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need advice - notification from AA Corporate Security

Old Jul 5, 19, 4:06 pm
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Originally Posted by ksucats View Post
I read that to mean that he hasn't done that.
I interpreted the statement to mean that when he's done it, it wasn't on hold for a long time, in his opinion.

BTW, I'm confused by a reference to the OP being an authorized user. Does this mean that the fly now and pay later card is his wife's account? If so, have they been separated or divorced?
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:12 pm
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Originally Posted by TWA884 View Post
I've never heard of this card before. Now that I have and looked into it, I have no idea why anyone would use it.
Maybe I'm missing something when I read the T&Cs for the "Fly Now Payment Plan". If properly paid off within the 6 month time period (meeting the requirements of minimum monthly/payment due date) the purchaser/passenger will pay no interest. Now IF you pay you leave any balance even 1 penny at the end of the6 month payment period you will owe interest all the way back to the original purchase date.

If I read the correctly then for some it might not be a bad way to go.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:20 pm
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Originally Posted by MSPeconomist View Post
I interpreted the statement to mean that when he's done it, it wasn't on hold for a long time, in his opinion.

BTW, I'm confused by a reference to the OP being an authorized user. Does this mean that the fly now and pay later card is his wife's account? If so, have they been separated or divorced?
no - I'm am authorized user and we live together.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:28 pm
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Originally Posted by Grmaht View Post
No - the opposite. I've always called to get the ticket issued.
It they were all paid for, then I suspect the penalty, if any, would be less severe than if they weren't. At this point, all you can do is wait.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:30 pm
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Iím curious how AA corporate security would definitively tie a FT user name to a specific individual though. This canít be the only case of its kind currently under investigation.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:40 pm
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Originally Posted by Herrick View Post
Iím curious how AA corporate security would definitively tie a FT user name to a specific individual though. This canít be the only case of its kind currently under investigation.
It would take an analyst approx 6-10 () seconds to immediately recognize the case. And only -that- long if still severely hungover from the 4th
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:46 pm
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Originally Posted by JonNYC View Post
It would take an analyst approx 6-10 () seconds to immediately recognize the case. And only -that- long if still severely hungover from the 4th
do you have any speculated insight into how long these audits take?
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:51 pm
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I see what you did there JonNYC!
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:54 pm
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Originally Posted by Grmaht View Post
do you have any speculated insight into how long these audits take?
Why wouldn't you just use a normal credit card? If you didn't have any nefarious intentions and truly intended to buy the tickets, why wouldn't you just purchase them with a credit card like a normal person? I'd never even heard of the "Fly Now" card or whatever it's called. Seems many others here (mostly frequent AA flyers) hadn't either.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 4:56 pm
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Originally Posted by Herrick View Post
Iím curious how AA corporate security would definitively tie a FT user name to a specific individual though. This canít be the only case of its kind currently under investigation.
Interesting... I would think this case would stick out like a sore thumb from the usual attempts to sell miles/SWUs, and would be very easily recognized by AA security.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:16 pm
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Originally Posted by Grmaht View Post
everyone seems to be pretty harsh here - I am trying to figure out how to get out of this mess knowing none of it was not intentional to defraud the airline. If I wanted to hold a seat/fare I'd go to a travel agent or pay for a hold. All I am saying is the CC we've had issues with has been the AA Fly now card. I've had the card get declined either because the payment we made had not posted or processed. in no way was there intent to abuse the system. Other than tell them that do I have any recourse? I am looking for ways to resolve this issue as I've been a loyal Exec Plat for years and have a ton of miles in my account all of which are now frozen.
Nobodyís been ďharsh.Ē They are asking how many times since 2016 has this occurred.

AA doesnít do this unless there is a pattern and if this has occurred more than a couple of times, it can be called a pattern. As was advised, be honest with them and see what happens.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:17 pm
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Originally Posted by no1cub17 View Post
Why wouldn't you just use a normal credit card? If you didn't have any nefarious intentions and truly intended to buy the tickets, why wouldn't you just purchase them with a credit card like a normal person? I'd never even heard of the "Fly Now" card or whatever it's called. Seems many others here (mostly frequent AA flyers) hadn't either.
the plan allows you to defer payment for 6 months before interest accrues. This is serviced by Citibank - it can only be used on AA/AA.COM
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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:18 pm
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Originally Posted by wrldwide1 View Post


Nobodyís been ďharsh.Ē They are asking how many times since 2016 has this occurred.

AA doesnít do this unless there is a pattern and if this has occurred more than a couple of times, it can be called a pattern. As was advised, be honest with them and see what happens.
thanks. that is what I did...nothing wrong with harsh feedback. at this point I don't have any other choice but wait and pray that someone will have some level of mercy and my Exec Plat status and spend will help.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Grmaht View Post
I was trying to be open and transparent and willing to cooperate quickly to resolve the matter. It sounds like the chances of this being resolved is slim to none at this point. thank for your the honesty I appreciate it.
I would assume they are going to cancel your account and if they donít, I would be surprised.
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Old Jul 5, 19, 5:21 pm
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Originally Posted by no1cub17 View Post
Why wouldn't you just use a normal credit card? If you didn't have any nefarious intentions and truly intended to buy the tickets, why wouldn't you just purchase them with a credit card like a normal person? I'd never even heard of the "Fly Now" card or whatever it's called. Seems many others here (mostly frequent AA flyers) hadn't either.
OP can answer, but I can see niche cases where it would be useful if OP was having his travel expenses reimbursed over a time horizon that was greater than the grace period on his card, but less than 6 months.
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