QUOTE(freemoney001 @ Aug 20 2008, 02:17 AM)
I logged onto Wachovia and had them send you a link.
I would like to confirm that Wachovia's description of its referral program is indeed misleading or incomlete and it is possible to take advantage of this referral offer online.
Here is a copy of a part of email that I received from freemoney001 (names were changed and the referral link was removed)
Dear Mark X,
John Smith, a valued Wachovia customer, asked us to email you about the benefits of
banking with Wachovia. In addition to being the bank that is #1 in Customer
Satisfaction, Wachovia offers a Free Checking account with no monthly service
fee and no minimum balance or direct deposit requirement.
And now, with our Customer Referral Program, we'll send $25 to you and to
John Smith when you open a new Free Checking account with Wachovia. It's that simple.
With Wachovia, you'll have access to over 3,400 Financial Centers, over 5,100 ATMs,
and 24/7 access online and by phone. You can also take advantage of our new
Way2Save(SM) program that helps you save when you use your Check Card to make a
purchase or pay bills online.
In order to earn your $25 bonus, please click on the link below or copy and paste the entire link into
your browser and open your new account today.
Please note that this email and the corresponding link above were created especially for you and
the person who referred you. Accordingly, the email and the link are only valid for you should you decide
to open an account with Wachovia. Please do not forward this email as others are not eligible for the
Customer Referral Program or the $25 bonus using your unique link.
Want to apply later? Save this email and be sure to follow the link above in order
to earn this special offer. Or, if you would like, open your new account by calling
800-WACHOVIA or by visiting your local Wachovia Financial Center. Remember
to mention that you were referred to Wachovia by John Smith.
Thank you for considering Wachovia. We hope to have you as a customer
Here is a copy of a part of the web page, where the referral link leads to
Thank you for considering a Wachovia Free Checking account through our Customer Referral Program. We appreciate the opportunity to tell you about the benefits of banking with Wachovia, and why your friends and family members have made us #1 in Customer Satisfaction for 7 years in a row.1
And, when you open a new Free Checking account, we'll send you and the person who referred you a $25 Wachovia Visa Gift Card.2
In addition to the $25 bonus, with Wachovia you get:
Full-service banking at over 3,400 Financial Centers and more than 5,100 ATMs
Free Online Banking with Bill Pay, Online Statements, and Balance Alerts
Reward points with every qualifying Wachovia Check Card purchase3
Free mobile banking with Wachovia MobileSM4
Way2SaveSM—the innovative new program that helps you save when you use your Check Card to make a purchase or pay bills online5
Simply choose the account below that's right for you and open your new account today.
Free Checking Most Popular
It's really free—no monthly service fee, no minimum balance or direct deposit required.
Free Student Checking Exclusively for College Students
Get all the benefits of Free Checking, plus one free overdraft refund, free incoming wire
transfers, and one free savings account.
Apply online in 8 minutes or less.
It's faster than you may think to get started. Remember to use the Apply Now links above to be sure you're included in the Customer Referral Program.
Need more information about other Wachovia checking accounts? Call us or visit a Wachovia Financial Center today—and be sure to mention that you were referred through the Customer Referral Program.