I brought my mother in law to my local Sears Outlet store in Concord NC. She purchased a Bosch washing machine.
The advertised sale at the time was no interest for 12 months if put on a Sears card. She was unable to qualify for a Sears credit card so the salesgirl (who knew me by name because I was such a frequent customer) suggested it be put on my credit card. In front of the salesgirl, my mother-in-law wrote 11 post dated checks to cover the entire purchase before the 12 months expired. Now, I see Sears charged me 25% interest.
This is definitely FALSE ADVERTISEMENT, and by the looks of what other Sears customers have posted, it is a frequent occurrence. My bank has charged me overdraft charges because of these excess charges.
I want interest and bank fees reimbused immediately. I will also contact Better Business Bureau.
Product or Service Mentioned: Sears Credit Card.
Monetary Loss: $500.