Loan Scams

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Unresolved

Fraudulent personal loan

  • by: Kathryn
  • #52226
  • Nov 8, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $400
We were called by these people after my son did a personal loan search for people with no/bad credit. He was offered a $4000 loan if he would buy first one and then two Google Play cards. They said that was the only way they could get the money to him.
Names reported:
Adam Smith, Tyson Grant
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Promise that loan approval $5000. Would be released through Moneygram after purchase of Goggle Card

  • by: rwiley
  • #52146
  • Nov 6, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $50.00
Received text on phone stating approved for $5000.00, Contact with letter on to my email. Call number, 201 762 4855, Mathew Brady ex137, gave me. Tracking number, Moneygram 261 983 54 went to Walmart, called Mathew, he transfer me to his loan officer, whom told me to get out of line, purchase $ 50. Goggle Card, call him back w/barcode, and money gram would be released, did so and clerk said no money, called back, them advised; need to pay $300. State transfer tax?? Sensed deception, called back spoke with Supervisor Sarah, whom said she fire Mathew; that she would refund $500, added to $5000.00, she would pay and to purchase another $50.00. I later email advised would contact FBI,FTC, Attorney General New Jersey, Conn. no response
Names reported:
Mathew Brady, Sarah
Phones reported:
201-762-4855, 201-677-2052
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

I was scammed by Kevin Thomas

  • by: Carolina42
  • #52117
  • Nov 5, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $750
I received an email approving me of a loan and then they wanted activation fees and then wanted more n more. Now they are telling me the FTC wants me to send another 400. I just want my money back.
Names reported:
Kevin Thomas, Richard Elix
Phones reported:
929-269-3385
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

Online Loan Company

  • by: KimMeinberg
  • #52090
  • Nov 5, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $2800
What online to look for loan to help with glasses and dentures and other medicine. They texted me and call. Oked loan asked for bank account. Sent four checked to my account from two other companies. My bank firm and st deposited them and then said they where fake checked and took the hem out a couple of Tim s. now I owes my bank money. And have not got the loan money or any more text and calls for the om loan company
Names reported:
David Guerrera
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

I have been scammed by Kevin Brown

  • by: TKH
  • #52057
  • Nov 3, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I applied for a loan online.He sent me a message saying I was approved for 10,000.00 loan.He said I had to pay for insurance on the loan first totalling $350.00.I told him I didn't have it.He said that's fine mam,im going to help u.He said,I'm going to send u money but you have to send it right back.He sent a check $996.00 to my bank.He called me 6:00 am told me I had to go to Walmart right then
I told I couldn't I had to go to work.He was mad.St 12:00 he was calling again this time a hi was on the phone said his name was Gary Brown.Told me to stay on the phone with him until I hot to Walmart. Once I hot in Walmart told me to buy 9 Google play cards,but once I get to cashier,my do had expired so I left thhere,went beside Walmart to gamestop's where I was told just pay $900.00.I could keep the rest. I used my card but it was denied
He told me I'm calling your bank.The bank put a hold on that check.So he told me to buy a card for $200.00 and he would have a $15,000.00 loan sent to me within 15 mins.Then he told me the bank said I had a low credit score for a loan like that.I starting crying and told him u said you was going to help me and now you took my $200 and i raise a grandson by my self.He said oh miss just stop crying I'm going to call u back in 10 mins.I was at work and couldn't talk
.At 5:00 PM my phone was ringing again it was him.He said I'm going to give you your money back.I said thank u so much .He said I'm going to send $2200.00 to u.You keep $200.00 but u have to send the $2000.00 back so we can process your $15,000.00 loan
I told him ok,he contacts me at 11:30 Friday night and tells me to go to Walmart.I said I will send a money order, he said no it takes to long
So I went to the teller machine to see if I could get my money back ,it wasn't available. I told him he was upset.The receipt at that time said available balances is $71.00 and a little change.He hung up
He called right back.He told me its available now.i told him ok I went to cash points and yes it was It was in there.I got my $200.00 out.He told me to try get $1000.00.I couldnt.I tried $500.The machine. You have exceeded your spending limit for today.So I left a d came home.He is steadily calling and threatening me.He says hes going turn my file into FTCI havent signed anything no plan documents. The phone number he was calling from 509-592-9824.
Names reported:
Kevin Brown
Phones reported:
509-592-9824
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

Personal loan scam

  • by: undar
  • #52038
  • Nov 2, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $1000
I asked for the personal loan of 5000,they say I have been approved,but what they did was instead of sending me 5000 in total,they just sent me 1000 only..and they say for verification purpose,they tell me to buy visa,mastercard,I have to send them 800 back yo them,that time I said I don't want to do that, I don't want the loan anymore and called my chase bank for that 1000 deposit..but they say because I cancelled the loan application,they will filed the lawsuit on me 1000 plus 250 for cancellaton fee,which doesn't make sense,I didn't use any of the money they sent me,and I didn't sign anything..
Names reported:
Ethan Benjamin
Web/emails reported:
www.lendingclub.com
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.