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Victim Location 44231
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

They called and told me that I qualified for a loan. Because my credit was poor that I I needed to send them a money gram for 250.00 for loan insurance. I asked him for the insurance companies name, he said that it was within the loan company. He had all my banking info, my address. I told him it would take me 2 hours to be able to send him the money. I did this so I could check it out with the BBB. They told me it was a scam. From his accent he is of foreign descent, and saidhis name was Kevin Miller.

Victim Location 47031
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I got an email that said I was approved for $5,000 loan. Called the phone number, guy said to wire $200. He read all the last 4 digits to my social, account number and routing number. I knew it was a scam right then and there. Did not wire any money. I am calling my bank to let them know. I have attached the exact pdf I received in the email.

Brittney Goodwin

[email protected]

812-707-7104

Victim Location 90280
Total money lost $500
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

They are called advance america a man named bob cooper and mark with heavy accents said i qualified for a 1500.00 loan $140.00 per mo. For12 mo. To pay loan off asked me to go to cvs and send300.00 to them as a verification that i can make my payment and i would get it back with the1500.00 the same day something went wrong and i had to send200.00 more yesterday and i still have not received a dime. I asked them to cancel the loan and send me my500.00 back and they refused. I believe they are in south carolina or Connecticut the# is 803'661 0454 please help. My name is Miguel Martinez562 254 6215. Don't know what to do.

Victim Location 85283
Total money lost $200
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was suppose to get a loan, it seemed legit, they said it was a federal government company. I sent them $200, and they said the loan along with the $200 would be in my bank account in 30-40 minutes. After 1 hour, I called them back to cancel it because I had a feeling it was a scam, and he said that I can't get a refund but he can get his $2000 back.

Victim Location 72761
Total money lost $144
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

This loan company sent me an email telling me I was approved for a $4000 loan,now since I had applied online for a loan I believed it to be legit .I searched the name of the company,Advance America which is a legit company but this company wanted me to go buy a $144.00 Amazon card,take pictures of it,front and back and send it to them....I fell for it,then later they wanted me to buy again a $300.00 Amazon gift card and do the same..This is when I realized it was a scam..There were no address,no web page,they didn't have a customer service so I told then to cancel the loan I didn't want it...They become very irate with me...I told them I was turning them over to the BBB and also the Attorney General..They kept calling me and I kept telling them I was reporting them....I can't file an official report here since they have no address,web page or url.....They stoled $144.00 from me...They are not part of the real legit Advance America....

Victim Location 92845
Total money lost $4,000
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Claim to be a loan company! Their phone number is 9548896421! Took me for more then $4,000!!! Companies names are cash net, USA and advance america!!!

Victim Location 31202
Total money lost $225.38
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Sent moneyGram for $213.88 plus $11.50 transfer fee to company supposedly Advance America to get a loan, they called me back and wanted more money before I could get the funds. The number for them is 773-782-6443. I attached the copy of contract they sent me. Lost my money and no way to get it back.

Victim Location 52351
Total money lost $1,700
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was contacted by phone on 10-15-15 by Mack Brown from San Antonio Texas ###-###-####. I applied for a loan $5000.00, they wanted $200 ** *** ** *** *** ** *** *** ** *** * *** *** *** * ***7765) for Nick Verda from California. On 10-17-2015 I sent 357.00 money gram (reference # 48943440) and it was sent to Roniol Kocx from California. 10-19-2015 I sent 200.00 money gram (reference 44319345) and it was sent to Duval Gomez from North Carolina. 10-19-2015 I sent 333.00 money gram (93283423) and it was sent to Duval Gomez from North Carolina. My son Corey Schulte talked to Mack Brown via text message on 10-1715 and 10-19-2015 using this number: ###-###-####. Adam White from Washington DC, phone number ###-###-####, he admitted that it was a scam. The reason I was told talk to Adam White because I was going to report them to the FBI.

Victim Location 21223
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Someone name Mark white called me from advance America and told me I have to pay them a hundred forty dollars an order to get a loan with them the number is 8033172596

Victim Location 44122
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I  had initially applied online for a number of loans. I received a text message today from Advance America.  Message said I was approved for $5000 loan. Message stated to call them back. I called the number 718-717-2192. The person that answered was difficult to understand. They Instructed me to Moneygram $212 for insurance. I could barely understand the person I was speaking with.  The call was breaking up also. I had called number twice and thought it was strange I got the same person.

