bunch of information from me
Loss
$100
Preferred solution
Everybody goes to jail and the business goes bankrupt

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