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Date Established
2006
Location
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Frank Kehl

Frank Kehl

Frank Kehl has been writing about merchant services, payment gateways, and international money transfer services since 2015. He has a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State and a Juris Doctorate from the Ventura College of Law. After a long and enjoyable career of traveling around the world as an Air Force navigator, he’s comfortably settled down in the wine country town of Paso Robles in California’s scenic Central Coast region. He enjoys reading, photography, hiking, and numerous other outdoor pursuits.
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    Mike Moshier

    Dishonest company from the snake in the grass independent salesman to the upper management. It is nearly impossible to reach them by phone. All representatives are allergic to customer service and lie with absolute comfort. Total bait and switch operation and should be avoided at all cost. Any benefit you receive by their processing would necessarily have to be accidental. Awful company.

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      Ken Williams

      Organization Name: Pinehill Inn

      Terrible. Cancelled and went back to my former processor after 2 months. Moved to CardConnect/CardPointe because new reservation system for my B&B had an automated interface with them. Save money? Not at all. Setup poorly managed. Sent wrong card reader, at a nonrefundable cost of $170 and never set me up for Amex like I had for 13 years with my previous processor. Expected better reliability and quality control but did not receive it. Look somewhere else for a processor.

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      • Organization Name: Pinehill Inn
      Bjarki

      Organization Name: Zebra Enterprises

      Canceled service without prior notice due to being a firearm related business. Refused extension to allow time to secure another service.

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      • Organization Name: Zebra Enterprises
      JohnMichael Brunetti

      Organization Name: FASTSIGNS Downtown Detroit

      Card Network has made it so easy to manage my business! With CardPointe, I’ve been able to manage transactions in real-time from my phone and my desk. I love the advanced security of the hardware, too. Making sure my customers are safe from a data breach is very important, and the folks at Card Network make sure I’m never at-risk

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      • Organization Name: FASTSIGNS Downtown Detroit
      Anthony Redfern

      Organization Name: Redfern Investigative Consultants

      Card pointe does not provide customer service or communicate with it’s clients. Further they batch their clients funds and then utilize an excuse to not provide the funds earned by the client instead holding the funds while drawing interest from the funds. When contacted they have an error of ignorance to the client indicating they can do what ever they want and the client has no recourse or action until they are ready to release the funds. A company which does not care about customer satisfaction or attempting to work with their clients.

      • Organization Name: Redfern Investigative Consultants
      Kristin

      Organization Name: San Carlos Restaurant

      We’ve never worked with this company, never signed up with them, never signed a contract, however the company we finally escaped from (after finishing our contract and returning equipment) must have sold our information to CardConnect and now they are taking money from us even though we do not use their system and have never signed up with them. We put a stop on the direct withdrawal through our bank and then CardConnect tried to send us to collections. When we try to call them, we get a customer service representative who says Management is too busy to speak to us. We will be contacting the Better Business Bureau and the next person to contact them will be our lawyer. This company is stealing from us and they should be put out of business. DO NOT SIGN UP WITH THEM!!!

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      • Organization Name: San Carlos Restaurant
      STEVI BELLE

      Organization Name: SacredNature, LLC

      Years of excessive fees. This company says that the company that originally signed the account up agreed to all the fees. The agent has never been heard from by anyone in the company. The account executive that dealt with my complaint agreed that the fees had been excessive….but when asked to rectify the issue they declined. Ended up canceling the account. Had an account with them for over 15 years and would not recommend them to anyone. You are better to go with PayPal or Square.

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      • Organization Name: SacredNature, LLC

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      Fred Galley

      Organization Name: Galley Studio

      After suffering through 4 years of extra charges and added on charges I was so releaved to get to the end of my contract. I made sure I went 4 years and 1 month. They still charged me a $350 early termination Fee. I don’t care. I found another great company with really low fees and no early termination fee.If your smart enough to look here, RUN!

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      • Organization Name: Galley Studio

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      HUI JUN Li

      Organization Name: OMG BOBA TEA

      Bad Company Fraud like, so much fee and so much lies from the agency and company 800$ cancelation fee and at the beginning they said no fee like what?

