Loan Scams

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Unresolved

Online loan scam

  • by: KrystalRoyalty
  • #42791
  • Dec 02, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Went through process of receiving a loan that was granted to me they asked me to send them a good faith deposit back and wouldn't give me required information to do so on top of being on top of me call after call without a chance to even get anything done sending threats of legal action when I wish legal action would do something about this scam artist I woke up to a deposit in my account they had told me process they wer going to call in morning so I figured if I ignored it it would go away but it did not as they blew my phone up I checked my account and bam there was money in there deposited and nothing I could do to give it back except money gram or western union?? Please help I think I have been scammed
Names reported:
Ronnie Wilson
Phones reported:
626-888-7352
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

Got scammed for a loan

  • by: GeneralPain
  • #42726
  • Dec 01, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $949
I answered a text I got for a $5000.00 loan to be paid back $220.00 for 25 months. They deposited a fraudulent treasury check in my account for $978.00. They wanted me to pay them by WesternUnion $949.00 which I unwittingly did. Needless to say, I'm out those funds.
Names reported:
Bryan Michael Sims, Alex Cooper
Phones reported:
404-462-4007
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

They have been calling me several times a day sometimes

  • by: Gruggscon
  • #42645
  • Nov 30, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I applied for a personal loan in like. And every since I have. I have been receiving calls from fornier people. The first scam was a u.a. government loaned I was chosen to receive different amounts this last call was for an amount of $9,000 Cause I have never been arrested. But they want me to go to wal mart but two cards that can not be traced and put $150.I'm one. And I believe $250. I'm on another. And my money will arrived within 15 min. Wellni called them on there scam and we had a curse argument several times. Now I'm getting a call from Florida so it saids. From a loan company I have been approved for 3,000 and my payment Wil be 250. A month for 16 months. But they give u another number to call along with your loan id number which mine was L C 121 and to call this number back 786 9771 they have called me several times. They want me to send $50 dol. To them to receive the money. Please find them and stop this it's unreal and out of control. Thank u very much.
Phones reported:
786-319-9771
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

Loan scam

  • by: HolBen
  • #42633
  • Nov 30, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $200
This loan company call and said that I was. Approve for a loan 5000 so they deposited 400 in our account. And ask us to send it back so I did that was for a loan verification then they deposited 400 in our account again and again I sent it back now our account is a negative 300 dollars we called our bank and they told us that it wasn't a loan company. It was a scam
Names reported:
Mark Benson
Phones reported:
347-786-6947
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

I have been scammed by Cash Advance USA for a $6000 loan by means of transferring multiple bogus fees by depositing the fees through Apple ITunes and giving them the 16 digit scratch offs. I

  • by: RDLR
  • #42618
  • Nov 30, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $1,423
Out of desperation for a loan due to poor credit, I was duped by this loaning company. They presented me a $6000 loan via email with legit looking loan documents. I was charged an installment fee of $147, then $283 for a wire transfer fee, $296 insurance policy fee, $297 Texas state tax and $400 for money gram pick fees in which all these charges to be deposited in ITunes cards from Walgreens and CVS Pharmacies. Once bought I was to scratch off for the 16 digits and characters and then providing them the 16 digits and characters to be paid. Once all the transactions were made they told me told me to go to the nearest BURBANK, CALIFORNIA WAL-MART TO PICK UP THE MONEY WITH FOUR SEPARATE 10 DIGIT NUMBERS FOR $1725 FOR EACH TRANSACTION. A TOTAL OF OVER $6900. SADLY, ONCE I GOT TO PICKING UP THE MONEY THE 10 DIGIT NUMBERS WERE BOGUS AND THAT THE EMPLOYEE TOLD ME THAT MONEY GRAM PICK UPS ONLY HAVE 8-9 NUMBERS. PLEASE HELP GET THESE SCAM ARTISTS!!
Names reported:
Daniel, Dave,Martin
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Phones reported:
512-547-6102
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.
Unresolved

Loan scam

  • by: Batap
  • #42578
  • Nov 29, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
Received a email that my loan had been approved, and the money would be placed in my account. Called the company told them I didn't apply for a loan, told them I contacted the FTC.I needed a letter stating that the account was closed, when I refused to give them my social security number they hung up.
Names reported:
Frank Jefferson
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]­l.com
Phones reported:
703-334-7649
Identity Theft Risk:
 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Comments:

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Jun 02, 2017 4:13 PM

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Rose

Oct 08, 2016 8:49 PM

Someone called my mother today and gave her an 800 number claiming to be from Duke Energy (our power company)saying her payment method is faulty and they haven't received the last 2 months so they have to cut her power, asking her for the last two amounts we've payed, the last 4 of the social and asking for a western union payment. I called Duke and it's a lie, there's no two months owed and no shut off order, just a scammer targeting seniors. Don't believe it if it happens to you, she did have our name and address, the number she gave us is: (800) 553-8208 Claims to be someone named Alicia Parra

antonio

Sep 22, 2016 11:15 AM

I've got one better! Hello, I do apologize for the misfortune on your behalf, but do not worry, you are able to scam them back. I have just obtained $982.00 in free money. Everything that was mentioned in the complaints was exactly the same process I had to go through. However I knew it was a scam right away because they would send the money to be in your available balance which technically does not belong to you. So what they do is they send you a wired transfer, which the bank, out of mercy, will allow you to get a small amount until the account can be verified, giving you a small available balance. In my case that was $100. I was told to take that money and buy an itunes gift card to "verify" a transaction using their accounts. Now I asked myself, "No that can not be right." So I asked my girlfriend to do some scam researches and she stumbled across this page, fortunately enough, to back up my suspicions. What they do is send you money that is on hold, or pending, until verified, have you purchase a card with the $100 available or whatever your case is so as soon as you spend it you will be negative $100 in your account. But it will not show up as negative until the agent/rep pulls the initial transaction out. Meaning you never had the funds to begin with, but thinking you did becase it shows as an avilable balance, spend the $100 which makes it like an overdraft. This will in most cases result in the actual amount spent plus fees. Now what I did was I went and bought an itunes card for $15 and put the remaining $85 on an American Express loadable card. I told them that the lady at the store charged me the entire $100 on just a $15 itunes card. So I sent them a pic of the verification code and the receipt of the purchased items, with a simple adjustment (I took a Q-tip, wet it lightly, and erased the second item that was listed on the receipt, so it looked like $100 was spent on only one item). I took a picture of the recipt and showed him proof that i was "ripped off." So he asked me to go back and talk to the manager, which "i did" (my girlfriend is a great actor, which i now question her actual satisfaction in bed, lol just kidding). My girl and I staged a fake arguement between myself and her, the "manager", with the whole "the customer is always right" scenario and it worked. They believed I was ripped off so they asked me to just take the $882 still pending in my account, and once it posted fully to my account, send it back tomorrow for a $2500 loan, when the loan was initially only $1000. So all in all, what they intended to do was put money in my account temporarily, have me buy a gift card worth $100 that they take the money off of, then withdraw the entire loan amount that was pending before it could actually post to my account. But they didn't anticipate my $15 itunes card idea, so they didn't get the whole $100 profit they normally get. That, combined with my charade about getting ripped off where I bought the gift card at, made them decide to go ahead and let the remaining $882 post to my account, thinking that I would send it back to them tomorrow in the hopes of a $2500 loan. Funny how things work right? So they let the transaction go through, and now I have their money and they can not do anything about it. I closed out my bank account after pulling all the money out. I have to say, I'm not a scam artist but after I read a lot of the complaints I felt bad and wanted to do something about it. So there you go! I'm sure if enough people read this, they will stop eventually. And believe me it was no risk. You just have to wait until the funds are in your actual balance, not just your available balance. That is the most important part. BUT WAIT, ALSO REMEMBER THIS: THE MORAL OF THE STORY IS TAKE ME OFF THE FUCKING CALL LIST LIKE I ASKED TO BEGIN WITH.... NOT ALL OF US ARE IGNORANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOOD LUCK.

Rick Snyder

May 19, 2016 12:48 AM

Bait them. I trick scammers into giving me their mule bank accounts then I report them and get the bank accounts killed.

Kathie Lussier

May 19, 2016 12:35 AM

Regarding Speedy Cash. . . .I too was contacted by a Joanna Wilson stating I had been approved for a $5000 loan. This happened two days AFTER I had been scammed by Richard Hurley. I became suspicious with this call and went to the Speedy Cash website. This is a legitimate loan company but the telephone number was different from the one I had received from Joanna Wilson. I called the 800 number and spoke with a very nice woman who assured me this Joanna Wilson was a fraud. I forwarded the loan papers that I had received to the real Speedy Cash and they told me they would never have used this type of format and more importantly they were not even licensed to give out loans in my state! As desperate as I am for a loan, I will never fall victim to one of these scams again. If it sounds too good to be true it is. A reputable loan company will NEVER ask for money up front.