Date This Problem Happened: January 4, 2012
State You Live in: Ohio
Age Range: 51-65
Total Amount of Fee Paid:
Company Name: Peter Jones, Legal Department
Company Address: Chicago, Illinois
Company Telephone Number: 312-604-3650
Website of Company:
Received call that I had a payday loan headed to court in CA. The caller “Peter Jones” (312-473-2701) stated that I had to pay the $300 or it would go to court today. When I asked questions, he stated that he had no information since my paperwork was at the courthouse. Questions: “When was the loan?” “Who was the payday loan with?” My son got on the phone and demanded answers so the caller stated it was with Cashadvanceusa. I emailed CashAdvanceUSA since they had no phone number listed. I received a call and Anita stated that I had no loans whatsoever in their database. This guy Peter Jones called today to tell me that I do have a loan and he gave me another phone for cashadvanceusa – 315-604-3650 to call. They had no information since it was sent to the legal department/court house.
Consumer Action Taken:
I stated that I had no letters from them that I owed money. I asked for their company name and they gave me “Legal Department”. They also stated that they are attorney’s but would not give the me anything as the name of the attorney office except “Legal Department”. That I had contacted CashAdvanceUSA which changed it’s name some time ago to CashAdvanceNOW. I stated that they had checked their database and that I had never taken out a loan with them. So far they are insisting that I owe this money even though they have NO information to give. No dates since they 1st stated it was 3 years ago when I stated no way. They changed it to 2 years ago and again I stated no way. So they changed it again immediately to 1 year ago. They want a payment since they are being so kind to wait by Friday. Stated that I would have to go to court in CA when they are calling from Chicago IL. The main problem I have is they have all my information – bank, driver’s license, SSN. I am confused how they got all of this. Not sure how to handle this at this point but I was about to sign up with mypaydayrelief.com for 2 other loans I have. So I am confused if this is true or not. They call daily several times threating court in CA where I will have to fly out to. That I will receive a subpneo to go to CA for court. Since I live in Ohio along with having been out of work due to a car accident that is impossible. I received a letter or email with the information and they again stated that they do not have it since it is at the courthouse. They stated they did not have a website or 800 number.
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Legal Department - Consumer Complaint - 1-16-2012 by Consumer
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