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      • Organization Name: OMG BOBA TEA

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      Joe Ruzich

      Organization Name: Synergy

      The account rep who signed me up did the classic bait and switch on all aspects. 2 months later he is no longer working there. No help from the person who took over his position and am unable to be connected to anyone else after multiple requests. So far at the end of the day I’m actually paying more than with square overall. Read CAREFULLY before you sign and don’t expect them to modify anything after you sign, regardless of what their rep says during the sign up process. Terrible experience and now locked in for 3 years. Learn from my mistake 🙂

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      • Organization Name: Synergy

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      Greg

      Organization Name: State of the Art Landscape

      This company should be avoided at all costs. They do not process your CC payments in a timely manner and when you are successful enough to have a great client pay you a large sum on a CC, they put your payment into their “risk” department with no warning. It’s as if our payments were seized by the government. There is no person that will tell us when we are getting our money, no person telling us why it was held, no person to be accountable. We ask to talk to someone in “risk” and we are told on the phone that they are understaffed; who does this?? This has happened multiple times so we pre-called them when the next large payment was about to go in and they assured us it would be processed in short order – that was 3 weeks ago and now I’m writing checks on my credit line to cover costs due to a 6 figure payment being held by this “company”. We’re moving on.

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      • Organization Name: State of the Art Landscape

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      BRUCE SHAW

      Organization Name: woodhill supply, inc

      worst customer service since AT&T…you cant get any results calling with a problem.not only that, but you cannot call back and talk to the same person, therefore you have to re-explain the problem every time.oh, and the length of time it takes to get someone on the line can be longer than 45 minutes…in December, Card Connect deducted our account twice for over 1500.00 and we are still trying to get our money back. even thou a Moron can readily see where they did it….we have emailed proof of their errorseveral times and they continue to ignore it…if there is anyone who works there who cares, i would like our money back…..i would rate them a zero, but that option was not available

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      • Organization Name: woodhill supply, inc

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      Jherm

      Organization Name: bico

      Used them for almost 5 years, paid them thousands of dollars. Sold my business and they charged me another $1000. My bad, did not read the small print! Was never told by agent any of the down sides. Very poor company to deal with a million prompts They only want your money! lousy service! Stay away!!! bad news!

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      • Organization Name: bico

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      Robert Stephens

      Organization Name: Rcshomebiz.com

      Nothing but a con. Cancel 2 months ago and got charged 205 .90

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      • Organization Name: Rcshomebiz.com

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      Heather

      Organization Name: Style Me Nova

      Worst System!
      Would never recommend! They faulse advertise! There are large fees! Will take money out of your account without knowledge. On your account page it doesn’t even show what money is taking out of your account. You also have to do everything through a laptop or desk top computer. Can not be done through a tablet!
      Worst costumer service as well.!
      SQUARE is 100x better I love it!
      Don’t waste your time with cardpointe/cardconnect

      • Organization Name: Style Me Nova

      This comment refers to an earlier version of this review and may be outdated.

      Kim

      Organization Name: CTI

      Appears CardConnect needs additional revenue. What kind of company will put in fine print on a Nov 2018 statement that you will be charged a $199 Annual Membership Fee (in all the years we’ve done business with them we have NEVER paid a “membership fee”). I was told that it is to support the platform?! and it was for services provided in Jan-Dec 2018. Does not seem ethical to me that at the end of the year they impose a fee for you doing business with them in the prior 12 months. Wish I could blind side my customers with “hey, thanks for doing business with us in the prior 12 months, as a gift we are charging you $199″Maybe their customer service will improve with the additional funds they raised this way, but we’ll never know as this is the last straw for us with this company.My advise – AVOID THIS COMPANY

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      • Organization Name: CTI

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      BRUCE SHAW

      Organization Name: woodhill supply, inc

      their customer support sucks…you wait forever for someone to answer the phone, then they transfer somewhere else and the wait begins…they sent us the wrong equipment, said they would overnight the correct ones..that was 3 days ago. there left hand does not know what their right hand is doing..just pathetic.. stay away from this card processor…3 thumbs down, even though i only have two 🙁

      • Organization Name: woodhill supply, inc

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      Dina Garcia

      Organization Name: Vida Nutrition, LLC

      I’d give zero if I could. They purchased my previous merchant account and once they took over they started charging me ridiculous fees every month. Fees that aren’t in my original contract. Fees I didn’t agree to. However, if I want to cancel and break my end of the contract I have to pay $490. Which over time will still be less than what my monthly fees will add up to.

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      • Organization Name: Vida Nutrition, LLC

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      Joseph Palmer

      Organization Name: Payscape

      Recently signed up a Cardconnect merchant to First American Payment System after merchant expressed displeasure with the Cardconnect services. The merchant was then hit with a $5000.00 (That’s Five Thousand Dollars) early termination fee. Beware of the applications you sign with CardConnect !!!!!!!!

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      • Organization Name: Payscape

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