WASHINGTON (Reuters) – the AMERICAN fuel card company FleetCor Technologies Inc (FLT.S) who are responsible for the customers in the hundreds of millions of dollars in hidden fees after promising to help them, to help you spend less on fuel, as well as the Federal Trade Commission said on Friday.
In a court filing that the FTC asked a federal court in Georgia to stop the FleetCor and its chief executive officer, Ronald Clarke, by making the calculation of the hidden costs and returns, out.
FleetCor does not immediately respond to a request for comment.
In its complaint, the FTC said that FleetCor had made cards are to be paid to companies with a fleet of vehicles, with the promise that they would try to save money, there are fraud checks, and there are no membership or transaction fees.
But, he said, is that once a customer was signed up, FleetCor is a charge to them for at least a few of the hundreds of millions of dollars in unexpected costs.”
As we noticed the charges and complained of FleetCor, the company has removed the charges, and in many cases, FleetCor has been started, the charging of these customers for a variety of fees to make up the difference,” the FTC said in its complaint.
The FTC also accused the company of billing customers for the interest, financing costs, and the programs that they had not given their consent.
The FTC said thousands of customers had complained to the authorities and/or the Better Business Bureau.
The company’s share price was up 1.1 percent, just in time for the lunch on Friday was at $292.08.
Reporting by Diane Bartz, Editing by Rosalba O’brien