Vermont is one of those idyllic places you normal think of as safe and serene. With beautiful mountains and friendly people all about it’s one of the few places in the country you would not suspect scammers to be getting a foothold. Vermont State Police are warning their residents of various phone scams that are cropping up across the state. ... Read More »
“Dear Steve, My parents came into some hardship and were losing thier house of 20+ years. So I took out several payday loans. It got to bad that it was either my mortgage or the payday loan payment. I took out 4 loans. One loan has been willing for me to make small payments over the course of a year ... Read More »
Last December I first covered the problem with fake debt collectors calling to allegedly collect on past due payday loans. See “Frightening Calls From Fake Debt Collectors Threaten People With Jail for Payday Loans. It’s a Scam.” Well apparently now the scammers are saying they are FBI Agents. Interesting move. Not smart. The FBI has issued the following warning for ... Read More »
How do you know if a threatening call is legit? Today I received a phone cal from a person with a India accent stating that if we did did not return the call would would “have to face the consequences” but no company name was give and when I tryed to look up the number (661-532-8208) and was listed as ... Read More »
“Dear Steve, What should I do if a collection company won’t give me their address? The guy that called was Jeff Parker (212) 500-0839. The message he left was that there were papers filed under my SS# at the New York City court and I needed to contact them right away. He first told me that he was from a ... Read More »
Frightening Calls From Fake Debt Collectors Threaten People With Jail for Payday Loans. It’s a Scam.
Phantom phony debt collectors with Indian accents are calling people trying to scare them into paying debts that are not theirs. Some of the company names they use are American Credit Services, TAC Evolution, Allied Financial Services, CashNetUSA, Sonic Bank, Sonic CashNet, CashLand, and Cash America. If you know of others, please add them in the comments section below. The ... Read More »