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Victim Location 44509
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

i was looking for a loan and got what I think is a suspicious phone with loan offer said she was from advance america

Victim Location 85335
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Advised that they can off loan amount for $5000 wanted to send money first in order to get funds. Through 3rd party lender.

Victim Location 32935
Total money lost $125
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was looking for a loan and this company called me to offer me a loan. Once offered they told me that my bank did not accept deposits from them and I would have to pay $50. I had to buy an iTunes card and send them a picture of it. Then the next day they said there was a 75.00 fee but assured me there wouldn't be another. So I did it and now they will not even take my calls. They are using the Advance America symbol from the well known payday loan company

Victim Location 87110
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was given a text about a approved for 7000 when I called they anseerd with Indian accent answer saying his name is Steve Jones on the text but different name saying John Williams and that i was approved for 5000 and that monthly payment would be 242 a month starting at the first of the month in the text they said no processing fee or upfront fee which was sent by a different number than the one he text me back on then I was talking to the financial guy then then they started saying that they need to deposit 400 into the account for insurance purposes when they asked me if there was a 7 11 or walmart near thats when i got suspicious why would i need to pay back the amount your going to deposit by a different source then the one you are sending it in that's when I asked for the name of the company and put down on google and these other information came on about them with same script that I was told being told by other people that have posted on here just like I have so after they asked for the security question for the account which is another red flag going in my head they also asked me if the account was negative or positive and offcourse i said negative they said if I can open another bank account I said yes but not anytime soon they also asked if I had a friend or family member that I could use right there was another red flag how do they they won't get pay then if it is a different bank I didn't say anything and hung so if you get a text or call and they sound India just hang up and get it from a real bank or a legit organization atleast I dodge something that could of been worst

Victim Location 27285
Type of a scam Debt Collections

Someone called me from a private number and said that they was going to serve me a summons and that I have to call 877-349-6089 about a matter . I called that number and they told me that they had to get a hard copy , they loan was taken out in 2012 and now going on 6 years later the loan company Advance America was going to take me to take me to court, they told me they would give me two options to take care of the matter and I told them that I would have to contact my attorney they asked who my attorney was I told them they spokes person said that they attorney was Bogus and hung up on me..

Victim Location 33931
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Jenny called with a thick accent that reminded me of possibly India but I am not 100% sure. She said she was with Advance America in regards to my loan application. Which I have applied to many loans recently and I do not remember every single loan results that I applied for. Assuming it was legit enough as the name sounded close enough. She first asked me how much I wanted to borrow. It was approved almost to quickly and without hesitation. Then requested to have personal information texted to the number she was calling from. The background noise was not that of a typical loan agency. Information was texted to two different phone numbers. In which after the info was given, Jenny changes the plan and requests to know if there is some bad credit or open account under my name. There is I informed her of my directtv account. She informs that she will have the lender put $200 into the account, in which I was to send back the money before I would receieve my loan amount. "To build credit".

Jenny: Do you have any stores near you?

Me: Walmat

Jenny: Can you go to walmart now?

Me: What Am I getting at walmart?

Jenny: Payment.

This payment was not explained fully. I was unsure if it was to be a MoneyGram or a gift card. She was pushy and raised her voice multiple times getting bossy like. I informed her that she did not need to talk to me in that manner.

I was already suspicious of the situation as she logged into my bank account. But, I was done when she requested the deposit verification code given via text message to my phone from my bank. I asked her how come you need the code? She said to verify it is you to deposit. I question why my direct deposit did not need this code. Then I was done. I knew it smelled off from the beginning. I tried to get as much information out of her as possible once I realized that is loan was not a good idea to continue with.

Victim Location 18655
Total money lost $300
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was scammed for $300 in I Tune gift cards by these jerks....It supposedly was a "good faith" gesture...that they were going to lend me $1000....and was done on a money gram phone. ! filed a complaint with the ...FTC against these scammers.... They are supposedly Advance America.. in Orlando Florida...they are.imposters...scammers...with a phone number of 321 300 9720 beware!

Victim Location 98338
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Sent me this email and I’m afraid that I’m going to be responsible now after they wir money to someone

Victim Location 35622
Type of a scam Counterfeit Product

They claimed to be a loan company. They approved me for a $3000 loan. They used a counterfeit check ad deposited money into my bank.

Victim Location 95660
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I’m concerned that these scammers are pretending to be from Cash America located at 7622 University Blvd, Winter Park, FL. 32792 (321-392-0841) . The have obtained my bank routing and bank account numbers. However, I became extremely suspicious because they asked for my banks password and user id.

They have called me more than 4 time within the past hour demanding my password and user name. emailed me 3 times. texted me twice.

description: very thick aerobic accents. two guys trading the phone pretending to me the Loan Officer, Mike Stone per the emails that they sent to me.

