Rush Gym Overcharge Error
A computer glitch causes thousands of dollars in preauthorized withdrawls from some local gym members' bank accounts. It affected hundreds of Rush Fitness clients in the Southeast, including Asheville and Greenville. Rush representatives says a glitch in the franchises third party billing processor is to blame. It affected about 500 members whose monthly dues are automatically drafted from their Visa credit cards or banking accounts. Those who were affected, face overdraft fees and potenitally poor credit scores down the line.
The third party computer glitch also affected several other gym franchises across the country. Anyone who was affected is encouraged to call Rush Fitness member services. The company says they will reimburse members for charges associated with the problem.