Victim Location 77536
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I had been receiving phone calls/emails, a payday loan Cash Advance America, and on the call ID the phone number reads, 1-214-614-9030, the gentleman’s name is Mr. Alex White, his title, Sr. Funding Officer (funding manager). I became very suspicious because he sounded like he was pushing for time, anxious for me to open a new account. He also gave me a list of banks to choose from to open this new checking account, 1USAA Bank, 2Wells Fargo Bank, 3Suntrust Bank, 4Capital One Bank and on one of them I clicked on, “Scams”, read the, “Tips to avoid being scammed.” I followed 4 tips below. I did not file a complaint because I did not follow through with his offer. He really sounds very convincing and as much as I need a lot of help right now, I do not feel comfortable following through with this offer or shall I say, “SCAM/SCAMMMER”!!!!!!.

1. Research the companies that solicit your business. Use resources such as the ScamPulse.com. If you can’t find any company information during your research, consider this a red flag and avoid doing business with them.

2. Avoid high-pressure situations or deadlines. If someone urges you to act quickly or advises you not to tell anyone else, you should be cautious about dealing with this person.

3. If a potential employer, unconfirmed business solicitor or potential buyer asks you to wire them money—don’t do it! It’s a scam.

4. Be suspicious of anyone who claims they can generate guaranteed profits quickly.

Miss *** ***

Victim Location 98922
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

I was told that I was approved for a loan to be paid back in installments. After verifying all my identity information, I was told that I needed to send $250 to receive the loan thru Western Union. I told them I had no money and they said your loan is denied. When I asked them about all my private information, the guy responded with "[censored] your information". Now I am scared that my identity will be stolen and my credit will be ruined.

Victim Location 96740
Total money lost $475
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

They sent an email saying I was approved for a $5000 person loan and on their document said no money up front then after speaking with them they needed $225 to be in preload prepaid through western union so I did and then said I needed to give $250 for insurance purpose then I did same procedure and told over the phone that they couldn't transfer the funds because they had a different bank and I said that is *** because any bank can deposit money in my account as long as have the routing number and bank account number and now I am out $475 and no money left to me and I have bills to pay and food to buy for my daughter!!!!! They called themselves advance america (789)4847907

Victim Location 01235
Type of a scam Advance Fee Loan

Received the following:



Loan Approval Letter

Please get back to us ASAP.



Due Date: 15th of each month starting from MAY.



Loan amount: $3000.00



Total Payback: $ 3300.00



Monthly Payment: $275 for 12 Months



*** Smith



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Victim Location 44484
Total money lost $3,800
Type of a scam Other

(Input by dispute resolution specialist)WAS ASKING FOR A LOAN AND THEY KEPT ASKING FOR MORE MONIES PUT ON GREEN DOT CARDS AND DID NOT HONOR THE VERBAL AGREEMENT TO PUT CASH INTO CHECKING ACCOUNT;WOULD LIKE TO HAVE THE 3800.00 THAT I PUT OUT TO GET THE LOAN

Victim Location 93202
Total money lost $1,384.95
Type of a scam Fake Check/Money Order

It was a personal loan for my husband *** ***issue (SCAM/FRAUD) contact name: *** *** number: ***-***-*** ext:171 and to ***, *** that we send money through western union/moneygram so they could let my husband borrow a loan. But i sent it through my name i sent them on 4/22/2015 150.00 + 3.95fee through money gram, 600.00 + 11.50fee on 4/24/2015 to repair credit report. On 4/24/2015 western union 350.00 + 28.00fee. Then on 4/27/2015 we spoke to *** *** that they couldn't help us any more cause the sender was myself and *** said we should of knew that, i ***, *** never told us that and ***knew that my husband was at work at got off at 7:00pm. Then ***,*** said to send them another 230.00 +11.50fee through money gram on 4/27/2015 so the contract we be canceled and said mine to but i never gave them my personal information. That they will refund the money back to our acct of 1,050. Today i spoke to the both represntive, said that they would not do it cause they needed more money. Please help on this matter. ComplaintID#***

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