I have asked them to verify the business license number, owners name and contact telephone number, and the business federal tax identification number. Nothing has materialized with regards to these demands from me.

I'm very concerned that these scammers will take advantage of an unsuspecting American.

Victim Location 76691
Total money lost $150
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

they wanted me to pay 300 dollars to receive a 5000 dollar loan

Victim Location 19013
Total money lost $200
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was working with this company for 3 days trying to receive a payday loan and I was told by Don Watson that because my credit score was so low that I had to make a payment of $200. I purchased a $200 gift card from CVS to verify the payment and when i called Don back he stated I purchased the wrong gift card and that card couldnt be used, he told me to return the card. I asked the store manager if i could return the card and he stated because the card was activated already that it could not be returned!!

Victim Location 48235
Total money lost $989
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was scammed out of $989.00 by a man name Stanley Marshall he said he was from Advance America

Victim Location 48235
Total money lost $989
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was scammed out of $989.00 by a man name Stanley Marshall he said he was from Advance America

Victim Location 76006
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Do Not Send These People Any Money!!!!! They will tell you need to send $100.00 to cover the wire transfer fees. That's a lie!!

Victim Location 40360
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I had entered for a loan in the past gave them my information. Then a California number called me many times. I finally answered and the man said his name was John and he was gonna help me with a loan. He told me that I'd have to pay $75 for a transaction fee and then $112 for some activation. I told him that I decided I didn't want it and he proceeded to tell me that they had already sent it that a Cherie Villanueva from Easley South Carolina was waiting on $187 from me. He said I'd receive that money back but I refused and he kept telling me the money was already sent to the store.

Victim Location 99201
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was searching online for a loan, this company notified me by email that I had my application approved for $5000. Once i contacted them they had my information due to other online loan companys i was seeking out. they talked in a foreign language so i have no idea where they are. But they told me I must go to Wal-Mart to purchase a voucher in the electronics dept for $150 of my own money. Then go to money gram to get the verifacation number, (all so confusing) so somehow this would show them that i would be in good standings for the loan. I was so careless in giving out my information, they certainly give you the run around.. but they make sure you have online banking. After I went to wal-mart I knew that this was a big scam!! They had me going through different steps in order to get more information about my account clear to a sercurity code that is only usable for a short time.. Its harder for me to write what happened than talk to a person about it due to the memory. My bank phoned me today and said that shortly after i went to my bank on July 19, 2017 and closed that accout that someone had tried to deposit a bad check into my account to probably try and get a withdrawel today. if I recal his name was Peter Williams whom i was dealing with. After I told them I was reporting them to the i recieved a phone call that was pre-recorded that it was the IRS and to immediatly call the number that the had given me to resolve the issue of somthing to do with my bank and my finacial situation. Then later in the day on the 19th another person attempted to call me and it was the same people but different voices.. I had put there phone number in my contacts because of the numerous phone calls we were making back and forth and it was easy for me to id that it was them calling.

Victim Location 30349
Total money lost $300
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I received a email regarding a loan. The email said to contact the loan company regarding getting a loan for $3,000. So I called the place and the people already had my information from my social to my address. They then asked me to go to Walmart with $300 cash of my personal money to prove I can make the first two loan payments to purchase iTunes cards and once I did that the loan would be placed into my bank account. Unbeknownst to me not knowing about the loan process, I went and purchased the cards. I then contacted the people posing to be the scammer and they said they were still having problems putting the loan into my account. I was leery from that point forward because the whole thing seemed fishy. Nonetheless, they told me that they would try a test amount in my account and I was to go to the bank and withdraw the funds and send it back to them and I would receive my funds. I said no because no one withdraws money and sends it back to someone. They told me I had nothing to worry about and basically bullied me by saying if I refused a case would be filed against me and that I would be arrested. Kept making harassing phone calls to contact me and I subsequently blocked all contact numbers from them. They're posing to be loan officers from Advance America out of Brooklyn, NY. They are going to send you a email, but it doesn't appear to be on a official letterhead. It also appears that the scammer just copied and pasted Advance America on the email. I was scammed out of $300 cash of my own personal funds.

Victim Location 75001
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

they calledme per the email and stated I had been approved for 5,000 in a loan then emailed that I call asap within30 min and sent loan docs to sign I had applied for loans and signed before I realized not with them and not for that amt only 300/500 I replied to them what if iddnt need that amt then not to process anything I am not interested then looked online using the number on the letter it came back as phising so I reported it to goggle my bank and oyu all.

Victim Location 07840
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I have been searching for and personal loan received this email stating I have per approved and needed no money down. When I spoke to the gentleman he said because of my credit I needed to go to Walmart and get a gift card for 300.00 to show my good faith in paying the loan. he had my banking information I have contacted my back about this already. I told him I had to work and couldn't do this until later in the week. The more I thought about it I didn't feel right about it.

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