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is Plimus A sCAM?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by stressfree, May 29, 2012.

  1. stressfree

    stressfree Senior Member

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    They froze my 8 month old account due to selling "financial related products". I never hid anything..even talked to them a few times about my site/products sales etc..No problems. Now they are "holding on to my money for 3 months.." efore paying me out.

    When I challenged them on this they said "i was under their radar..." JOKE! How was that possible? I do not believe them.

    So..will I see my money again?

    This is what I HATE about I.M. everything is at the hands of companies who can treat us like sh** and they get away with time and time again. Sick to death of jumping through hoops and even then gettign sh** on time and time again.
     
  2. thetraveller

    thetraveller Senior Member

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    I know how you feel, happened to me with other hosting aff programs.

    I have Plimus account and got my money one time, but I didn't liked the inactivity fee which robbed me a few $$ when I was focusing on something else to do, so I completely stopped promoting with them.

    Try again to be nice with them, maybe you will get your money.
     
  3. wseo12

    wseo12 Regular Member

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    im sick and tired of these merchant account providers thinking they can just hold on to peoples money this has happend to me a couple of times its time for us to take action call a lawyer and see what he has to say they do that to a bunch of people my thoughts are they are trying to profit on your money of course there not going to tell you that
     
  4. poweronics

    poweronics Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    There must be some laws governing these merchants and they must be accounted for under those laws.
     
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    VIC SEO Elite Member

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    No its one of the secure payment processor used by many now a days.I hate them,most of plimus users imo are scammers.I have experienced this
    in the past with one client.
     
  6. trafficsource

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    they also hold my funds for 4 months. not a scam business but just a junk one.
     
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    weblues Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Plimus is a joke, the last time I use them, I lost many sales due to their incompetence, I would advice you to start looking for alternatives.
     
  8. terryjacobscom

    terryjacobscom Newbie

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    Always been paid on time by Plimus but have not used them for a year or so because there are better options out there.

    I've only ever been an affiliate BTW and not a product seller.

    4 months seems a bit of a joke but PayPal and everyone else for that matter have no problem holding your money for a similar amount of time.
     
  9. gogetta

    gogetta Power Member

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    Plimus is not a scam! I have been using them since 2008 and have been paid my earnings all the time on time. Its not one of the main networks I use but I do get around 2k a month from them. The only thing that I have noticed bad about plimus is that the vendors can easily change to a new contract and cut out the affiliates who have already promoted the product. Very easy for vendors to steal affiliate commission on there.
     
  10. blade

    blade Regular Member

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    Plimus is not a scam but they are assholes. They refunded a transaction without notifying me and their support is the worst. I am not working with them since 2006.
     
  11. Typlo

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    Each situation may be different, but I have been using them for 2 years with no problem what so ever. They did suspend one of my sites before, but I take credit for my faults, it was because of my layout. But I have been using them and been promptly paid for 2 years with my other site. Your situation may be a little bit different, but they are definately not a scam. If u think they are a scam, then try paypal
     
  12. autowakins

    autowakins Junior Member

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    I never really liked Plimus anyways.... I can understand how painful that can be! Why would they wait 3months! Having said that, I don't think they're scam. I just didn't like their charges
     
  13. imperial444

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    NO it's not, a good company I worked with
     
  14. infrax

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    I just had a similar issue. I'm having my best month, made more than $6000 and next morning I wake-up, received an email, your account is closed, we wish you the best. we are holding your money for 3 months, account deleted.

    The crappy thing is I can't do anything other than share it on forums, they can even keep my money and whom will I talk to?

    As a fellow Internet Marketer, I don't advise you to use them.
     
  15. dog-tag

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    I always mail sellers "I won't use plimus, have you got PayPal?"

    I consider PP the lesser of 2 evils....

    Plimus are highly incompetent and waste alot of time. The customer is never in their interests ever.
     
  16. infrax

    infrax Newbie

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    I don't know if I got used to Plimus interface or something else, but I can't even send a confirmation email after purchase with PayPal.

    I need a third party provider such as E-junkie to send the download information of the guides.

    So stupid.
     
  17. winseosoft

    winseosoft BANNED BANNED

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    i got my plimus account closed too. i still have $4k there :(
     
  18. redclover

    redclover BANNED BANNED

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    Yeah PayPal is the GodFather of them all. They invented the word scam.

    RedClover
     
  19. areste

    areste Newbie

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    Plimus is a joke, the last time I use them